Wednesday, November 13

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The Fall of the House of Moon


A history of scandal and civil war within the first family of the Unification Church.

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Life After Death

The scientific pursuit of the afterlife.

Tuesday, November 12

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After 30 Years of Silence, the Original NSA Whistleblower Looks Back

A profile of Perry Fellwock, a.k.a. Winslow Peck, who exposed the NSA in an 1972 article for Ramparts magazine.

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The Most Senseless Environmental Crime of the 20th Century

Fifty years ago, 180,000 whales vanished from the ocean. The mystery is not who killed them, but why.

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Boy Next Door

Growing up in a Toronto suburb while a serial rapist is on the loose.

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That Goddamned Blue Bird and Me

On Twitter’s pleasures and perils.

Monday, November 11

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The Lonely Guy

The political liabilities of Barack Obama’s self-possession.

The Longform Guide to Sex Work

The Longform Guide to Sex Work

The economy's impact on a brothel, the real lives of cam girls, and an interview with a john—a collection of articles on the business of sex.

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How Selling Out Saved Indie Rock

On the importance of the jingle business.

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Too Much of Too Little

How living off food stamps is making South Texans obese but leaving them hungry.

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Thanksgiving in Mongolia

“Before I put down my phone, I took a picture of my son. I worried that if I didn’t I would never believe he had existed.”

Sunday, November 10

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From Here to Paternity

Behind the scenes with Maury.