What remains of the ghost town of Centralia, Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, April 21
Is it homage? An art project? Whatever it is, it is very Brooklyn 2015.
Monday, April 20
Nearly 20 years ago in a remote California town, a 16-year-old named Karen Mitchell disappeared. The case went cold, but last month local law enforcement started looking at it again after the arrest of a former resident: Robert Durst.Dean is a contributing editor at Longform.
The rise and fall of “America’s most exciting black scholar.”
Kidnappers in Mexico have changed their business model from retail to wholesale—instead of extorting a handful of rich families, they are targeting thousands of undocumented migrants.
Gerry Pickens took a paycut to join the police department in tiny, overwhelmingly white Orting, Washington. Fired less than a year later, he’s now suing the town for enough to break it.
Sunday, April 19
The murder of a 34-year-old by a wig-wearing figure traces back to meth, an FBI sting and a former municipal judge who once sent a live copperhead snake to a foe through the U.S. mail.
On Brent White, the joke whisperer who edits the largely improvisational comedies of Paul Feig, Judd Apatow and Adam McKay.
Saturday, April 18
On a 16-year-old with a debilitating disorder: trichtillomania.