The Decline of the American Brothel

Troubled ex-NBA star and estranged-Kardashian spouse Lamar Odom was hospitalized last week after being found unresponsive in the VIP suite of a Nevada brothel. Odom’s condition has apparently begun to improve, even as the sad details of his rock-bottom weekend are emerging. Those details are shedding light on the grim status of the state’s brothel industry.