Tuesday, August 13

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The Long Con: How The Manziels Conquered America

The family history behind college football’s most talked-about player.

Monday, August 12

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The Men Who Want AIDS—and How It Improved Their Lives

The benefits of getting sick in New York.

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The 15-Year Layover

Mehran Karimi Nasseri was without a country, a family or a home. Then he landed at Terminal One at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The article that inspired The Terminal.

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The Eyeful Tower

A profile of André Leon Talley.

Sunday, August 11

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Bloodlines

How the heir to a horse racing empire became an informant on the Zetas cartel as they pushed their money laundering operations into the lucrative quarter horse trade.

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Journey Through Morocco

Departing Marrakech by car with a plan to record music for the Library of Congress.

Saturday, August 10

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Deconstructing Harry

The drunken genius of Harry Nilsson, the American Beatle.

Friday, August 9

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Call Him Money: Eddie Murphy Opens Up

An interview with Murphy at the apex of his power, just before the release of Harlem Nights.

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The Weather God of Oklahoma City

“You know a storm is going to be bad, people in Oklahoma will tell you, when Gary England removes his jacket.” A profile of a meteorologist who has worked Tornado Alley for more than 40 years.

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Nothing Like Being Scared

The life, work, and early death of writer Shirley Jackson.

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Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Ecstasy of Hedy Lamarr

“Let me say that again: Hedy Lamarr, arguably the most glamorous star of the pre-war period, also helped invent your cell phone and WiFi connection.”