Tuesday, February 10

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Joni Mitchell, Unyielding

The singer-songwriter has a calico cat named Nietzsche.

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The Company Man

The rise and fall of former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson.

Sunday, February 8

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Some Different Ways of Looking at Selma

The dramatic liberties a much-heralded film takes with historical fact show how hard it is to get complexity onto the big screen.

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The Reddest Carpet

The surreal pageantry of the North Korean Film Festival makes Hollywood look demure.

Friday, February 6

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My Dad, the Pornographer

How the author’s father wrote over 400 pieces of “pirate porn, ghost porn, science-fiction porn, vampire porn, historical porn, time-travel porn, secret-agent porn, thriller porn, zombie porn and Atlantis porn.”

Thursday, February 5

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You'll Never Write About Me Again

A journalist and documentarian charts over a decade of her relationship with Philip Roth.

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“They Have Your Emails.”

Seth Rogen, Amy Pascal, and the inside story of Sony’s hacking saga.

Tuesday, February 3

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To Steal a Mockingbird?

How Harper Lee was duped into signing away the rights to To Kill a Mockingbird, which still sells 750,000 copies per year, and how she’s fighting to get them back.

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To Steal a Mockingbird?

How Harper Lee was duped into signing away the rights to To Kill a Mockingbird, which still sells 750,000 copies per year, and how she’s fighting to get them back.

Sunday, February 1

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Meet the Shaggs

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.

Wednesday, January 28

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The Long, Strange Purgatory of Casey Kasem

The tragic final days (and very weird afterlife) of a radio legend.

Tuesday, January 27

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The True Life Confessions of Fleetwood Mac

In the wake of Rumours, the band endures a series of break-ups.