Autobiographical cartoonists on truth and lies.
Wednesday, August 15
On getting a brain implant to slow the progress of Parkinson’s disease.
As a young community organizer in Chicago, Barack Obama concluded that to make a real difference, he needed to gain power. A look at how that plan has worked thus far.
How the self-proclaimed “inventor of all things streaming” went from dot-com millionaire to crime ring accomplice.
Tuesday, August 14
How Bernardo Provenzano, “boss of all bosses of the Sicilian Mafia” and fugitive for more than 40 years, got caught.
“Reg Smythe was the greatest British newspaper strip cartoonist of the 20th Century – and second only to Peanuts’ Charles Schulz on a global scale. So why don’t we treat him that way?”
Monday, August 13
Inside the puppet trial of the decade.
The author ponders the dissolution of his own marriage, and others.
Fame, fashion, and a trip to the zoo.