Frank Firetti, a 54-year-old pool salesman in Virginia, and his fading American dream.
Sunday, October 7
Saturday, October 6
On the strange relationship between Lionel Messi and his Argentinian hometown.
On the staff of a Trader Joe’s in New York City.
Friday, October 5
A clue-filled children’s book, a golden hare, and Britain’s greatest treasure hunt.
How Tony Galeota went from mobbed-up teen on Long Island to legendary strip club manager in Miami to distraught prisoner in a Panamanian jail.
Grizzly Bear and the surprisingly crappy economics of indie rock stardom.
The most prolific bank robber in Texas history.
Thursday, October 4
Convicted and facing jail time plus a crippling fine in Sweden, the founders of the torrent site The Pirate’s Bay have scattered across the world towards new lives: fatherhood in Laos, a junkie’s life in Phnom Penh, and start-up work in Berlin.