Stories By Gaar Adams

The Greatest Little Karaoke Bar in Abu Dhabi

My adopted city is synonymous with lavish wealth. But I finally found the soul of this shimmering capital — inside a squat cement building where Filipino, Arab and African immigrants belt out Whitney Houston hits with abandon.

The Daredevil Evangelist Who Fell From the Heavens

A self-taught escape artist from small-town Wisconsin delivers death-defying skydives that double as warnings against humanity’s cavalier path toward hell.