Wednesday, September 16


Cattle Calls

There’s a new endangered species in rural America: veterinarians.

Monday, September 14


Was Tom Hayes Running the Biggest Financial Conspiracy in History?

A profile of jailed trader Tom Hayes, who was either behind the Libor scandal or became its fall guy.


Thursday, September 10


The Prophet of Paranoia

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.


The Siege of Herbalife

Activist investor Bill Ackman set out to destroy the multilevel marketing company. But did he wind up helping it succeed instead?

Wednesday, September 9


My Life as a Robot

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.”


Spygate to Deflategate

Roger Goodell, the Patriots and one huge “makeup call.”

Tuesday, September 8


China’s Funeral Revolutionaries

Two men try to disrupt the gray market of Chinese death services.


The Cold War

Relations between two ice cream vendors in Oregon turn nasty.

Monday, September 7


You'll Never Power-Lunch in This Town Again

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.


Hook, Line, and Sinker

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


The Soho House Plan for World Domination

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.