The Devil and John Holmes
John Holmes was a porn star. Eddie Nash was a drug lord. Their association ended in one of the most brutal mass murders in the history of Los Angeles.
Little Girl Lost
Savannah was a gorgeous porn starlet with a taste for handsome rock stars and expensive Bob Mackie gowns. When things fell apart, she could only see one way out.
The Final Days of Gary Condit
Gary Condit had never lost an election. Then a young intern named Chandra Ann Levy went missing.
The Martyrdom of Veronica Guerin
As the star crime reporter for Ireland’s biggest newspaper, Veronica Guerin maneuvered fearlessly around Dublin’s underworld. Maybe she should have been afraid.
Janet Cooke caused the biggest scandal in the history of journalism when her Pulitzer Prize-winning article about an eight-year-old heroin addict turned out to be a fake.
Requiem for a Gangsta
Eric “Eazy E” Wright helped pioneer gangsta rap. In the end, it wasn’t the guns or rivals that got him.
Damn! They Gonna Lynch Us
Black motorist Rodney Glenn King’s videotaped beating at the hands of the LAPD became the most scrutinized police brutality case in history. But what actually happened?
The Rise and Fall of a Super Freak
Rick James, once known as the King of Funk, was one of the biggest names in the music industry. Then he discovered freebase cocaine.
Rob Lowe’s Girl Trouble
Sex, lesbians, litigation and videotape: A trip to the 1988 Democratic National Convention led to a party Rob Lowe will never forget.
Murder , My Sweet
When his romance with an informant proved to be more than he’d bargained for, the model FBI man committed the perfect crime…almost.
The High Life and Strange Times of the Pope of Pot
He had an 800 number and a corps of bicycle messengers, each covered by the company dental plan. Meet the marijuana pope and his faithful followers at the Church of Realized Fantasies.
The Corruption of Ed O’Brian
He was the highest-ranking DEA agent ever arrested for dealing drugs. Was it simple greed or was it inevitable? A look at the early days of the drug war.
The Death of a High School Narc
The citizens of Midlothian, Texas, cared deeply about the future of their town, but their war on drugs claimed an unexpected casualty.
The Temple of Doom
Police were baffled when nine Thai Buddhists were killed execution-style in a temple outside Phoenix–the worst mass murder in Arizona history.
The Animal Liberation Front believes that meat is murder, that science is torture, that animals have the same rights as humans. A report from inside a 1987 guerrilla raid on a USDA laboratory near Washington, D.C.
Raised in Captivity
Gary Fannon lost the best years of his life to a trumped-up drug arrest and a draconian law. The decade he spent in prison taught him lessons no man should have to learn.
An Imperfect Weekend
Lee Risler was driving to work in his Ford Econoline Van. Fifty-six hours later, he would emerge from an unthinkable nightmare–at least most of him would.
Stairway to Heaven
The members of the Heaven’s Gate cult tried to become a genderless, communal mass mind, but they never quite transcended their humanity.
The Teachings of Don Carlos
Some say he was a visionary shaman. Others say he was a sham. The mysterious life and impeccable death of Carlos Castaneda.
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