How our memories become contaminated by inaccuracies.
Wednesday, November 20
Tuesday, November 19
A profile of Eliot Higgins, whose blog, Brown Moses, has become required reading at intelligence agencies, human rights organizations, and news outlets around the world.
A tour of our greatest conspiracy theories.
Monday, November 18
On the assassination of a half-Palestinian, half-Jewish cultural revolutionary.
INTERVIEWER: I imagine that people try to set you up as some sort of guru, whether political or metaphysical.
LESSING: I think people are always looking for gurus. It’s the easiest thing in the world to become a guru. It’s quite terrifying.
A writer embarks on a seven-year trek from Africa to Tierra Del Fuego.
Sunday, November 17
A recent history of ‘bupe’ Suboxone film, which is described as a miracle cure for opiate addiction but flows freely from for-profit clinics to dealers and inmates, sometimes melted into the pages of smuggled Bibles.
In 1985, a lost 22-year-old wrote a letter to a Manson girl-turned-model prisoner, asking for advice on conquering his demons. Then they fell in love.
“And the Holocaust trumps art every time.”