Pimp, brawler, Old Master.
Monday, May 19
The disturbing double life of a popular English teacher.
Sunday, May 18
The story of Max Factor, a Polish immigrant who revoltuionized Hollywood cosmetics starting in the 1920s, and his “Beauty Calibrator” machine.
Saturday, May 17
A profile of Bosnian striker Vedad Ibisevic, who has come home after escaping the war more than 20 years ago.
“Places like the New York Times, Le Monde and the Washington Post are not given to elevating editors—of any gender—who would accept anything other than the highest of standards. As in tough, demanding, challenging. But there’s no doubt that many find this off-putting and threatening from a certain kind of woman. Like me.”
Friday, May 16
Why six people admitted roles in two murders they most likely didn’t commit.
How a Japanese company took over the American living room.
Excerpted from Console Wars.