Indianapolis Monthly

6 articles

Granddad Gone Bad

He was arrested for pushing his three grandsons so hard on a Grand Canyon hike that rangers feared for their lives. Their account of the summer they spent with their youthful grandpa would include an uncanny understanding of marijuana strains and a stopover in Jamaica.


Selfless Portrait

The multimillionaire David Gundlach had trouble, all his life, reading social cues. For reasons no one quite understands, he left most of his fortune to Elkhart, Indiana.


The Boy with Half a Brain

To save William Buttars’s life, his parents had to risk it.


Susan Cox Is No Longer Here

One woman’s beautiful, strange, and troubling final days.


The Long Con

The intertwined lives of an Oregon rancher and a Indiana fraudster.


Mad Money

The rise and fall of Bernard von NotHaus, the creator of the most successful (and some say illegal) alternative currency in the U.S.