There's no such thing as a good record deal. And what on the surface looks like a bad deal for artists is actually even worse than it seems.
|The Ultra Cult|
Run fifty miles over rocks, sand and dirt in under twelve hours. Lose toenails. Piss blood. Defecate in the woods. Break a bone, take Advil and keep on going. Get saline IVs from paramedics at the finish. That's ultra-running.
|Point of No Return|
Meet the "Odd Couple", the co-founders of a unique rehab program for released offenders, which boasts a 6 percent recidivism rate despite its policy of seeking those most likely to land back behind bars: thieves, sex offenders and drug addicts.
|Wired to Virtual Reality|
An interview with multimedia guru and technology critic Howard Rheingold, in which he ponders pharaohs, electric trolleys, tougher tomatoes and the Amish.