The battle over a New York Picasso.
Thursday, September 18
How a Soviet swimming champion saved passengers from a sinking trolleybus.
Wednesday, September 17
Buzz Bissinger, a Pulitzer Prize winner, has written for Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, GQ and more. He is the author of several books, including Friday Night Lights.
"It’s quiet. And I really felt I needed that quiet. People say, 'Well anger was your edge, and agitation was your edge, and that’s going to hurt your writing.' I don’t know, maybe. It may be that in order to live a happier life you become a shittier writer. I don't know. But I just couldn't live in that fashion anymore, I just couldn't. It would've destroyed my marriage. It was destroying me."
On the start of the high school football season in Odessa, Texas. An adaptation published alongside the release of Bissinger’s 1990 book of the same name, which led to the movie and the show.
A profile of the novelist, who is surprised to be alive.
Tuesday, September 16
On the host of MTV’s Catfish and his new book.
On the world’s biggest polluter.