This week's episode of This American Life is both fascinating and painful to listen to, as many of the show's best episodes are. I came away from it still enraged at Mike Daisey and his lies, but also a bit sympathetic toward him. The show made it clear, without saying so, that he's dealing with ... More >>
With her new memoir, literary co-hoaxer Savannah Knoop steps out of JT LeRoy's shadow. But can she step out of Laura Albert's?
In The Hoax, a lying president (Nixon) begets a lying author (Richard Gere). Good thing that wouldn't happen today.
A subdued thriller considers the ominous power of storytelling
A gas station attendant pumps out enlightenment in Peaceful Warrior
Caveh Zahedi comes clean in I Am a Sex Addict
Jenny Lewis emerges as a solo force to be reckoned with, and brings her hardscrabble past with her
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