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GCHQ and Me

The costs of a life spent reporting on spies.

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Learning to Speak Lingerie

A Chinese underwear merchant rises in Egypt.

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Hunting Rebecca Francis

The woman trophy hunter, notorious for her controversial “hero shot” beside a dead giraffe, profiled.

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Ribbers Got Beef

In Ontario, Canada, ribfests were largely non-profit affairs. Then one man decided to make a profit off their popularity.

Sunday, August 2

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Have You Heard the One About President Joe Biden?

A graveyard, a stutter and Ray-Bans: The Vice President, profiled.

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The New Abolitionists

The anti-human trafficking stings conducted by Operation Underground Railroad are flashy, exciting, camera-ready. Whether or not they truly help victims is another question.

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How A Small-Time Drug Dealer Rescued Dozens During Katrina

When all else failed, he commandeered a bus, and saved his neighbors. Now he’s in prison.

Saturday, August 1

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Birthright

The politics of Planned Parenthood.

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The Arc of the Sun

A trip to the South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race.

David Samuels on the Longform Podcast
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Best of Enemies

The mutual hatred of Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, Jr., punctuated by great insults like “crypto-Nazi.”

Friday, July 31

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Logan Paul Has Conquered the Internet, But He Can’t Figure Out How to Conquer the World

He’s got millions of followers on Vine. He’s got sponsors paying him tens of thousands to promote their products. He’s got a vanity license plate that says “AYYYYYYY.” It’s not enough.

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Yemen's Hidden War

A remote nation and a burgeoning humanitarian catastrophe.