The quest to control hurricanes.
Sunday, August 24
The bumpy rise of Saturday Night Live’s first star.
Excerpted from Saturday Night, published in 1986.
Saturday, August 23
An oddball team of ship salvage mercenaries is tasked with uprighting a tipped two-football-field-long cargo ship before it sinks into the darkness of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands.
Friday, August 22
Bryan Goldberg’s site for women was widely mocked when it launched a year ago. Today it has 15 million readers per month and some of its harshest early critics are on the payroll.
The Wall Street firm that bailed out Robert Mugabe.
Thursday, August 21
Jared Lorenzen was a star quarterback in college. He won a Super Bowl. And just like the author, he has spent his entire life fighting, and losing, a battle with his weight.