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Three Thrown Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

An unlikely and unethical psychological experiment is undertaken at Michigan’s Ypsilanti State Hospital in 1959.

The Traveler and His Baggage

In Nazi-occupied Paris, “Dr. Eugène” offered Jews an alternative to deportation, slavery, and death camps. But the escape network was not what it seemed.

Ghoulish Acts & Dastardly Deeds

In the 1950s, an anonymous terrorist planted a pipe bomb in a New York City public space. Then another. And another. This piece was cited as “nonfiction journalism from 2017 that will stand the test of time” in The Atlantic.

The Zero-Armed Bandit

The story of a treacherous contraption that appeared mysteriously in a Lake Tahoe casino. This story won a 2015 Sidney Award from David Brooks in The New York Times, and a Golden Giraffe award from The Browser.