Sunday, June 14

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The Cult of Jurassic Park

On the enduring appeal, both amateur and academic, of man vs. dinosaur.

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The New Normal

Scenes of grief, from the sister of comedian Harris Wittels.

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American Hippopotamus

A hundred years ago, in the midst of an American food crisis, two spies who had once sworn to kill each other came together with a plan to feed America: hippo meat.

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VNYL Sliding

The comic failings of a Kickstarter project that promised a “Netflix for vinyl.”

Saturday, June 13

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Mastermind

Tracing Europe’s migrant crisis to organized crime.

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The True Story of the Manson Murders

An excerpt from the best-selling true crime book of all time.

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Instagram’s Most Famous Mules

On the man who has turned the grunt work of packing into a social media phenomenon.

Friday, June 12

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Four Columbia House Insiders Explain the Shady Math Behind “8 CDs for a Penny”

An oral history with former employees Sasha Frere-Jones, Alysia Abbott, Piotr Orlov, and Chris Wilcha.

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The Child Preachers of Brazil

On the kids who are spiritual leaders before the age of ten.

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How One Brain Came Back From Unconsciousness

Chronicling 1,541 days with a car accident survivor.