How Chicago is key to a business moving tons of drugs for billions of dollars.
Wednesday, October 9
Tuesday, October 8
An interview with the literary agent about the state of the book industry and how, at least for him, it continues to be quite lucrative.
A decorated college track coach, forced to resign because of an affair she had with a athlete 10 years before, fights back.
The 1966 Esquire profile, with notes from the author.
On Thursday, October 10, Gay Talese will tape a live episode of the Longorm Podcast at NYU. The event is free and open to the public.
“The first point he makes several times is that his new album will appeal to everyone; the second is that he is a changed man who’s grown up and calmed down. All I can say with certainty is that Brown is a stranger to the concepts of modesty and consistency.”
Monday, October 7
Sunday, October 6
On the online mug shot industry, which posts mug shots of anyone arrested (regardless of conviction) and charges $30 to $400 to have the photo removed.
“In 1981, with a computer built into my shoe, I walked into a Las Vegas casino and beat the house.”
Saturday, October 5
He outsold Elvis, signed one of the first pay-for-play contracts and befriended Martin Luther King Jr. A profile of Harry Belafonte.
A self-published author of pick-up guides visits the “pacifist nanny state” of Denmark and finds the social safety interferes with his seduction strategies.