Saturday, November 8

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The Unbelievable Skepticism of the Amazing Randi

The magician who spent his life debunking spiritualists and exposing con men.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "This Young Man's Father Died In an Ice Storm. You Won't Believe What Happened Next."

A son, the illusion of his dead father and where technology intersects with real life.

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Haterade

Don’t read the comments.

Friday, November 7

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How One Man Went From Homeless to CEO

The story of a call center virtuoso.

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Who Will Survive When Migos Meets Big Data?

Migos, a young Atlanta rap trio, has decamped to a mansion outside of town to avoid trouble, ride Go-Karts, shop for $2300 backpacks, and continue their streak of red-hot singles.

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The Shame of Borough Park

After a Hasidic man exposed child abuse, his tight-knit Brooklyn community turned on him.

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The War of the Words

A history of the war between Amazon and the book industry.

Thursday, November 6

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Let’s Die Together

The rise of anonymous group suicide in Japan.

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The $9 Billion Witness

The central witness in “one of the biggest cases of white-collar crime in American history” speaks out.

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The Man Who Got America High

Alfred Dellentash Jr. chartered the Rolling Stones in private jets while smuggling planeloads of Pablo Escobar’s drugs on the side.

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My Evil Dad: Life As A Serial Killer’s Daughter

“‘Why does my dad have duct tape by his pillow?’”

Wednesday, November 5

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Battle for the Senate: How the GOP Did It

An inside look at the Democratic infighting and Republican gameplan (“Obama, Obama, Obama”) that led to the midterm landslide.