Crime

    On April 28, 2022, Paramount+ premiered the first three episodes of The Offer, a limited series about the making of The Godfather, based on the experiences of the film's producer, Al Ruddy, who serves as an executive producer on the series, in which h...
    In The Offer, the new series streaming on Paramount+, viewers are getting a closer look at the tumultuous production of 1972’s The Godfather. Widely considered a classic, it was a challenging effort for director Francis Ford Coppola, producer Al Ruddy, an...
    The batting order for the 1927 New York Yankees featured such a formidable stack of all-stars that opposing pitchers could well be forgiven for shaking a little in their cleats. Earle Combs kicked things off, followed by Mark Koenig, the one-two punch of ...
    SMART NEWSCool FindsAncient Roman Sculpture Likely Looted During WWII Turns Up at Texas GoodwillExperts are debating who the bust portrays, but they agree on one thing—a thrift store is an unusual spot to find a millennia-old statue Antiques dealer Laura ...
    SMART NEWSThieves Stole, Hacked Up and Sold Sculpture That Honored Famed Native American BallerinaThe culprits sawed the life-sized bronze tribute to Marjorie Tallchief into piecesEmployees at an Oklahoma recycling center found several pieces of a stolen ...
    Take a trip to Paris’s Musée Picasso right now and you’ll get to see “Picasso à l’image,” an exhibition featuring photos, documentary footage, and more visual artifacts that “show [Pablo Picasso] in motion, revealing different facets of his life and work....
    SMART NEWSHow Fraudsters Allegedly Fooled the Art World in 15-Year SchemeFederal prosecutors say scammers sold fraudulent paintings and memorabilia to collectors and auction housesFederal prosecutors have charged three men in connection with a large art a...
    SMART NEWSWhy Would Two Ordinary People Steal a $160 Million Willem de Kooning Painting?A new documentary tells the tale of a suburban New Mexico couple who allegedly stole the artwork just to hang it behind their bedroom door Police sketches of the man a...