Tuesday, June 3



On wine’s sacred and profane history.


Hail Dayton

The legacy of the Scopes trial on one Tennesse town.

Monday, June 2


Be Bossy

A profile of Sophia Amoruso, the 30-year-old CEO of Nasty Gal and author of #GIRLBOSS.

Previously: Molly Young on the Longform Podcast.


Mother Earth Mother Board

A 42,000-word, 3-continent spanning “hacker tourist” account of the laying of the (then) longest wire on earth.


Opportunity's Knocks

Tereza Sedgwick trains to become a nurse aid, the fastest-growing job in America. It pays just better than minimum wage and has one of the highest burnout rates of any career.

Previously: Eli Saslow on the Longform Podcast.


The Internet With a Human Face

Privacy, memory, data and advertising—how the modern web has become a Ponzi scheme and how we might be able to fix it.

Sunday, June 1


The Birdman’s Vengeful Ghost

The catfishing of Chris Andersen.


Should a Mental Illness Mean You Lose Your Kid?

For many, the answer from the state is “yes.” An investigation into what legally determines a person’s ability to parent.


Who Killed Lois Duncan’s Daughter?

The author of I Know What You Did Last Summer investigates her own daughter’s unsolved murder.

Saturday, May 31


The Exorcists Next Door

Marion and Larry Pollard live in the suburbs. They have eight grandkids and a terrier named Bella. They can also expel demons and save your soul.


The Killer Elite

Published across three consecutive issues and later adapted into the book (and mini-series) Generation Kill, the story of bullets, bombs and a Marine platoon at war in Iraq.

Previously: Evan Wright on the Longform Podcast.