Monday, December 16


The Fall of the House of Tsarnaev

An investigation into the family of the accused Boston Marathon bombers.


Who Am I to Judge?

A profile of Pope Francis.

Sunday, December 15


The Belly of the Beast

The price we pay for cheap meat.


Murtha and the FBI: The Director's Cut

In 1980 a convicted con-man named Melvin Weinberg was sent by the FBI to offers bribes to U.S. Congressmen on behalf of a phony Arab sheik. The Abscam, short for ‘Abdul Scam’, sting brought down for several representatives, but longtime politician John Murtha narrowly avoided offering a bribe on camera.

Saturday, December 14


The Manhunt for Christopher Dorner

The search for a disgraced ex-LAPD officer bent on killing his former colleagues and their families.


Show Dog

“If I were a bitch, I’d be in love with Biff Truesdale. Biff is perfect. He’s friendly, good-looking, rich, famous, and in excellent physical condition. He almost never drools.”

Friday, December 13


Missing American in Iran Was on Unapproved Mission

What the CIA really knew about Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in 2007.


Inside the Rainbow Gulag

The unraveling of Lisa Frank, Inc.

Thursday, December 12


The Deadly Sins/Sloth; Nearer, My Couch, to Thee

Adventures in acedia, from Aquinas to Bartleby.


Interview: Spike Jonze

“How much money do you make? And do you shave your pubic hair?”

Wednesday, December 11


Apocalypse, New Jersey

A dispatch from Camden, “America’s most desperate town.”