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Mike Sager

10 articles
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Last Tango in Tahiti

Hunting Marlon Brando.

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I Am Large, I Contain Multitudes

A profile of Roseanne Barr and her multiple personalities.

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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.

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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.

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The Smartest Man in America

Profiles of people with genius-level IQs.

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The High Life and Strange Times of the Pope of Pot

The rise and fall of Mickey the Pope, the founder of a New York City marijuana delivery business.

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Revenge of the Doughnut Boys

In America's third oldest major city, a new sport has been born. It's called rustling cars. According to auto‑theft statis­tics, Newark has the highest rate of car theft per capita in the nation, more than forty cars each day. Sixty‑five percent of the thefts are perpetrated by teens and preteens, known hereabouts as the Doughnut Boys.
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Vetville

Alan Beaty’s Tennessee farm serves an unofficial halfway house for Marines struggling with their return to civilian life.

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The Man Who Never Was

How Todd Marinovich, engineered from birth to be the greatest quarterback of all time, ended up a heroin junkie while still playing pro football. A 2010 National Magazine Award winner.