James Holzrichter became a reluctant whistleblower after finding evidence of misconduct by his employer, Northrop Grumman. He became a pariah in his field, and eventually found himself unemployed and homeless.
Can an album cycle actually be reduced to a single day? That’s what three musicians, a lyricist and a producer set out to discover recently. The project is called “Eight in Eight." The crew holed up overnight, podcast the session live, and set out to write, record and distribute an album of eight songs in a single night. Amanda Palmer sang lead on many of the songs; Sean Slade produced the session.
In a series of jailhouse interviews, Leonardo Notarbartolo told journalist Joshua Davis how he organized a five-person crew to pull off the world’s biggest diamond robbery – and how his escape was undone by a half-eaten salami sandwich.
An Iowa egg hatchery is under investigation by an egg farming cooperative due to allegations of abuse at one of its facilities. The allegations surfaced earlier this month, after an undercover investigator released videotaped footage of chicks being mutilated, thrown and scalded alive. Male chicks were ground up alive. Today, Dick Gordon talks with the undercover investigator in that case.
Deon Joseph never wanted to be a cop, but when things weren't working out at the family business, he had to look for a new job - and the first returned call he got was from the L.A.P.D. He figured he'd work in an easy part of the city, but he ended up in one of the most famously bad neighborhoods in the country: Skid Row.
an Hass was facing his 40th birthday, taking stock, when he began to see how deeply he and his wife Mary were stuck in debt. Trying to work out a budget was a strain their marriage couldn't bear: they got divorced. Dan spent 18 months living by himself in an apartment. He did nothing other than pay down the debt.