By: Elly Fishman   |   Chicago Magazine   |   Jan 2023
He’s trusted to repair some of the world’s most fabled — and expensive — instruments. How does John Becker manage to unlock the sound of a Stradivarius?

By: James D. Walsh   |   Curbed   |   Jan 2023
The recent spike in shoplifting is both overblown and real. And almost everyone is profiting from it (including you).

By: Elizabeth Weil   |   The Cut   |   June 2022
A list of boys “to look out for” appeared on a high-school bathroom wall last fall. The story of one of them.

By: Jane C. Hu   |   Slate   |   Dec 2022
The legal world is slowly accepting that age 18—or 21—is not a magical moment of “adult” brain maturity. Are we ready for what that means?

By: Wells Tower   |   GQ   |   Nov 2014
Which is how Frank became the most prolific counterfeiter in American history—a guy with more than $200 million in nearly flawless fake twenties stuffed in a garage. How he got away with it all, well, that’s even crazier.