A profile of the reclusive billionaire who orchestrated a collectible toy craze.
An interview with Barry Diller about Aereo and the past, present and future of TV.
Previously: Vanessa Grigoriadis on the Longform Podcast.
Monday, April 21
Tuesday, April 15
How pop-up tax preparers make billions off the poor.
Sunday, April 13
Shai Agassi had nearly $1 billion in funding and a dream to replace gas guzzlers with electric cars. All he was missing was a plan.
Monday, April 7
Two men, separated by more than 150 years, discover the folly of attempting Western-style capitalism in Micronesia.
Wednesday, April 2
At the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway in Omaha.
Monday, March 31
How Brad Katsuyama, a trader at the sleepy Royal Bank of Canada, discovered that the stock market was rigged and assembled a team to change it.
Adapted from Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt.
Saturday, March 22
Wednesday, March 19
In Harpersville, Alabama, a traffic violation can lead to months in jail and a never-ending stint in a work-release program – what some refer to as a modern-day debtors’ prison.
Sunday, March 16
Saturday, March 15
Notes from a month-long voyage on a massive container ship.