Monday, March 17

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Why we love repetition in music.

Friday, March 14

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An essay on the service economy.

Thursday, March 13

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The environmental artist on massive budgets, wrapping the Reichstag, and working alone.

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“There was this brief moment when people who wrote blogs also cared about so-called literary fiction. Now it seems they’ve moved on. My doctor doesn’t give a fuck.”

Wednesday, March 12

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Searching for Puddles the Clown, whose cover of Lorde’s “Royals” made him an Internet star.

Saturday, March 8

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How Owen came to communicate again.

Friday, March 7

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Hunting Marlon Brando.

Wednesday, March 5

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How Hollywood falls for actresses who “act like a dude but look like a supermodel” – and then changes its mind.

Tuesday, March 4

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What we can learn from a secret comic strip.

Monday, March 3

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The roast where Chevy Chase learned that everyone hates him.

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An interview with Philip Roth on his career, his critics, and his retirement, which he began by re-reading his 31 books to "see whether I’d wasted my time."

More from the Longform archive: writers on writing.

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A profile of former club kid Michael Alig, who is approaching release after serving 17 years in jail for murder.