What we can learn from a secret comic strip.
Arts & Culture
Tuesday, March 4
Monday, March 3
The roast where Chevy Chase learned that everyone hates him.
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.
A profile of former club kid Michael Alig, who is approaching release after serving 17 years in jail for murder.
Sunday, March 2
W.H. Auden’s quiet, personal pursuit of kindness and honor.
Saturday, March 1
“Indeed the essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration. And Camp is esoteric—something of a private code, a badge of identity even, among small urban cliques.”
Friday, February 28
In Hollywood’s new blockbuster economy, the actors who portray superheroes are as interchangeable as the costumes they wear.
Wednesday, February 26
A 16-year-old journalist goes on tour with a band on top. The article that inspired Almost Famous.
A profile of Eve Babitz – muse, writer, LA party girl.
Tuesday, February 25
Monday, February 24
A profile of Harold Ramis, director of Groundhog Day, who died today.