MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Ezra Marcus

  1. feature
    The Stolen Kids of Sarah LawrenceWhat happened to the group of bright college students who fell under the sway of a classmate’s father?
  2. court appearances
    ‘He Made Living So Painful’: Victims at the Larry Ray SentencingLarry Ray’s victims embraced as the sex trafficker was sentenced to 60 years.
  3. court appearances
    Why Do We Fail People in Cults?And why must victims save themselves?
  4. court appearances
    Larry Ray, Accused Cult Leader, Found Guilty on All CountsThe saga of the alleged cult leader of Sarah Lawrence students is over, for now.
  5. court appearances
    The Story That Won’t Be Told in the Larry Ray TrialWhat happened to Iban Goicoechea?
  6. court appearances
    A Disaster in the Larry Ray TrialThe government releases confidential information, and the defendant leaves in an ambulance.
  7. courtroom drama
    Accused Cult Leader Larry Ray Leaves Court in AmbulanceLarry Ray, accused of controlling a group of Sarah Lawrence students, left the courthouse in an ambulance today.
  8. court appearances
    What Did Larry Ray Do to These Kids?Santos Rosario was Larry Ray’s truest follower. Why is he now testifying against him?
  9. court appearances
    The Larry Ray Trial, ExplainedAccused of turning a Sarah Lawrence dorm into a cult, Larry Ray is now on trial.
  10. crime
    What Happened to the Stolen Kids of Sarah Lawrence?As Lawrence Ray faces trial in New York, some families of his victims are still waiting to reunite with their children.
  11. investigations
    With Larry Ray’s Arrest, Families of His Alleged Victims Breathe Sigh of Relief“We’re just so happy and grateful,” said a survivor’s relative of the federal indictment prompted by New York’s reporting.
  12. music
    How Jai Paul Reshaped Popular MusicThe reclusive artist’s influence is wide-ranging, but he’s never officially released an album.
  13. interview
    A Trippy Conversation Between Paul Schrader and PhosphorescentIncluding an experience with Russian roulette, lots of talk of psychedelics, and the inspiration for that trippy scene in First Reformed.
  14. How Veggie Burgers Helped Gang Gang Dance Make a RecordSeriously.
  15. Mumford & Sons No Longer Dominate Pop Music, But They’re Still EverywhereThe band provided an evolutionary link between the indie experiments of the ’00s and the globalized nostalgia culture of today.
  16. What Does Sofi Tukker Have That Apple Wants?How a relatively unknown pop duo became darlings of the world’s largest tech company.
  17. What’s Underneath Dance Music’s Big Tent?After Skrillex helped bring EDM to the pop charts, a whole new wave of artists are taking the genre in surprising new directions.