A profile of Huell Howser, the happiest man on TV.
Friday, November 30
A community says its children are being targeted by a group of pedophiles. But did widespread sexual abuse actually take place?
Thursday, November 29
Jack Whittaker won a $314 million Powerball jackpot. This bit of luck would destroy him.
An inquiry into the assassination of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister.
Richard Simmons at 64, sweatin’ to the oldies (and country and disco) thrice weekly.
Wednesday, November 28
Mike Sager, writer-at-large for Esquire and founder of The Sager Group.
"I was instilled with this thing by my parents who loved me — they fucked me up plenty but they loved the shit out of me — where I can go with people who are different and I don't feel bad about myself. I've had 13-year-old pit-bull fighting kids shame me horribly...throw pebbles at my head, and it doesn't bother me. Because when I'm a reporter, I'm not me. I'm just there to get the job done and learn stuff. I don't take it personally. Plus, I know I'm going to get the last word."
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He was a nobody who became a porn star, a porn star who became a destitute freebaser, an addict who set up his dealer to be robbed, and finally witness to a retaliatory massacre at the house they called Wonderland.
A species of jellyfish that can transform itself back to a polyp at any time appears to debunk the most fundamental law of the natural world — you are born, and then you die.
Our entire way of life depends upon the “cold chain,” the network of artificially refrigerated spaces that have reshaped the modern world.
Tuesday, November 27
A master troll on trial in New Jersey.