Monday, June 18


‘I Just Want to Feel Everything’

A profile of Fiona Apple.


Riot Baby

On a child born during the L.A. riots, and South Central a decade later.

Sunday, June 17


How to Kill a Rational Peasant

On Jack Idema, a con-man who once ran a pet hotel before reinventing himself as a black-ops secret agent in Afghanistan, and the history of counterinsurgency theory.


Local Bounty

Visiting his daughter in San Francisco, the author longs for food delivery in Manhattan.

Saturday, June 16


Lieutenant Accused of Murdering 109 Civilians

Revealing the murder of 109 Vietnamese civilians during a 1968 search-and-destroy mission on a rumored Viet Gong stronghold, often referred to in military circles as Pinkville, actually the village of My Lai.


My Father and Me: A Spy Story

The highest-ranking CIA officer to be convicted of spying passes the tricks of the trade along to his son.


Suddenly That Summer

The people behind San Francisco’s Summer of Love.

Friday, June 15


Bath Salts: Deep in the Heart of America's New Drug Nightmare

Perpetually reinvented through experimental chemistry, manufactured in Asian mills, packaged in foil with names like White Slut Concentrated and Charley Sheene for use as “hookah cleaner,” distributed in college town head shops, snorted and injected by hardened addicts and high school thrill seekers alike, bath salts may be the strangest and most volatile American drug craze since crack. And they’re (quasi) legal.


Our Billionaire Philanthropists

On the moral failure of über-wealthy do-gooders.


The Yankees

A profile of the postwar Bronx Bombers.


Cocaine, Inc.

How a Mexican drug cartel makes its billions.


Obama's CEO: Jim Messina Has a President to Sell

The education of a campaign manager.