Saturday, November 8


The Unbelievable Skepticism of the Amazing Randi

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


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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Friday, November 7


How One Man Went From Homeless to CEO

The story of a call center virtuoso.


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.


The Shame of Borough Park

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


The War of the Words

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

Thursday, November 6


Let’s Die Together

The rise of anonymous group suicide in Japan.


The $9 Billion Witness

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


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.


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

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

Wednesday, November 5


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.