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Tiger Woods Never Needed This Redemption Story

‘Tiger’ co-director Matthew Hamachek tells us about the overblown nature of his subject’s sex scandal, why we’re suckers for redemption narratives and the reason why even those Woods betrayed still feel very protective of him

‘Stayin’ Alive’ Is Still Too Tough to Die

Both mocked and beloved at the height of the disco era, this ‘Saturday Night Fever’ hit made the Bee Gees superstars — and, for a while, made them hate everything associated with their song

The Snake-Handling Minister’s Venomous Murder Plot

The new HBO doc ‘Alabama Snake’ is the fascinating story of Glenn Summerford, a Pentecostal minister who wanted his wife dead — and the enduring allure of the bizarre crime that followed

What Happens to Black Activists When Cops Write the History Books?

Tommy Oliver talks about his HBO documentary ‘40 Years a Prisoner,’ which chronicles a deadly 1978 showdown between MOVE members and local law enforcement — and the effect it’s had on racist policing today