“The mythical image of Malick that has been built up over the last 30-odd years is, in essence, a creation of the same media corps with whom the filmmaker himself has continually chosen not to engage.”
Monday, May 13
Sunday, May 12
A daughter’s attempt to solve the riddle of her mom.
During New York’s ’80s and ’90s crack epedemic, a flashy detective who “imagined himself a crusader who created his own rules” and his star witness, a crack addicted prostitute who seemed to constantly be at the scene of homicides, sent dozens of men to prison for life. Now, they are under investigation.
Saturday, May 11
A son’s memory of the father he lost at 13, excerpted from The Magical Stranger.
In Cyprus with those who lost big by simply depositing their savings with Laiki.
Friday, May 10
How Georgia halted its drug epidemic, but not its addicts–and what the U.S. might learn from their efforts.
The story behind the spectacle.
Thursday, May 9
An investigation into shootings by U.S. Border Agents that have killed six Mexicans on Mexican soil over the past five years.
He was a hedge-funder with a coke problem. She liked to drink and was thrice-divorced before they got married. When the police arrived, she was clutching his dead body in the shallow end of their pool. She would soon be accused of murder—not by the cops, but her Internet psychic.
How pitching phenom Steve Carlton became a yoga-loving conspiracy theorist who calls a concrete bunker his home.