Wednesday, April 10


Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s Post-Scandal Playbook

The private life of a disgraced former congressman.

Tuesday, April 9


Shaved Heads, Snipped Tubes, Imperial Marines, and Dope Fiends

The rise and fall of Synanon, an addiction-recovery cult in California, and its charismatic leader, a one-time homeless wino named Chuck Dederich who taught his followers to berate each other for therapy.


The Man Who Pierced the Sky

On Felix Baumgartner and his 24-mile jump.


Bikers Against Child Abuse

“Remember why we’re here: to empower the child. If you can’t handle it, keep your shades on.”


Time In A Bottle

One year before his death, Mickey Mantle describes a life of drinking.

Monday, April 8


Hollywood Archaeology: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Two decades later, unpacking a historic bust.


Death of a Revolutionary

Shulamith Firestone, one of the first radical feminists, helped to create a new society. But she couldn’t live in it.


The Invincible Mrs. Thatcher

A profile of the prime minister.


Travels in the New Psychedelic Bazaar

Inside the DIY world of synthetic drugs.

Sunday, April 7


A Secret Deal on Drones, Sealed in Blood

The origin story of the C.I.A.’s covert drone war, which began with the 2004 killing of a Pashtun militant, the result of a secret deal for access to Pakistani airspace.


The Mistress and the Narcotraficante

A look at the Mexican drug wars from the point of view of a narco’s mistress in Juárez.