An oral history of Swingers.
Thursday, January 23
Meggett was an All-Pro running back for the New York Giants. He was also a serial rapist.
Wednesday, January 22
A convert dies in the Arizona desert and the secrets of a controversial guru start spilling out.
Roger D. Hodge is the editor of Oxford American.
"My career isn't all that interesting insofar as I've been an editor. I'm much more interested in talking about writers and stories. That's the main thing: telling these stories, creating this platform, this context for the best possible storytelling."
A profile of the Hot 97 DJ a few months after “he told the truth about who he is, even if it’s not entirely clear—even to Mister Cee himself, even now, to this day—what exactly that truth is.”
Moe Tucker narrates her time drumming in the Velvet Underground.
Tuesday, January 21
Our sponsor this week is Little Failure, the new memoir by Gary Shteyngart. Already a New York Times bestseller, Little Failure tells the story of Shteyngart's American immigrant experience, moving back and forth through time and memory with self-deprecating humor, moving insights, and literary bravado. The result is a resonant story of family and belonging that feels epic and intimate and distinctly his own.