A journey on the Sunset Limited, which ferries people from Louisiana to California.
Friday, March 1
The Branch Davidians today, 20 years after the deadly standoff.
A 16-year-old runner, her coach and the lasting memory of an improbable race.
Thursday, February 28
A Liberian road trip with the creator of MTV, Ralph Reed and a reformed cannibal named General Butt Naked.
“It seemed like everyone gets raped and assaulted and no one does anything about it; it’s like a big rape cult.”
Naffe, a young Republican, entered the belly of the political beast – and was nearly eaten.
Wednesday, February 27
From Southie to Santa Monica, a gangster romance on the run.
On the Connecticut priest who dealt methamphetamine from his church and ran a sex ring from his apartment.
Keith Gessen is the founding editor of n+1 and a contributor to The New Yorker.
"The founding editors are slowing down. We're not mad at anyone anymore. We think everything is great. ... But amazingly at n+1, we've had this younger generation of angry young women kind of rise up. Something has created space for young editors to come in and be really angry ... But that's holy, that's the thing that makes great writing: being angry."
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