Saturday, March 23


The Master

Robert Berman was a passionate and polarizing English teacher at the Horace Mann School. He is also accused of sexually abusing many of his devoted students.

Thursday, March 21


A Court Of No Appeal

How one obscure sentence upset the New York Times.


The Legend of Chris Kyle

A profile of the deadliest sniper in American history, who was murdered last month by a fellow soldier.

Wednesday, March 20


See No Evil: The Case of Alfred Anaya

Alfred Anaya was a genius at installing secret compartments in cars. If they were used to smuggle drugs without his knowledge, he figured, that wasn’t his problem. He was wrong.


Murder of Football Player Shakes Town

Amidst the football-obsessed culture of small-town Christian colleges in Kansas, a player is killed at a party.

Tuesday, March 19


The Nightmare of the West Memphis Three

Three boys falsely accused of murder, and what the twenty-year saga says about all of us.

Sunday, March 17


The Informant

A participant in a deadly shooting spree decides to snitch on his friends.

Saturday, March 16


A Sentence Worse Than Death

The author on his 25 years in solitary confinement.

Friday, March 15


In Mississippi, the Mysterious Murder of a Gay, Black Politician

It’s tempting to think Marco McMillian was killed because of his race, his sexuality, or because he was running for mayor. The truth is more elusive.


After the Mile

The story of Tim Danielson, one of America’s top high school distance runners, who went on to murder his ex-wife.

Thursday, March 14


Monday, March 11


The Return of Superfly

A profile of Frank Lucas, whose life was the basis for the film American Gangster, decades after his days as a kingpin.