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The Great Heavy Metal Hoax
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
December 14th, 2018
How a down-on-his-luck headbanger fabricated a persona, faked a tour, and promoted himself as a hard-rock savior
All Rise
Written by David Kushner, Esquire
August 21st, 2018
How Viagra went from a medical mistake to a $3-billion-dollar-a-year industry
For All to Seek
Written by David Kushner, Wired
July 26th, 2018
An epic riddle. An eccentric storyteller. A missing person. When a man vanishes in the wilderness, his family takes to the internet to find him.
Money for Nothin’
Written by David Kushner, Esquire
May 1st, 2018
A bank glitch gave a 24-year old, down-on-his-luck Australian man access to unlimited funds. Then he did exactly what you think he did with it.
The Hacker Who Cared Too Much
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
June 29th, 2017
When a programmer shut down a hospital website to defend a sick girl, he raised a crucial question: What are the bounds of protest in the digital age?