Sunday, June 22

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A rookie firefighter confronts his first test.

Previously: The Longform Guide to Fire.

Saturday, June 21

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The making of Blonde on Blonde in Nashville.

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Eddie Griffin made it to the NBA. Then his life began to unravel.

Previously: Jonathan Abrams on the Longform Podcast.

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A man heads to Key West in a quest for sobriety.

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How Hafeez Contractor is creating an alternate India in the sky, where professionsals are “insulated from the chaos that has long hamstrung their homeland.”

Friday, June 20

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On a preacher who counsels and ministers Major League umpires.

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Adriaan Vlok, a former apartheid leader, seeks redemption.

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How the modern pig farm came to be.

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The gangs of Brooklyn’s Brownsville, an area with the higest concentration of public housing in America.

Thursday, June 19

Here's our complete archive of articles about con men, imposters and scam artists.

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Frédéric Bourdin was an imposter. His "trail of cons," for which he used five languages and dozens of identities, extended for years across Europe and America.

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How the Gingrich-era brain drain crippled the government and led to last year’s shutdown.