Two ordinary Americans, inspired by right-wing extremism, plan to kidnap a cop.
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.
Tuesday, July 21
Al Seckel held legendary parties in the 1980s and 90s, with attendees ranging from Slash to Francis Crick. He later became a collector of optical illusions and gave a TED talk on the topic. He may have also misled and defrauded many of the people he came into contact with.
Monday, July 20
To reduce recidivism, a program brings criminals face to face with their victims. The results aren’t always what you’d expect.
Working on the high seas is always dangerous, but the Dona Liberta has a particularly bad reputation.
Saturday, July 18
Life on the outside is full of unpleasant surprises for longtime inmates.
Friday, July 17
After a lab linked to him was raided, James Jeffrey Bradstreet’s body was found with a bullet wound to the chest. His death was ruled a suicide, but other theories abound.
Thursday, July 16
Alberto Nisman accused Iran and Argentina of colluding to bury a terrorist attack. Did it get him killed?
Wednesday, July 15
Oskar Groening, an SS officer whose duties included counting confiscated money, describes his time posted to Auschwitz.Editor's note: At age 94, Groening was convicted yesterday of 300,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to four years in prison.
Sunday, July 12
How the world’s most notorious drug lord was captured.
Previously: Patrick Radden Keefe on the Longform Podcast.
Saturday, July 11
To date, more than 500 people have been killed by police in America. This is the story of one, Charly Keunang.
Friday, July 10
The case of Richard Glossip, whose failed Supreme Court challenge of execution methods now leaves him waiting for death. But he still insists he’s innocent.