“What transpired in the streets appeared to be a kind of municipal version of shock and awe.”
Thursday, August 14
This is what happens when you concoct game-fixing allegations against a Major League pitcher because of a perceived slight on Facebook.
Wednesday, August 13
A profile of Florida’s former (and perhaps future) governor.
Lewis Lapham, formerly the editor of Harper's, is the founder of Lapham's Quarterly.
"The best part of my job was to come across a manuscript. You never knew what would show up. ... I always had the sense of opening a present, hoping to be both delighted and surprised. Often I was disappointed. But when I wasn't, it was a lot of fun. And word got around that I was that kind of an editor, that I was willing to try anything if you could make it interesting."
On frozen dumplings, industrial freezers, and what the future could hold after China’s burgeoning refrigeration boom.
Tuesday, August 12
A profile of the Rookie editor-in-chief, who makes her Broadway debut next week.
Previously: Tavi Gevinson on the Longform Podcast.
Monday, August 11
“If you take the chance, sometimes you’ll find something so magnificent that it was worth dying for, and sometimes you’ll find nothing and have a horrible night. To go deeper with it, that’s the most interesting challenge.”