People Were Murdered in This House. So Why Do We Keep Visiting It?

Why we so fascinated by houses that have played host to horrible murders? Would you dare to live in one? These are the questions posed in American Murder Houses: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of the Most Notorious Houses of Homicide, written by attorney (and Jalopnik contributor) Steve Lehto. » 2/03/15 8:47pm 2/03/15 8:47pm

The NASCAR champ who knocked out a reporter to prove he could read

Bobby Isaac was the champion of NASCAR in 1970, but he is little-known today. He disliked giving interviews to the press and he died in 1977. For a brief period of time though, NASCAR fans knew who he was. One year he won 17 races. Another, 20 poles. Later, he set 28 World land speed records at Bonneville. This story… » 6/07/11 3:30pm 6/07/11 3:30pm