Wednesday, November 21

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Dr. Nakamats, the Man With 3300 Patents to His Name

A profile of Sir Dr. NakaMats, who claims to have invented over 3,000 things, including the floppy disk and karaoke machine.

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Fort Bragg's Deadly Summer

Looking for answers following a mysterious string of slayings and suicides at the base.

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The Making of The Chronic

An oral history of the Dr. Dre album.

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A Woman Entering a Taxi in the Rain

A profile of photographer Richard Avedon from early in his career.

Tuesday, November 20

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The Tunnels of Gaza

Life and death in an underground economy.

Longform Podcast #17: Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis is a contributing editor at Wired and author of the new ebook John McAfee's Last Stand.

"This is a pretty unique situation [for me]. Never has a multimillionaire tech pioneer gone on the lam for a murder and called me from hiding. Yeah, this is a first."

Thanks to TinyLetter for sponsoring this week's episode!

Show Notes »
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A Mind Dismembered

On the history of Nigerian penis theft.

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In Conversation: Tina Brown

A wide-ranging chat with the magazine editor.

Monday, November 19

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The Man Who Charged Himself With Murder

Trevell Coleman wasn’t sure whether he’d killed a man. But after 17 years, he needed to find out.

The Nick Paumgarten Archive

The Nick Paumgarten Archive

Elevators, online dating and the mind behind Super Mario Bros.Paumgarten on Longform.

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Deadhead

The Grateful Dead’s afterlife.

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They Cracked This 250 Year-Old Code, and Found a Secret Society Inside

How a small group academics revealed an ancient order of opthamologists.