SNL in its grim twentieth season through the lens of first (and only) year cast-member Janeane Garofalo.
Wednesday, February 16
“The entire system set up to monitor and regulate Wall Street is fucked up. Just ask the people who tried to do the right thing.”
With Washington State debating a bill that would force Christian pregnancy centers to be more forthright about their anti-abortion agenda, a pair of reporters hear firsthand what the centers are telling young women.
The Ugandan rebel Lord’s Resistance Army, drawn mostly from kidnapped children, has proved as elusive as it is barbaric.
In 2006, seven men stole £53m. Six were caught, but more than half the money remains at large. On modern money laundering best practices.
On 30 years of Long Island politics.
How the Weinstein Brothers barked their way into an empire and then lost it.
How an Iraqi expat conned the United States, without ever once being interviewed by an American official, into making the case that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. “Believe me, there was no other way to bring about freedom to Iraq.”
Tuesday, February 15
“If genius is hard to define, madness is even more so.” One chess champion’s take on the tortured life of another.
A comprehensive history of the case against the Menendez brothers, built primarily on secret audio recording made by their self-promoting therapist.
Monday, February 14
The story of H1N1 and one of the lives it claimed.