Thursday, April 4

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My Roger Ebert Story

“The first time I was ever published in a book was 1997. It was because I found Roger Ebert’s email and asked him a question.”

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The Original Frenemies

An oral history of Siskel and Ebert.

Tuesday, April 2

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Interview: Renata Adler

“I never attacked anyone weak. Only bullies, secure in their courts, bureacracies, fifedoms.”

Monday, April 1

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The Bad-Boy Brand

The past, present, and increasingly optimistic future of Vice.

Sunday, March 31

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The Cash-Strapped King of the Nerds Plots a Comeback

On Aint It Cool News’ Harry Knowles, who built an influential empire on insider movie news while wheelchair-bound and at one point weighing over 500 pounds, then lost it all.

Friday, March 29

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The House of Hefner

Growing old at the Playboy Mansion.

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Naked Joe

In 1913, Joe Knowles became a media sensation after fleeing into the Maine woods wearing nothing but a jockstrap. Two months and one bear-clubbing incident later, the “Nature Man” returned to civilization as a hero. But was it all hoax?

Thursday, March 21

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A Court Of No Appeal

How one obscure sentence upset the New York Times.

Tuesday, March 19

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Thursday, March 14

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Thursday, February 28

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Tom Freston, Runaway Mogul

A Liberian road trip with the creator of MTV, Ralph Reed and a reformed cannibal named General Butt Naked.

Tuesday, February 26

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