Alois Behringer

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How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

Jerome Jacobson and his network of mobsters, psychics, strip-club owners, and drug traffickers won almost every prize for 12 years, until the FBI …

Crime

『Hit Like A Girl Contest 2018』Good Times Bad Times - LED ZEPPELIN / Cover by Yoyoka , 8 year old drummer

A Disgruntled Federal Employee’s 1980s Desk Calendar

On any given day, the rare-book trade can cough up anything from an illuminated medieval manuscript to the pages of an unfinished novel. This week, an unusual offering caught my eye: an illuminated manuscript that was not medieval at all.<p>During the eighties, a nameless Cold Warrior grew frustrated …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

He turned TV upside down: Steven Bochco's edgy spin on cops and how 'NYPD Blue' was nearly derailed

Steven Bochco knew he was in hot water. Religious leaders, ABC network affiliates and even some network executives were taking a strong stand against his new drama — a cop show armed with nudity, coarse language, violence and a raw edge that was just not allowed on network television.<p>The series was …

TV

18 Decadent Vegan Dessert Recipes

No matter how much we eat for dinner, there’s always room for a sweet treat. While most desserts are made from butter and eggs, plenty of vegan …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Books

10 Best Outdoor Documentaries Streaming on Netflix

We’d all rather go out and live the outdoors than watch someone else do it, but there’s nothing wrong with getting a little inspiration every now and …

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

39 Movies, TV Shows, Albums, And Podcasts You Might Have Missed In 2017

Take a break from reading Best of the Year lists to discover some of the stuff that fell between the cracks.<p>Not only have we reached the era of Peak TV, but it’s starting to look like that episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> where Homer climbs to the summit of an enormous mountain (The Murderhorn), only to …

Listen to Exclusive Tom Petty Interviews

The latest episode of our Rolling Stone Music Now podcast pays tribute to the life and music of Tom Petty, who died October 2nd. It features unheard …

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Movies

The 50 Best Films of 2016

<i>As voted on by more than 200 critics participating in our annual Criticwire survey, here are the best films of the year.</i><p>“‘Moonlight’ transforms rage …

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Journalism

Four Stories About Merle Haggard

Legendary country singer Merle Haggard died today at 79. Here are four profiles of the master, by four master writers, that follow him through the …

Country Music

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

Blast Belly Fat Fast

Announcing the 2015 PEN Literary Award Winners - PEN America

• Home<br>• Announcing the 2015 PEN Literary Award Winners<p>It is with great excitement that PEN announces the winners of the 2015 PEN Literary Awards. After …

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …

Cooking

Healthier Slow Cooker Pulled Pork | (Cooking for) Kiwi & Bean

I have so much to say about slow cookers that I don’t know where to start.<p>I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with mine. I love the idea of it: …

Vegan Recipe: Hearty Slow Cooker Lentil-Potato Stew

For those cold and windy early spring days, there’s no better antidote than hearty hot lentil stew! White wine, garlic, poultry seasoning, lemon …

This Creamy Vegan Curry Is Comfort in a Bowl

Craving a little comfort food that won't break the calorie bank? This dinner involves no cheese and no pizza dough, and I promise it's not deep-fried — but it is just as warm, savory, and satisfying! After one bite of this chickpea and sweet potato curry with coconut rice, you will be sold.<p>Each …

Classic Garlic Bread

12 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ …

Joe Cocker Dies: The Mad Dog’s 5 Greatest Moments

Joe Cocker, a singer possessed of the sort of rough, gritty voice that could sandpaper any song he got his hands on into a bluesy classic, has died …

Soul Music

Twitter launches group messages, brings video to its mobile app

Twitter is expanding the features of its apps and website yet again, this time adding group messages and 30-second videos.<p>In November, Twitter said it would create a way for people to privately send messages to groups -- instead of just to individuals -- as well as expand its video offerings. …

THE BIG SEVEN, by Jim Harrison

Featuring murder, treachery, calamity, and revenge.<p><b>The days when you had to choose</b> between a great story and a great piece of writing? Gone. The days when you were steadfastly denied cheap thrills and blood and quality mayhem just because you picked up a so-called literary novel? Kaput. We're …

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

Guide Books

Watch These 7 Great Dallas Taylor Sets With Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Dallas Taylor’s rock and roll career may have been short-lived, but it wasn’t without success. Taylor, who died Sunday at age 66, was the drummer for …