“Raised by two drug addicts with virtually unlimited wealth, Georgia and Patterson survived a gilded childhood that was also a horror story of Dickensian neglect and abuse. They were globe-trotting trust-fund babies who snorkeled in Fiji, owned a pet lion cub and considered it normal to bring loose diamonds to elementary school for show and tell. And yet they also spent their childhoods inhaling freebase fumes, locked in cellars and deadbolted into their bedrooms at night in the secluded Wyoming mountains and on their ancestral South Carolina plantation.” Rolling Stone’s Sabrina Rubin Erdely on The Poorest Rich Kids in the World.

+ “Meeting in person is out of the question. I don’t meet in person even with my closest advisors.” Forbes’ Andy Greenberg introduces us to a guy called Dread Pirate. He’s the man behind a black market site called Silk Road, where people can get a whole lot of stuff they’re not allowed to have.

+ The New Yorker’s Hendrik Hertzberg on Newsweek’s Glory Days (and his too).

+ CNN: Taken – The Coldest Case Ever Solved.