A profile of jailed trader Tom Hayes, who was either behind the Libor scandal or became its fall guy.
Monday, September 14
“If You Start From the Premise of Refusing to Be An Asshole, Then a Lot of Other Decisions Kind of Make Themselves.”
An interview with Steve Albini on art, commerce, and ethic.
Thursday, September 10
John McAfee created one of the first anti-virus programs. Then he traveled to Belize, where he lived with a harem of young women and a lot of guns. His neighbor was murdered under mysterious circumstances. Today he’s convinced he’s being followed by members of the Sinaloa Cartel, as evidenced by packets of cream cheese he claims to have found near his residence. He also wants you to use his new mobile security apps.
Activist investor Bill Ackman set out to destroy the multilevel marketing company. But did he wind up helping it succeed instead?
Wednesday, September 9
The author, who works remotely, and her evolving relationship with her physical representation at the office: “an iPad on a stick on a Segway-like base.”
Tuesday, September 8
Two men try to disrupt the gray market of Chinese death services.
Monday, September 7
The Four Seasons restaurant rose to fame as a place to cut deals and be seen. Then its chauvinistic ways – and, specifically, those of its owner – caught up with it.
A treasure hunter found the world’s richest shipwreck off the coast of Cape Cod. Or at least that’s what he told his investors.
Thursday, September 3
A reporter lounges at the exclusive club for months to study the beautiful people sipping rosé poolside—and whether they’re actually doing any work.
Monday, August 31
The men who say they’ll try to save the once-bustling gambling resort town.