On wine’s sacred and profane history.
Tuesday, June 3
How Michael Jordan beat Magic Johnson and won his first NBA championship.
Excerpted from Playing for Keeps, available for $4.99 from Open Road Integrated Media.
Monday, June 2
A 42,000-word, 3-continent spanning “hacker tourist” account of the laying of the (then) longest wire on earth.
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.
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
For many, the answer from the state is “yes.” An investigation into what legally determines a person’s ability to parent.
The author of I Know What You Did Last Summer investigates her own daughter’s unsolved murder.
Saturday, May 31
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.
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.