Books

cults
cults

Why It Took Me Five Years to Realize I Was in a Cult

A cult survivor outlines the anatomy of an indoctrination.
Renee Linnell
8.10.18
Books
Books

Iain Reid Is Canada’s Next Big Author

The comparison to Stephen King may be a touch lazy, but that doesn’t mean it’s not fair.
Nick Patch
8.8.18
Books
Books

No, Amazon Cannot Replace Libraries

Libraries are essential to our communities, in ways that even frequent patrons might not know.
Nicole Clark
7.24.18
true crime
true crime

I Was Tortured into Giving a False Confession to Chicago Police

"I never knew about cops setting people up until it happened to me."
Nicholas Cannariato
7.17.18
true crime
true crime

I Was a Mob Enforcer and Somehow Got Out Alive

"It started out popping a few heads. Then you moved onto the heavy stuff."
Seth Ferranti
7.11.18
Art
Art

This Artist Reimagined Pop Songs as Beautiful Infographics

Familiar lyrics become riddle-like images in this viral project.
Nicole Clark
7.6.18
true crime
true crime

The Grim Story of Hells Angels Killing a Black Teen at a Rolling Stones Concert

The unhinged free show put a lid on the freewheeling 60s, but the racial dimension to the bloodshed is inescapable.
Seth Ferranti
7.3.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

My Prison Confiscated a 'Game of Thrones' Book Because Maps

I guess I won’t be escaping to Westeros!
Kimberly Hricko
6.29.18
true crime
true crime

These Rogue Foreigners Ruled the Streets of 1930s Shanghai

Gambling, drugs, you name it. "There was so much money being made that there wasn't a need to kill a lot of people."
Seth Ferranti
6.21.18
entertainment
entertainment

'Deadpool 2' and the Science Behind Being Lucky

Even regular folks have the ability to turn good luck into a superpower of sorts.
Jeremy Price
6.21.18
Organized Crime
Organized Crime

Meet the Unconventional Mafia Boss Who Inspired 'Godfather' Don Corleone

Just like the movie legend, Frank Costello survived assassination and tried to steer his family toward respectability after a brutal past.
Seth Ferranti
6.18.18
guns
guns

What It Feels Like to Decide to Shoot Someone and Actually Do It

"I expected them to be sociopaths, or terrible people, or rotten through and through. And they're not."
Seth Ferranti
6.7.18