Monday, April 8


Hollywood Archaeology: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Two decades later, unpacking a historic bust.


Death of a Revolutionary

Shulamith Firestone, one of the first radical feminists, helped to create a new society. But she couldn’t live in it.


The Invincible Mrs. Thatcher

A profile of the prime minister.


Travels in the New Psychedelic Bazaar

Inside the DIY world of synthetic drugs.

Sunday, April 7


A Secret Deal on Drones, Sealed in Blood

The origin story of the C.I.A.’s covert drone war, which began with the 2004 killing of a Pashtun militant, the result of a secret deal for access to Pakistani airspace.


The Mistress and the Narcotraficante

A look at the Mexican drug wars from the point of view of a narco’s mistress in Juárez.


The Locust Economy

Groupon disasters, the behaviors of the consumer swarm, and how the "1% and the 90% [are] collaborating to prey on the 9% in the middle."

Saturday, April 6


The Creator

On Swedish game designer Markus Persson and his singular creation, Minecraft, which has sold over twenty million copies and earned Persson over a hundred million dollars last year.

Friday, April 5

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Will LaFever never felt right in the world. So he took to the Utah desert, barely making it out alive.


All Politics Is Local

Covering an election in Peru’s largest prison.