Being a Muslim-American actor often means being really good at yelling “Allahu Akbar!” before someone kills you.
The former Van Halen front man has actually made more money from booze and food than from music.
Tuesday, July 28
Looking to Nietzsche for self-help.
Monday, July 27
Sunday, July 26
The baseball game that launched a career in fiction.
Saturday, July 25
The life of Kimi Peck, a former screenwriter, once married to Gregory Peck’s son, who turned to “saving” stray dogs.
From 1968-1973, the three teenage Wiggin sisters, guided by a domineering father, played their strange music at New Hampshire ballrooms and recorded a single album. The Philosophy of the World LP goes for over $500 today, but the intervening decades have not been kind to the Wiggins.
Paul Newman’s will held some unpleasant surprises for his daughters.
Thursday, July 23
The story of a lawyer-turned-money launderer, stolen evidence, and a bunch of comics selling at outrageously high prices at auction. And Mussolini.
A trip to a lobster festival leads to an examination of the culinary and ethical dimensions of cooking a live, possibly sentient, creature.