Nathaniel Rich

9 articles
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The Man Who Saves You from Yourself

Going undercover with David Sullivan, cult infiltrator.

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Aspen and the End of Snow

How the ski town of the super-rich is responding to global warming.

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Tyler Hadley's Killer Party

He murdered his parents. Then he threw a party.

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The Neverending Nightmare of Amanda Knox

Inside the most sensational murder in the history of study abroad.

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The Nightmare of the West Memphis Three

Three boys falsely accused of murder, and what the twenty-year saga says about all of us.

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How to Spend 47 Hours on a Train and Not Go Crazy

A journey on the Sunset Limited, which ferries people from Louisiana to California.

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Diving Deep into Danger

On commercial diving, the third most deadly profession.

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Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?

A species of jellyfish that can transform itself back to a polyp at any time appears to debunk the most fundamental law of the natural world — you are born, and then you die.

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Jungleland

The changing landscape of the Lower Ninth Ward in post-Katrina New Orleans:

There have been sightings of armadillos, coyotes, owls, hawks, falcons and even a four-foot alligator, drinking from a leaky fire hydrant. Rats have been less of a problem lately because of the stray cats and the birds of prey. But it’s not just animals that emerge from the weeds.

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For whom the cell tolls

Why your phone may (or may not) be killing you.