The musicians of Mali find themselves in the middle of a civil war.
Monday, November 23
What it was like to be a rank-and-file Sony employee after the hack.Amanda Hess on the Longform Podcast
Sunday, November 22
They were cousins who grow up in Raqqa amidst parties, beaches, even bikinis. They married ISIS fighters to protect their families, then became morality policers.
How a tiny island 5,000 miles from the U.S. mainland has produced so many NFL players.
Saturday, November 21
Inside a movement.
Will artificial intelligence bring utopia or destruction?
Friday, November 20
Looking back on the making of Sam, Bill, and Neal.
Interviews with a receptionist, a factory worker, and others about life on the job.
A Longform Reprint excerpted from Working.
On God, childhood, and baseball.
Memories of Outkast and Grandmas and black Southern love.
Thursday, November 19
Bomb makers—including ISIS—have been on a quest to obtain red mercury, a weapon reputed to be powerful enough to “create the city-flattening blast of a nuclear bomb.” They haven’t found it yet. That might be because it doesn’t exist.