A profile of Ernie Adams, Bill Belichick’s mysterious right hand man.
Thursday, October 21
Wednesday, October 20
A profile of Edna Buchanan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter for the Miami Herald during its heyday.
Li Dao, a young Minnesota nurse, appeared in suicide chat rooms, contacted the most desperate, and made pacts to die with them via webcam. After some in the forum caught on, Dao disappeared; or rather, Dao had never existed at all. She was a middle-aged man. And he may have encouraged and witnessed dozens of live suicides.
A story of gambling addiction, in seven parts.
Mikhail Kalashnikov’s brainchild, Avtomat Kalashnikovais aka the AK-47, is the most stockpiled firearm in the world and has altered the last century like no other product. C.J. Chivers, author of The Gun, discusses.
Tuesday, October 19
Tony Kushner and the burdens of being one of the last public intellectuals in American theater.
As CEO of HBO, Chris Albrecht was responsible for putting The Wire, The Sopranos, and Sex and the City on the air. Then he choked his girlfriend outside a Vegas casino, got fired, and took a job running Starz.
On a book of photographs shot by Leni Riefenstahl in the 1950s and 1960s depicting an African tribe.
Monday, October 18
Alan Young has been running the same scam for years; posing as a member of the Temptations and smooth-talking his way into luxury hotel rooms and prostitutes. Despite his clear charm, he admits he has “no skills other than being a con man.”
A group of childhood friends, two of whom had already climbed Everest, finds tragedy on Mont Blanc.
A report from Nevada, where an economy in crisis and a Tea Party upstart are threatening to topple Harry Reid, the most nationally powerful politician in the state’s history.