Why don’t crooked corporate CEO’s go to jail anymore? Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger uncovers culture of cowardice, incompetence, and corruption in both government and finance. (Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)
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The society columnist’s bestselling memoir about her peripatetic family life growing up poor in West Virginia is now a film starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson
Her upbringing in Welch, W. Va., was anything but conventional, but after moving to New York and establishing herself as a high-society columnist, Jeannette Walls confronted her past upon spotting her mother, a squatter, rooting through a dumpster for food. Her bestselling memoir, “The Glass Castle,” is now a film …
The comedian (who admits he’s not “outdoorsy”) wonders why people enjoy “taking their boat out” so they can eat soggy sandwiches from a cooler
The comedian and “Sunday Morning” contributor doesn’t get the fascination with keeping a boat, just to “take it out” and eat soggy sandwiches from a cooler.