Why Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Is So ScaryThe ever-present danger of relapsing.
Free Agency FolliesWhy are baseball GMs making so many stupid deals?
Picking Up the PiecesHow James Frey flunked rehab, and why his fakery matters.
The Faux Life With Norah JonesDebunking the pop star's "word-of-mouth success."
Burned OutWhy did Ken Burns leave contemporary musicians out of Jazz?
Worst Magazine Cover of the Year?Time’s coverline is wrong, grandiose, and cruel.
Life And Art
Death Becomes HerExamining the morbid fascination with the Black Dahlia.
The End of My World as I Knew ItA New Year's reflection on my life after heroin.
Phish ShtickThe jam band's New Year's Eve antics.