Wednesday, March 26

Longform Podcast #85: Tavi Gevinson

Tavi Gevinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of Rookie.

"I just want our readers to know that they are already smart enough and cool enough."

Thanks to this week's sponsors, TinyLetter and Atavist Books.

Show Notes »

A Fight Is Brewing

The creators of some of the most distinctive craft beers in the world are identical twins from Denmark. They also can’t stand each other.

Previously: Jonah Weiner on the Longform Podcast.


Wild Obsession

The perilous attraction of owning exotic pets.

Tuesday, March 25


The Chaos Company

Embedded with G4S, the world’s largest private army.


In Your Heart You Know He’s Nixon

On the campaign trail with Richard Nixon.


Being the Son of a Nazi

What Rüdiger Heim learned about his father.

Excerpted from The Eternal Nazi.


Sarajevo: The Crossroads of History

Revisiting the street corner where Franz Ferdinand was shot.

Monday, March 24


Sinkhole of Bureaucracy

In an old mine an hour north of Pittsburgh, 600 federal employees manage paperwork for the government’s retirement system. By hand. On paper. Without computers. The same exact way they always have.



What caused the worst shipping disaster in maritime history?


Is There Hope for the Survivors of the Drug Wars?

On the post-prison lives of several men in West Baltimore.