Monday, March 3

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He's Still Chevy Chase (And You're Not)

The roast where Chevy Chase learned that everyone hates him.

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My Life as a Writer

An interview with Philip Roth on his career, his critics, and his retirement, which he began by re-reading his 31 books to "see whether I’d wasted my time."

More from the Longform archive: writers on writing.

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The Party Monster Lives for the Applause

A profile of former club kid Michael Alig, who is approaching release after serving 17 years in jail for murder.

Sunday, March 2

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The Secret Auden

W.H. Auden’s quiet, personal pursuit of kindness and honor.

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Joe Biden in Winter

A profile of the vice president.

The Longform Guide to Cruises

The Longform Guide to Cruises

A collection of stories about celebrity, debauchery and tragedy on the open seas.

Saturday, March 1

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Oscar Night in Hollywood

As early as 1948, the Oscars sucked.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Present Perfect"

Diary entries concerning innocent Americans abroad.

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Notes On "Camp"

“Indeed the essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration. And Camp is esoteric—something of a private code, a badge of identity even, among small urban cliques.”

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Downfall

The undoing of Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who resigned in January amidst multiple swirling scandals.

Friday, February 28

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An Unthinkably Modern Miracle

The author gets a crash course in health care pricing after having his urethra fixed.

The Best Little Magazine Party in Texas

The Best Little Magazine Party in Texas

Headed to Austin for SXSW? Come to a live taping of the Longform Podcast with special guests Pamela Colloff, Mimi Swartz and Lawrence Wright, followed by a party with Texas Monthly, ASME and The Atavist. Saturday, March 8, 4-9 p.m. Free, RSVP.