A profile of the writer behind “Deep Thoughts” on Saturday Night Live.
Tuesday, July 16
With the first on the scene of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 disaster.
Monday, July 15
A profile of Amar Bose, founder of the Bose Corporation.
The durable ineffectiveness of John Boehner.
Making the case that all Pixar movies exist on a cohesive timeline in the same universe dominated by a central theme: the battle between animals, humans and machines.
The hunt for a secretive network of British men obsessed with accumulating and cataloguing the eggs of rare birds.
Sunday, July 14
The crimes of former NFL star Rae Carruth.Previously: "The Boy They Couldn't Kill" (Thomas Lake • Sports Illustrated)
The “naked technological realities” of America’s heartland and how they power a “cosy coastal world of pretend farmers’ markets and happy cows.”
Saturday, July 13
On the film The Act of Killing, in which the actual perpetrators of a 1966-1966 Indonesian genocide recreate their own actions for the camera, and what it can tell us about our memories of the Vietnam War.
How a con man named James McCormick sold $38 million worth of phony bomb-detection devices to Iraqi authorities.
Friday, July 12
In early 2012, the bones of a woman and young boy were found near the Arizona-Mexico border. The author investigates who they were and how they died.