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The Serial Swatter

How internet trolls dangerously exploit over-militarized police.


Why Did Derrick Gordon Make History and Then Suddenly Shun the Spotlight?

What happened after the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball came out.


On Pandering

She can write like a man, they said, by which they meant, She can write.”


In Conversation: DeRay Mckesson

An interview about Black Lives Matter and the last 18 months of activism in America.

Rembert Browne on the Longform Podcast

Monday, November 23


The Keys To Enya's Kingdom

A trip to Enya’s castle in Ireland.

Previously: Anne Helen Petersen on the Longform Podcast

The Rise of the Artisanal Funeral

A 30-year-old funeral director in LA wants to help the living get closer to death.


The Desert Blues

The musicians of Mali find themselves in the middle of a civil war.


"Everything Was Completely Destroyed"

What it was like to be a rank-and-file Sony employee after the hack.

Amanda Hess on the Longform Podcast

Sunday, November 22


ISIS Women and Enforcers in Syria Recount Collaboration, Anguish and Escape

They were cousins who grow up in Raqqa amidst parties, beaches, even bikinis. They married ISIS fighters to protect their families, then became morality policers.


The Samoan Pipeline

How a tiny island 5,000 miles from the U.S. mainland has produced so many NFL players.

Saturday, November 21


Magical Thinking About ISIS

On the response to the Paris attacks.