Tuesday, September 24

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Scandal at Clinton Inc.

Doug Band gets close to, then falls out with, Bill and Hillary.

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Electronic Dance Music’s Love Affair With Ecstasy

How both the drugs and the music have evolved together.

Monday, September 23

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L.A. Blues

Nine Inch Nails guitarist Aaron North’s descent into madness and obscurity.

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Looking for Hemingway

On George Plimpton and the founders of The Paris Review:

Early in the fifties another young generation of American expatriates in Paris became twenty-six years old, but they were not Sad Young Men, nor were they Lost; they were the witty, irreverent sons of a conquering nation.

The Longform Guide to George Plimpton

The Longform Guide to George Plimpton

A collection of articles by and about the Paris Review founder, who died 10 years ago this week.

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Ted Cruz: The Distinguished Wacko Bird from Texas

A profile of the first-term senator.

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The Shadow Commander

Iranian operative Qassem Suleimani has been reshaping the Middle East for 15 years. Now he’s directing Bashar al-Assad’s war in Syria.

Sunday, September 22

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The Forgotten Phenom

The lost dream of Korleone Young, a high school basketball star who skipped college and flamed out after only one NBA season.

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Pleasures of the Fur

Adventures at a gathering of furries.

Saturday, September 21

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The Last Laugh

How Norman Mailer and other writers wanted to go out.

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Coach Fitz's Management Theory

On the best teacher the writer ever had.

Friday, September 20

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The Honey Launderers

On the biggest food fraud in U.S. history.