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Posted on Jun 26, 2013

Longform Podcast #47: Steve Kandell

Steve Kandell is the longform editor at BuzzFeed.

"What would be the sort of longer, narrative nonfiction, journalistic equivalent of something that would have the same effect on you as a bunch of cat GIFs? And not because it's cute, but it's the kind of thing that makes you go, 'OK, I need a lot of other people to see this.'"

Thanks to TinyLetter for sponsoring this week's episode.


Show notes:

  1. @SteveKandell
  2. "David Lee Roth Will Not Go Quietly" (BuzzFeed • Apr 2012)
  3. [7:30] "The Movie Set That Ate Itsef" (Michael Idov • GQ • November 2011)
  4. [7:45] "Here Is What Happens When You Cast Lindsay Lohan in Your Movie" (Stephen Rodrick • New York Times Magazine • January 2013)
  5. [16:35] "How 'Golden Eagle Snatches Kid' Ruled the Internet" (Chris Stokel-Walker • BuzzFeed • February 2013)
  6. [17:35] "The Ghosts of Jonesboro: Fifteen Years After A School Shooting, a Small Town Is Still Recovering" (David Peisner • BuzzFeed • March 2013)
  7. [23:40] "Atari Teenage Riot: The Inside Story of Pong and the Video Game Industry's Big Bang" (Chris Stokel-Walker • BuzzFeed • November 2012)
  8. [24:30] "Dispatches from the Front Line of Florida's Wild Python Hunt" (Amanda Petrusich • BuzzFeed • February 2013)
  9. [27:00] "When A Ten-Year Old Kills His Nazi Father, Who's To Blame?" (Natasha Vargas-Cooper • BuzzFeed • February 2013)
  10. [34:30] "Why Did Jodon Romero Kill Himself on Live Television?" (Jessica Testa • BuzzFeed • May 2013)
  11. [35:40] "How A War Hero Became A Serial Bank Robber" (Scott Johnson • BuzzFeed • March 2013)
  12. [36:10] "Deep Inside the Biggest Little Dildo Factory in America" (Natasha Vargas-Cooper • BuzzFeed • May 2013)
  13. [41:30] "Ben Mathis-Lilly's Brilliant Tirade on New Media" (Storify)