“In 1981, with a computer built into my shoe, I walked into a Las Vegas casino and beat the house.”
Sunday, October 6
Saturday, October 5
He outsold Elvis, signed one of the first pay-for-play contracts and befriended Martin Luther King Jr. A profile of Harry Belafonte.
A self-published author of pick-up guides visits the “pacifist nanny state” of Denmark and finds the social safety interferes with his seduction strategies.
Friday, October 4
A family investigates.
Badfinger’s ill-fated attempt at a comeback, as orchestrated by a Milwaukee con man.
The rise of the Night Wolves, a Kremlin-backed biker gang, and what it says about the Russian political condition.
Thursday, October 3
On the fall of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator of The Silk Road, a hidden black market website where users could buy and sell drugs, guns and, according to the FBI, the services of a hit man.
Oil and iron-ore baron Eike Batista’s very bad year.
A literary memoir.
The world’s most famous child star grows up.
Wednesday, October 2
Searching for Dave Chappelle ten years after he left his show.