Some passions are more dangerous than others.
Wednesday, April 30
A tour with the Stones, an appearance on The Munsters, and a song about “how Boston is a shit hole.”
Inside Atlanta’s 80s-era queer underground.
Tuesday, April 29
Policing the world of experimental research in the age of TED talks and Freakonomics.
Policing Tottenham Hotspur fans.
At a high-profile Libertarian conference, everyone agrees government should be smaller, but what should replace it is much more contested.
Monday, April 28
“Which is how, despite the drinking, the stealing, the racist outburst, the abysmal courtroom performance, the disbarment, and the ultimate imprisonment of his lead attorney, an intellectually disabled man has ended up on the verge of execution.”
A trip to Turkey for a soccer game between bitter rivals and its accompanying madness.
A cross-country drive with Michael O'Donoghue, the first head writer of Saturday Night Live.
Previously: The Longform Guide to SNL.
Sunday, April 27
A reclusive hacker wages a shadow war against payday loan cyber-extortioners.