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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
Comics
Comics

'Young Comrade,' Today's Comic by Lane Milburn

Lane tries to help a customer find the perfect book about anarchism.
Lane Milburn
7.7.18
Art
Art

This Artist Reimagined Pop Songs as Beautiful Infographics

Familiar lyrics become riddle-like images in this viral project.
Nicole Clark
7.5.18
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
supreme court
supreme court

The 'Neutron Option' Democrats Could Use to Retake the Supreme Court

A political scientist has a radical proposal to pack the court and create a new majority of liberal justices.
Harry Cheadle
6.29.18
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
Books
Books

The Nightmare of Being a Woman with a Chronic Illness

Porochista Khakpour's memoir, 'Sick,' delves into the devastation of chronic Lyme and the fight for treatment.
Nicole Clark
6.5.18