Monday, July 20


“These People Need to Know What We Have Gone Through”

To reduce recidivism, a program brings criminals face to face with their victims. The results aren’t always what you’d expect.


Joe Gould's Teeth

Falling into the black hole of literary journalism’s most famous eccentic


The Voice

On the life and death of The Voice contestant Anthony Riley.


Stowaways and Crimes Aboard a Scofflaw Ship

Working on the high seas is always dangerous, but the Dona Liberta has a particularly bad reputation.

Sunday, July 19


The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave: An Oral History

Memories of a scorching three days that left 739 dead.


"I Definitely Identify With That Murderer Thing, Where You Click Off"

On the controversial British newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins.


In the Valley of the Shadow of Death

In Guyana after the Jonestown massacre, with the survivors and the dead.

Saturday, July 18


Fast Food

Life as a halal butcher in New York.


"I'm Not a Butcher"

An interview with a man who organized suicide bombings for ISIS.


My Month of Hell in a Gay CrossFit Cult

“The whole thing has a sort of Taylor Swift-meets-jihad feel.”


You Just Got Out of Prison. Now What?

Life on the outside is full of unpleasant surprises for longtime inmates.

Friday, July 17


The Mysterious Death of a Doctor Who Peddled Autism ‘Cures’ to Thousands

After a lab linked to him was raided, James Jeffrey Bradstreet’s body was found with a bullet wound to the chest. His death was ruled a suicide, but other theories abound.