- April 25, 2005 | Profile
- Hell's Kitchen
Marine Lieutenant Ilario Pantano made it out of a tough neighborhood to Horace Mann and Goldman Sachs. But 9/11 reactivated his inner warrior and brought him to Iraq. Now, charged with murder, he’s in a different kind of hell.
- May 5, 2003 | Profile
- Is He For Real?
Donny Deutsch, last of the Madison Avenue wild men, has got a $200 million bank account, an ad agency that has gone from success to success, loyal friends, a new wife, and, he says, “the best body of any CEO in advertising.” so what else can he possibly want? try a CNBC talk show. And After that, He wants to be mayor.
- August 9, 2004 | Profile
- The Convert
How a devoutly Jewish, pillar-of-rectitude partner at Paul, Weiss turned into a passionately Catholic, extravagantly compensated legal caddy to the disgraced Tyco chief Dennis Kozlowski—and wound up accused of being a greedy corporate looter.
- March 15, 2004 | Profile
- The Diet Martyr
In life, Dr. Robert Atkins was a renegade, doing battle with the medical Establishment over his famous low-carb diet. In death, he’s the focus of a holy war, pitting ascetic versus libertine and disciple versus disciple. The schisms in the Church of Atkins.
- March 29, 1999 | Profile
- The End of the Game
Rising from seedy Manhattan gambling rooms to the best casinos in Vegas, Stuey Ungar, New York's greatest cardplayer, always bet it all.
- January 9, 2006 | Intelligencer
- Anger Management
Why TWU honcho Roger Toussaint still blames Bloomberg—and still believes striking was the only possible course.
- September 19, 2005 | Feature
- The Boy Who Wouldn't Be King
A son who craves his father’s love. A father who believes in his own immortality. The intimate story of the clash that rocked the Murdoch dynasty.
- June 13, 2005 | Feature
- He Got Life
David Wong was a nobody, an illegal immigrant who’d drifted aimlessly through Chinatown to prison. Then, accused of a murder he didn’t commit, he became a symbol of injustice and an admired man. Now he’s on the verge of freedom—and in danger of losing everything again.
- May 28, 2001 | Feature
- I Want to Be a Millionaire
Not so long ago, it seemed possible to believe that anyone (say, a magazine writer) with an idea (say, Internet karaoke) could get rich in a matter of months. Was this lunacy?
- November 22, 2004 | Feature
- Get Richest Quickest
In the precarious hedge-fund bubble, it’s either clean up—or flame out.