A step-by-step account.
Friday, January 15
Thursday, January 14
How a hanger-on at the fringe of San Francisco’s rock scene built the Rolling Stone empire.
A shipwreck, a mythical creature.
After Daniel Rigmaiden was arrested for a multi-million dollar fraud, he didn’t argue that he was innocent. He wasn’t. But he couldn’t understand how he had been caught. Rigmaiden had covered his tracks meticulously — the only way the cops could’ve found him, he realized, was through some secret tracking device that they had never disclosed to the public.
Wednesday, January 13
A sociologist’s controversial first book and the debate over who gets to speak for whom.
“I'm not going to get any richer or more famous than I am right now. This is it, this is fine — it's better than I ever expected. I don't have anything to risk anymore. As far as I’m concerned, I want to just spend this last decade, decade and a half, twenty years, doing what I think is valuable. I don’t have any career path anymore. I’m totally off the career path. The beautiful thing is that I just don’t have any more fucks to give.”
Looking for the ghosts of the Allman Brothers Band in Macon.
What seems like a slam-dunk case against a mass murderer exposes widespread prosecutorial misconduct in Orange County.
Tuesday, January 12
The story of the loneliest whale in the world.Leslie Jamison on the Longform Podcast.
A report from the border of ISIS territory in Iraq, where civilians are battling to survive.