On police brutality in New York and the race riots of 1964.
Sunday, May 11
Saturday, May 10
The Muay Thai fighters of Klong Prem.
Friday, May 9
"Caught between the dealers and the cops in Hazleton, Pa., is a woman with a bad habit."
Previously: Susan Dominus on the Longform Podcast.
Thursday, May 8
A charming assistant funeral home director named Bernie Tiede murders a wealthy widow, keeps her in a freezer for months, finally gets caught, and still has the town's sympathy as his case goes to trial. The story that became Richard Linklater's Bernie.
Update: Tiede was convicted and spent 15 years behind bars before being released this week on the condition that he live in Linklater's garage.
Wednesday, May 7
On the murder of a popular bar owner in a ghost town near the Mexican border.
How P. Rajagopal, the founder of one of the world’s largest vegetarian restaurant chains, got away with murder.
Tuesday, May 6
Sunday, May 4
Revisiting a high school hoax.
The life and mysterious death of dissident Bulgarian writer and radio journalist Georgi Markov.
Friday, May 2
Then Jonathan was shot dead by police.
Monday, April 28
“Which is how, despite the drinking, the stealing, the racist outburst, the abysmal courtroom performance, the disbarment, and the ultimate imprisonment of his lead attorney, an intellectually disabled man has ended up on the verge of execution.”
How the world’s most notorious drug lord was captured.
Previously: Patrick Radden Keefe on the Longform Podcast.