Sunday, May 4

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A profile of rapper Bun B, “the unofficial mayor of Houston.”

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The life and mysterious death of dissident Bulgarian writer and radio journalist Georgi Markov.

Friday, May 2

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“A story is a kind of biopsy of human life.”

Wednesday, April 30

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A tour with the Stones, an appearance on The Munsters, and a song about “how Boston is a shit hole.”

Monday, April 28

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A cross-country drive with Michael O'Donoghue, the first head writer of Saturday Night Live.

Previously: The Longform Guide to SNL.

Sunday, April 27

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A young writer grows up with Alice Munro.

Saturday, April 26

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A profile of DJ Larry Levan, whose sets at New York’s Paradise Garage in the 80s had an almost religious appeal.

Thursday, April 24

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Is a well-received work of William Faulkner scholarship a hoax?

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Did Thomas Pynchon write a series of letters to Northern California newspapers under the pseudonym “Wanda Tinasky”?

Tuesday, April 22

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An interview with Barry Diller about Aereo and the past, present and future of TV.

Previously: Vanessa Grigoriadis on the Longform Podcast.

Saturday, April 19

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An essay on Beyoncé and her fans.

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A conversation with the author of Calvin and Hobbes.