Monday, January 7

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Little Girl Lost

In a matter of months she became one of the world’s most famous porn stars. Three years later, she was dead. The rise and fall of Savannah.

Thursday, January 3

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The Rise of DIY Abortions

With abortion access limited in many states, should some home abortions still be a crime?

Friday, November 30

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Panic in Jerusalem

A community says its children are being targeted by a group of pedophiles. But did widespread sexual abuse actually take place?

Wednesday, November 28

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The Devil and John Holmes

He was a nobody who became a porn star, a porn star who became a destitute freebaser, an addict who set up his dealer to be robbed, and finally witness to a retaliatory massacre at the house they called Wonderland.

Friday, November 2

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Slash and Burn

The rise of One Direction fanfiction that imagines the band members in relationships – with each other.

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Light Entertainment

An essay on Jimmy Savile, British television and child sexual abuse.

Friday, October 19

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The House Where They Live

Life inside Long Island’s largest cluster of sex offenders.

Monday, October 15

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An Avenue of Vice

On Queens’ stubbornly unchanging Roosevelt Avenue, where immigrants pay $2 a song to grind against hired dancers and shuttered houses of prostitution have given way to rolling brothel-vans.

Friday, October 5

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From Porky's to Hell

How Tony Galeota went from mobbed-up teen on Long Island to legendary strip club manager in Miami to distraught prisoner in a Panamanian jail.

Tuesday, October 2

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What Are You Wearing?

A torrid phone sex affair begins with a random call in a motel and ends a year later with a face-to-face meeting.

Monday, September 24

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Sex and the Superbug

The rise of drug-resistant gonorrhea.

Thursday, September 20

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Indentured Servitude, Money Laundering, and Piles of Money: The Crazy Secrets of Internet Cam Girls (NSFW)

“If you think cam girls—those flirty naked characters that plague porn site pop-up ads—are raking in easy money, you’re right. If you think cam girls are bleakly stripping online out of desperation, you’re also right.”