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This Dominatrix Will Whip Your Relationship Into Shape

Lia Holmgren is using everything she’s learned in the world of BDSM to dominate in a new career: as a couples counselor.

Secret Life of a Stripper Who’s Also a Social Worker

Honestly, the two jobs aren't that different.

This Boy From Mumbai Became the World’s Unlikeliest Crossword King

As a teenager, Mangesh Ghogre was obsessed with decoding puzzles filled with foreign references. Now he’s the only non-American to ever create them for The New York Times.

This Liberal Cab Driver Is Also West Virginia’s Unlikeliest Politician

How one scruffy, folk-singing hippie took on the political establishment in Trump Country…and won.

This Standup Comic Turned His Disability Into Comedy Gold

Chris Crespo was born with a rare physical condition that left him with half-length arms – and a killer sense of humor.

Why I Dodge Speeding Cars to Rescue Rattlesnakes

These elegant creatures aren’t the murderous monsters you’ve seen in the movies. If I don’t save them, who will?

This Political Consultant Found His True Calling — by Becoming Teddy Roosevelt

Joe Wiegand once dreamed of being president. Now this disillusioned politico makes a living impersonating his favorite former head of state.

The Passion of Hobo Hank

How the manager of a Chili’s restaurant outside Albuquerque found his true calling as a bone-crushing, head-stomping hero on America’s independent wrestling circuit.

Secret Life of a Manhattan Doorman

A college student is stoked to land a summer gig as a union-wage doorman—until he learns the job description includes everything from hauling out hoarders to discovering dead...