How a tiny island 5,000 miles from the U.S. mainland has produced so many NFL players.
Todd Marinovich was engineered from birth to be the greatest quarterback of all time. He ended up doing heroin in the locker room. A 2010 National Magazine Award winner, reprinted on Longform.
The story of Rick James.
Excerpted from Scary Monsters and Super Freaks.
Inside the world of “Wooks,” the loner-craftsmen behind the coming marijuana-concentrate boom.
A profile of Roseanne Barr and her multiple personalities.
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.
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.
The rise and fall of Mickey the Pope, the founder of a New York City marijuana delivery business.
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.