Fact-checking David Sedaris.
Sunday, March 18
Searching for the reclusive band’s studio in Düsseldorf.
Saturday, March 17
A profile of Red Bull’s Dietrich Mateschitz, who wants to make his drink a lifestyle. Mateschitz’s co-founder, Chaleo Yoovidhya, died March 17.
A survey of the 20th century’s greatest horror writer’s afterlife of influence.
Friday, March 16
After years of avoiding the uncomfortable truths about how his gadgets are made, a Mac fanboy travels to Foxconn to see for himself.Update 3/16/12: This American Life retracted this story today after it was revealed to have "contained significant fabrications."
A gay freshman at Rutgers, a spying roommate, and the trial that followed.Update 3/16/12: The roommate, Dharun Ravi, has been found guilty of hate crimes.
How Don Johnson won $15 million playing blackjack over a four-month period.
On the mysterious disappearance of a beloved coding legend (and his code) with stops along the way for a short history of programming languages, an ethnography of code-based communities, and an inquiry into what it means to “die young without artifact.”