Cease to Exist, Part III: Fairy Tale of Hollywood
It's what Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time in Hollywood Doesn't Depict That's Truly Evil.
Read of the Year: Kaleb Horton on America's Strangest Kidnapping
Writer Kaleb Horton penned the best piece of journalism in years. It's out this week, and describes the strangest crime to ever occur in the American West.
Cease to Exist, Part II: Back to the Top of the Slide
30 years after the Manson Family murders, a journalist takes a fresh look at the story. 20 years of work later, his book challenges everything we know about the story.
Cease to Exist
Fifty Years Ago, The Manson Family Was Sent To Death Row. Part I In A Series About The Mysteries Which Remain.
Only The Moon As Witness
Explaining Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem, where Israeli apartheid exploded this month into an assault on Gaza, through my field work a decade ago amongst the residents there.
A Walk Along the Green Line
A fast fact sheet introducing you to Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem, flashpoint for the Palestinian-Israeli crisis this month.
Texas By The Tail
They Say Everything in Texas is Bigger. Including America's Warped Pathology. How Texas's legacy of crime fiction can educate us about America today.
The Oscars Sell Phony Dreams. Good Thing Hollywood's Nightmares Are So Honest.
Paid Subscriber-Only Post: Cease to Exist, Part III
Part III of an ongoing series about the Manson Family, for paid subscribers only.
He Walked By Night
Welcome Back to "Welcome to Sullyville," now on Ghost! Allow me to reintroduce myself and to clarify the mission of this newsletter: tracing the darkest corners of the gilded American underworld, that morass of crime, corruption, and inequity which defines our country today.
How Wall Street Put Organized Crime Out of Business
The Savagery of America, 2021
When Even A Sci-Fi Wasteland Seems More Alluring Than Reality
Holidays in Hanoi
Finding Meaning In The Coldest Winter
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
Cherry Blossoms and Coronavirus