The Arctic, sailors and scurvy.
Thursday, September 26
The rise and fall of Colorado’s newly-legal cash crop.
Wednesday, September 25
How the author, following up on a rumor, helped reignite the dormant investigation into the murder of Martha Moxley, a teenager who had been murdered nearly 25 years before in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Cord Jefferson is the West Coast editor at Gawker.
"I consider myself to be a sincere human being. And I think that the way the internet carries itself, the way the internet has dialogues, is often insincere. That concerns me. I don't ever want to lose my sincerity. I don't ever want to lose my ability to feel emotional about things that I write about. I don't ever want to have a distance from everything that I write. I think that can be a danger of writing too much for the internet, that you develop this elitist distance from everything. That nothing really matters, you know?"
One man’s experience with a sex surrogate in gay-conversion therapy.
Tuesday, September 24
How the icon’s personal struggles with identity fed his art.
Doug Band gets close to, then falls out with, Bill and Hillary.
How both the drugs and the music have evolved together.
Monday, September 23
Nine Inch Nails guitarist Aaron North’s descent into madness and obscurity.
On George Plimpton and the founders of The Paris Review:
Early in the fifties another young generation of American expatriates in Paris became twenty-six years old, but they were not Sad Young Men, nor were they Lost; they were the witty, irreverent sons of a conquering nation.