Joel Warner on the Marquis de Sade’s Mythical Manuscript and the Biggest Scandal in Literary History
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In this episode, Andrew talks to The Curse of the Marquis de Sade author Joel Warner about a French ponzi scheme built around the original manuscript of De Sade’s notorious 120 Days of Sodom.
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Joel Warner is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in Esquire, Wired, Newsweek, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Popular Science, and Slate, among others. He currently serves as managing editor of the investigative news outlet The Lever and previously worked as a staff writer at International Business Times and Westword. He is also co-author of The Humor Code. He lives with his family in Denver, Colorado.