Sunday, March 1


The Next Next Level

An ode to Juiceboxxx, a 27-year-old rapper from Milwaukee no one’s ever heard of.


Life’s Rich Pageant: Meet a Florida Man

The story of a young man, a lake with some fish, a compound bow and a very bad idea.

Saturday, February 28


Burn After Reading

The author of The Anarchist Cookbook wishes he could take it all back.


Could Running For President Destroy Ben Carson's Legacy?

Once a “folk hero,” Carson has become controversial. And his social conservative stances puzzle his former colleagues.


Plain Girl’s Revenge Made Flesh

“When constant revisionism and re-invention is under way, what does it profit a biographer to drag the weary ‘facts’ before us?”


The Word-Hoard

The British and Irish have coined some fabulous terms to describe nature and landscrape. “Doofers” is the Scots’ term for horse-shit; “clinkerbell” means icicle in Hampshire.

Friday, February 27


A Volcano of Documents

Guatemala discovers, in bat-guano spotted documents, the truth about its violent past.


Did Grief Give Him Parkinson’s?

Identical twins in Pennsylvania have the same genes, the same upbringing, similar adult lives. And yet one crucial difference may have made one of them sick.


A Boy Among Men

A teenaged prisoner is left unprotected by America’s laws against prison rape.

Thursday, February 26


How an Undocumented Immigrant From Mexico Became a Star at Goldman Sachs

Even for a high-powered “A-Type,” living on forged documentation is an endurance test.

Wil S. Hylton on Longform

The unbreakable Laura Hillenbrand, the search for Air Frace flight 447, the torment of Colin Powell and more — browse the complete archive of Wil S. Hylton, now available only on Longform.


The Lost Battalion

Searching for sanctuary with American war deserters.