Why do our signatures all seem to peak sometime during elementary school? Nick Lehr examines some of the best and worst penmanship in the MLB.
Ortiz’s rapid ascension to stardom had always somewhat clouded his gaudy numbers and jolly demeanor.
Please. Grab your glove, Phil, and take the field—you’re our starting first baseman.
Boone, Canseco writes, with his “small frame and big arms,” was an “obvious” user.
Brady Anderson’s 1996 woke us all up to the Steroid Era.
After bursting onto the scene at the age of 30, no one was surprised to see Brendan Donnelly’s name on the Mitchell Report.
Andy Crane is the good man of the week.
Roethlisberger, like every other egomaniac sports hero, can continue to do whatever the hell he wants—because he can. Because we let him.
Prison life is horrific, and for young offenders, it’s even worse. More than 30 years after its release, “Scared Straight” continues to act as a deterrent.
Great ideas are hard to come by. Getting credit for them can be even harder. David Klein, the inventor of the Jelly Belly jellybean, is the subject of our next Doc Talk piece.
Keith Dorrington left a lucrative career to pursue his love of film. His documentary about a local boxer’s comeback inspired the award-winning feature film “The Fighter.”
When the going gets tough, auctioning your loyalty isn’t an option.
The Jewish Orthodox community in New York City has a crisis on its hands: too many young people aren’t getting married.
Marina Lutz’s father recorded every interaction with his daughter for the first 16 years of her life. After his death, Marina made a documentary.
Adam Wheeler, the 24-year-old who faked his way into Harvard, was sentenced to probation—and psychotherapy.