The Blind Faith of the One-Eyed Matador
Last fall, one of Spain’s greatest matadors took a horn to the face. It was a brutal goring, among the most horrific in the history of bullfighting. Miraculously, Juan Jose Padilla was back in the bullring—sí, fighting bulls—a mere five months later. And in the process of losing half his sight, he somehow managed to double his vision.
On his first tour of duty in Afghanistan, Sam Brown was set on fire by an improvised explosive device. He survived, only to find himself, like thousands of other vets, doomed to a post-traumatic life of unbearable pain. Even hallucinogen-grade drugs offered little relief, and little hope.
Then his doctors told him about an experimental treatment, a painkilling video game supposedly more effective than morphine. If successful, it would deliver Brown from his living hell into a strange new world—a digital winter wonderland.
I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave
My brief, backbreaking, rage-inducing, low-paying, dildo-packing time inside the online-shipping machine.
A troubled Iraq veteran seeks out the family he harmed.
The Innocent Man, Part One
On August 13, 1986, Michael Morton came home from work to discover that his wife had been brutally murdered in their bed. His nightmare had only begun.
The Innocent Man, Part Two
During the 25 years that Michael Morton spent wrongfull imprisoned for murdering his wife, he kept three things in mind: Someday he would prove his innocence to their son. Someday he would find out who killed her. And someday he would understand how this had happened to him.
Inside the Mansion—and Mind— of Kim Dotcom, the Most Wanted Man on the Net
Kim Dotcom is not a pirate. Kim Dotcom is a pirate.
The Living and the Dead
[Requires Subscription] The gripping true story of three close friends—Tom, Ian, and Jimmy—whose courage is challenged every day as they walk the Afghan countryside with their fellow Marines, patrolling for cleverly hidden explosives that can instantly tear a man in half.