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Q&A; on the Jerry Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Cases
As a former assistant district attorney and current criminal defense lawyer, my husband, Bill Stradley is known for working on difficult trial cases that other attorneys do not have experience…
Length: 5 minutes (1464 words)
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Friday Night Tykes
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. For public distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, contact ccasey@texasmonthly.com for reprint information and fees. I. The…
Published: Jan. 1, 2013
Length: 34 minutes (8568 words)
Best time evering the Super Bowl: My attempt to eat, drink, party like a VIP
Hello Beyonce! I still haven't watched the halftime show as it was shown on TV. This was my angle. The least I could do after you helped me win Super Bowl tickets through the Procter & Gamble…
Length: 15 minutes (3782 words)
Crash Test
During his first run for the White House, George W. Bush called it the Texas Miracle. High-stakes testing in the public schools, along with other measures meant to hold teachers and principals…
Published: April 17, 2013
Length: 25 minutes (6431 words)
Whoomp! (There It Was)
“How do you spell ‘whoomp’?”Steve Rolln was on the line with his man DC the Brain Supreme. DC had been talking to three strippers—Cinnamon, Chocolate, and…
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Length: 18 minutes (4585 words)
Jack Handey Is the Envy of Every Comedy Writer in America
When Jack Handey sold his first jokes to Steve Allen in 1977, Allen sent him a letter offering him $100 and telling him his name sounded like a product, not a person. “Say homemakers, take a…
Author: Dan Kois
Published: July 15, 2013
Length: 11 minutes (2925 words)
How Chris McCandless Died
Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6, 1992, the decomposed body of Christopher McCandless was discovered by moose hunters just outside the northern boundary of Denali National Park. He had…
Author: Jon Krakauer
Published: Sept. 12, 2013
Length: 10 minutes (2589 words)
The British Undercover Cop Who Went Too Far
Jacqui met Bob Lambert at an animal-rights protest in 1984, when she was twenty-two. Their son was born the next year. Credit Illustration by Alex Williamson / Clockwise from Top: Keld Navntoft / AFP…
Published: Aug. 25, 2014
Length: 34 minutes (8619 words)
Three Years on Rikers Without Trial
In the early hours of Saturday, May 15, 2010, ten days before his seventeenth birthday, Kalief Browder and a friend were returning home from a party in the Belmont section of the Bronx. They walked…
Length: 27 minutes (6936 words)
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