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Harmon Leon

Harmon Leon is a journalist, comedian, filmmaker and the the author of seven books. His stories have appeared in VICE, National Geographic and Wired. Check out his podcast Comedy History 101.

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How a Former Cocaine Smuggler Became One of the Country’s Most Sought-After Voices in Prison Reform

In 1985, Fleet Maull was incarcerated for running a $24 million drug-smuggling ring. In the 35 years since, he’s brought mindfulness meditation to thousands.

Living (and Loving) Más at a Taco Bell Wedding

Is there anything more American than getting married at a Fire Sauce–drenched paradise in Las Vegas?

In the ‘Black Guns Matter’ Movement, ‘Make Racists Afraid Again’ Is About Education, Not Violence

For African American gun owners, having a license for a weapon is no guarantee you won’t be treated like a criminal