Tags » New Yorker

Chemical Valley

Chemical Valley

by Evan Osnos, New Yorker, 2014

In January 2014, 300,000 people had their water contaminated to the point where they couldn’t boil and drink or shower. 23 more words

Frat House for Jesus

Frat House for Jesus

by Peter J. Boyer, New Yorker, 2010

Although this starts to describe the ridiculousness of a religiously-themed living agreement between four US politicians, it leads into a story about the mysterious Fellowship.  26 more words

Happy Birthday Truman Capote

Today is the 90th birthday of American writer Truman Capote (books by this author), born in New Orleans (1924). Even as a child, Capote wanted to become famous. 2,643 more words

Three Trials for Murder

Three Trials for Murder

by Nicholas Schmidle, New Yorker, 2011

This is such a twisting article with deep implications for the double jeopardy law.  Furthermore, the legal matter is still being processed, and there really isn’t any resolution in this story, making it very unsettling.