Tuesday, July 23

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The Hoboken Sound: An Oral History of Maxwell's

Remembering the indie rock club that The New York Times once said was “so New York that it’s in New Jersey.”

Monday, July 22

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The Last Days of Big Law

The money has dried up, the models are broken and “there are simply many, many more high-priced lawyers today than there is high-priced legal work.” On the end of an era.

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When 772 Pitches Isn't Enough

The fate of a star 16-year-old pitcher in Japan.

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Slow Ideas

Why some innovations spread quick while others take decades to catch hold.

Sunday, July 21

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A Shuffle of Aluminum, but to Banks, Pure Gold

How Goldman Sachs made $5 billion by controlling supply and manipulating the aluminum market.

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CSI: Italian Renaissance

On paleopathologist Gino Fornaciari and his investigations into murders from centuries past.

Saturday, July 20

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Grim Sleeper Returns

California’s most prolific serial killer returns with little fanfare after a 13-year break.

Friday, July 19

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Who Was Stella Walsh?

The murder of an Olympic champion and the autopsy that shook a city.

The Longform Guide to Crime Writing in Rolling Stone

The Longform Guide to Crime Writing in Rolling Stone

The inspiration for Boogie Nights, how Jerry Lee Lewis got away with murder and the article that prompted this week’s cover — a collection of great crime reporting published by Rolling Stone.

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Plagued: TB and Me

Reporting on drug-resistant tuberculosis across Papua New Guinea – and then contracting the disease.

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The Last Executioner

The mysterious life and death of Dow B. Hover, the man who ran New York’s electric chair.

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Makers of War

How a corporate network engineer became one of Aleppo’s most prolific weapons manufacturers.