Monday, November 25


Tears for Audrey

Eleven years ago, three-year-old Audrey Santo fell into a pool. She nearly drowned. Much of her brain died. She cannot speak, can only barely move. And every Wednesday, pilgrims show up at her family’s house, ready for a miracle.


Dealer’s Hand

On new art boom and one of its most powerful players, David Zwirner.

Sunday, November 24


The Surge

The fight to vaccinate children in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of an attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.

Saturday, November 23



The challenges of establishing a legal marijuana economy in Washington State.


A Tale of Two Lolitas

After circulating Lolita in secret amongst a small circle of New Yorker editors and publishers, Vladamir Nabokov finally placed it at Olympia Press. Three weeks before publication, a slumping and broke Dorothy Parker appeared in The New Yorker with a story entitled “Lolita” about a teenage bride, her jealous mother, and a much older man.

Friday, November 22


Requiem for a Welterweight

How much time does Manny Pacquiao have left?


A Mysterious Death at the South Pole

Investigating an astrophysicist’s sudden death at an isolated resesarch base in Antarctica.


Drowning Kiribati

Due to global warming, this island nation may cease to exist in 20 years.


They're Watching You at Work

On using data to hire and fire.

Thursday, November 21


Zepp's Last Stand

Sixty years later, a dishonorably discharged World War I veteran makes one final appeal. The 1980 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.


Charles Manson Today

Manson at 79: in poor health and walking with a cane, obsessed with Vincent Bugliosi, willing to talk at length with a reporter for the first time in years, and visited every weekend by a 25-year-old woman he calls Star.


A Death in Emergency Room One

How doctors tried, and failed, to save President Kennedy.