On Michael Jackson’s talent.
Saturday, April 5
Friday, April 4
A teenager orchestrates his own attempted murder via an Internet chatroom.
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An investigation into the ill-fated text messaging platform ZunZuneo.
A dispatch from Vermont, which is in the midst of what the governor calls a “full-blown heroin crisis.”
Thursday, April 3
“Every Sunday at my house … we watched The Ed Sullivan Show…. Whether we enjoyed it or not. That was my first lesson in show business. I don’t think anybody in the house particularly enjoyed it. We just watched it. Maybe that’s the purpose of television. You just turn it on and watch it whether you want to or not.”
The case against Jonathan Pollard, an American who spied for Israel.
The cheerleader who sued the Raiders for failure to pay minimum wage.
Wednesday, April 2
The author goes in search of his father’s days as a member of an elite club of sport parachutists.
Mattathias Schwartz has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Harper's.
"I figure it's like digging through a wall with a spoon: if you spend enough time at it eventually you get to the other side."