The Castro, 1990, and a first night in drag.
Thursday, January 7
After Brooke Melton died in a car crash, her parents approached attorney Lance Cooper to investigate. What he found in her 2005 Chevy Cobalt would lead to GM’s 30 million-vehicle recall.
College friends come together during a power failure and the onset of an ill-fated relationship.
Wednesday, January 6
“I would say I was blind and deaf and did not know anything about how the world worked until I was about 25. It took until almost 35 before I actually cut loose from the script. The script is a very, very powerful thing. The script wasn’t working for me.”
A case of peafowl dividing a neighborhood.
Celebrated doctor Paolo Macchiarini was not all that he seemed.
Tuesday, January 5
How legends of the American music industry made millions off the work of Solomon Linda, a Zulu tribesman who wrote “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and died a pauper.
A father, his dying son, and the quest to make the most profound video game ever.Previously: The Longform Guide to Video Game Visionaries
Rabbi Barry Freundel said he would help dozens of women convert to Judaism. In the process, he secretly videotaped them naked.
Ashima Shiraishi is the most talented rock climber in the world. She’s also 14.