Arts & Entertainment
When Robert Rodi embarked on a quest to turn Dusty into a champion agility dog, he assumed that prizes and glory were just around the corner. “That was ridiculously naïve of me. I could just as easily sprout wings and fly,” he says.
Kyria Abrahams was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness. She ended up possessed by demons anyway.
Before Kevin Roose enrolled at the world’s largest evangelical university he didn’t know any evangelical Christians, save for one. He didn’t even really know God. But that didn’t stop the Brown University sophomore from subjecting himself to Bible Boot Camp at Liberty University.
On March 18, 1990, a pair of thieves dressed as policemen plundered 13 works of art worth hundreds of millions of dollars from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Nineteen years later, the case remains unsolved and the stolen art remains missing, much to the chagrin of the museum’s directors, who are offering a reward of $5 million for information leading to the return of the works.
As a legitimate artist, Han van Meegeren never amounted to much. But he found fame and fortune as a forger, and today his name is inextricably linked to Johannes Vermeer. His story begs the question: When it comes to forgery, what constitutes success?
AC/DC has been moving sideways for 35 years. And the band is all the better for it.