Monday, September 9

The Longform Guide to Undercover Journalism

The Longform Guide to Undercover Journalism

A collection of reporting from inside slaughterhouses, car dealerships, and an 1800s insane asylum.

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A Soldier's Wife

A year and a half with Candace Desmond-Woods, whose husband, and Iraq war veteran, suffers from PTSD and alcoholism.

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Hiding in N. Virginia, a Daughter of Auschwitz

The quiet life of Brigette Höss, 80, whose father ran Auschwitz.

Sunday, September 8

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Frank Sinatra Jr. Is Worth Six Buddy Grecos

A profile of a “49-year-old man whose father has just yelled at him,” Frank Sinatra Jr., a son living under the longest shadow.

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The Abyss

On life with amnesia and the role that music plays in memory.

Saturday, September 7

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The Invisible Man

A profile of Cormac McCarthy–on the verge of fame.

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Ryan Leaf's Jailhouse Confessions, Written By His Cell Mate

A profile of the NFL quarterback gone bust.

Friday, September 6

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To a Chinese Scrap-Metal Hunter, America's Trash Is Treasure

On the road with Johnson Zeng, who buys up the metal “Americans won’t or can’t be bothered to recycle.”

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All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go

The trouble with the all-but-obligatory networking site, “an Escher staircase masquerading as a career ladder.”

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Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years in Jail

Why a former Anonymous spokesperson was arrested for, among other things, copying and pasting a link.

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This Man Moved to a Desert Island in Order to Vanish. Here's What Happened.

A two-week island experience involving a 70-year-old interloper, his mannequin girlfriend, a couple of dogs and very little else.