Saturday, June 8

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A Famous Man

On writer James Agee.

Friday, June 7

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From the Bowels of Hell

On “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez,who terrorized Los Angeles and San Francisco through a string of over 30 home invasion murders starting in 1984 and ending when he was recognized and apprehended by an angry mob.

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Living With a Peacock

An essay on raising birds.

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Welcome to Mogadishu

A portrait of the Somali capital.

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Seasteading

On Ephemerisle, a “floating festival of radical self-reliance,” and other attempts at creating an island utopia.

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Silent War

Tracing a secretive cyber-war’s battles and casualties.

Thursday, June 6

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The Prospect

Montaous Walton couldn’t throw, catch or hit. But he wanted to be a ballplayer. And with the help of the internet, the media, and an ambitious young agent, that’s what he briefly became.

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The Amish Are Getting Fracked

Their religion prohibits lawsuits. The energy companies know it.

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The Guilty Man

Twenty-six years after he was wrongfully imprisoned for the murder of his wife, Michael Morton sees the real killer brought to justice in a Texas courthouse.

Wednesday, June 5

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His Life as a Murder Suspect

The Yale professor suspected of murdering his student.

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When the Beautiful Game Turns Ugly

A journey into the world of Italy’s racist soccer thugs.