Sex in the summertime

It's 8:30 on a Wednesday night and Barry is on the prowl. He's in uniform: Armani sport coat, collarless shirt, Ferragamo shoes, Gold Rolex President watch. His college ring covers...

Death of a dream

Those who knew Darin Jensen best say he was born to teach. Jensen loved teaching television production at Woodbridge High School in Virginia and loved his kids. He was a...

The price of a few beers

It had been a long week, so he and a few co-workers unwound at a bar in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside of Washington. One beer led to two, which led...

Washington claims another one

It was 1981, the first of the Reagan years. Each Friday, on or around 5 o'clock, seven of us would gather in the House Agriculture Committee offices for an "alcohol...

A controlled free fall

He never saw it coming. He arrived early on that Friday morning, wanting to get his desk cleared before a 10 a.m. company-wide meeting on corporate restructuring. But something was wrong....

Anger on the highway

Behind the wheel, Billy Canipe could be a real terror. "If he was having a bad day or somebody was messing with him, yeah, he would drive fast," said his...