Sunday, August 11

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Bloodlines

How the heir to a horse racing empire became an informant on the Zetas cartel as they pushed their money laundering operations into the lucrative quarter horse trade.

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Journey Through Morocco

Departing Marrakech by car with a plan to record music for the Library of Congress.

Saturday, August 10

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The Wiz

Navigating life as a brilliant teenage girl.

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Deconstructing Harry

The drunken genius of Harry Nilsson, the American Beatle.

Friday, August 9

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Call Him Money: Eddie Murphy Opens Up

An interview with Murphy at the apex of his power, just before the release of Harlem Nights.

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The Weather God of Oklahoma City

“You know a storm is going to be bad, people in Oklahoma will tell you, when Gary England removes his jacket.” A profile of a meteorologist who has worked Tornado Alley for more than 40 years.

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Nothing Like Being Scared

The life, work, and early death of writer Shirley Jackson.

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Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Ecstasy of Hedy Lamarr

“Let me say that again: Hedy Lamarr, arguably the most glamorous star of the pre-war period, also helped invent your cell phone and WiFi connection.”

Thursday, August 8

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Lesbian Nation

On the lesbian separatists of the 1970s, who “created a shadow society devoted to living in an alternate, penisless reality.”

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'You're Done Banging Superheroes, Baby'

Meet Mark Millar, the brains behind our era’s most violent, ingenious comics.

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Will Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Finally Get It Right?

A startup’s rocky search for profitability.

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Death of A Ballplayer

Billy Dillon was about to sign a contract with the Detroit Tigers. Instead he was convicted–wrongly–of first-degree murder and spent the next 27 years in prison.