Contemplating plastic surgery.
On the militarization of America’s police forces.
Why the head of Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey hired a former CIA agent to ruin a freelance writer’s career.
The outing of a failed writer who spent years anonymously grinding axes on Wikipedia.
In November 1985, a woman who appeared to be a homeless drifter staked out the offices of 80-year-old banker Nicholas Deak, waited until he returned from lunch, then executed Deak and his secretary. As police wrestled her to the floor, she said “Don’t hurt me. He told me I could carry the gun.”
His book panned in the New York Times after being misread by the critic, an author responds.
Uncovered letters reveal ties between the literary magazine and the CIA’s Congress for Cultural Freedom.
A profile of Maggie Gallagher, founder of National Organization for Marriage.
A group of misfit boys from the fringes of Las Vegas form a clique. Then, with murky motives, they decide to murder one of their own and bury him in a desert pit.