Tuesday, September 1

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

At age 22, the author went undercover at his old high school. An excerpt of the book that became the film.

Monday, August 31

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Willie and the Weed Factory

A long talk with Willie Nelson about pot.

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The Death and Life of Atlantic City

The men who say they’ll try to save the once-bustling gambling resort town.

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Once a Pariah, Now a Judge

The life of Phyllis Frye, a pioneer in the fight for transgender rights.

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Why Former 49er Chris Borland Is the Most Dangerous Man in Football

“The concussion that led Borland to retire came on a routine play, and that’s precisely his point.”

Sunday, August 30

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Lunch with Mary-Kay Wilmers

The longtime editor of the London Review of Books on editing, the “fussed” people on Twitter, and “preferential treament” for women.

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The Movies of My Youth

The aftereffects of youthful escapes into movie houses.

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"You're One of Us Now"

A small town in Nebraska promised a warm welcome to a family of Katrina evacuees. It didn’t last.

Saturday, August 29

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Wading Toward Home

Less than a week after Katrina, Michael Lewis goes home to New Orleans.

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Bringing Down America's Happiest Christian Cult

How a former member of Jesus People USA exposed its history of sexual abuse.

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After the Gold Rush

The gilded marriage—and divorce—of Donald and Ivana Trump.