Sunday, October 4


Road to Redemption

One prison’s efforts to rehabilitate captured members of Boko Haram.

Saturday, October 3


“I See Everything Through This Tragedy”

An essay on “how we ignore the long-term effects of violence on children, adults and our communities.”


Out of Sight

A former prostitute turned arctivist and her taxi-driver husband go undercover in Iraq’s brothels.


"They Were Torturing to Kill"

The photographs that Caesar, a Syrian military photographer, smuggled out of Assad’s death dungeons.


Hard to Kill

An oral history of Gucci Mane’s many rises and falls.

Friday, October 2


The Amazing Inner Lives of Animals

Dolphins may have the capacity for mourning, and elephants sometimes bury their dead.


Nik Wallenda Is Above It All

The life of a high-wire impresario.


Blank Space

The most successful songwriter of the last twenty years is a forty-four year old Swede, Max Martin.


A Criminal Mind

Dr. Joel Dreyer was a respected psychiatrist. Then he took a sudden turn to a life of drug dealing. Medicine might be able to explain why.

Thursday, October 1


Fiction Pick of the Week: "Like Home"

A band's tour problems range from bedbugs to internal strife.


Stud: How to Have 106 Babies (and Counting)

Ed Houben, a self described “ugly man,” has sex with multiple women each week, sometimes two in one day. The women, often accompanied by their husbands, are trying to get pregnant.


The Search for Blind Lemon

The producer of Big Star’s Third and piano player on ‘Wild Horses’ recounts a life of music in Memphis.