“Some of the best lines — and I’ve been lucky to hear really nutso lines over the years — are not in response to any kind of question. It’s in response to, ‘I don’t know.’”
Tuesday, March 10
Sunday, March 8
A drag pageant pioneer dropped out of the public eye after the 1960s. What happened to her?
Saturday, March 7
A correspondence school for writers turns out to be a sham. This piece forced it into bankruptcy.
Wednesday, March 4
An eyewitness tells us what it was like to be there.
Tuesday, March 3
Mamoru Samuragochi’s story turned out to be too good to be true.
Sunday, March 1
An ode to Juiceboxxx, a 27-year-old rapper from Milwaukee no one’s ever heard of.
Saturday, February 28
The author of The Anarchist Cookbook wishes he could take it all back.
“When constant revisionism and re-invention is under way, what does it profit a biographer to drag the weary ‘facts’ before us?”
Tuesday, February 24
Uncovering the real story behind Capote’s Hand-Carved Coffins.
Monday, February 23
The great director always refused to get liposuction.
Saturday, February 21
The selfie may have ended any hope of resurrecting New York’s nightlife.
An art museum in Tasmania is saving the local economy. It also offers an “eternity membership” which, for $75,000, will see your ashes displayed there once you’ve gone.