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.

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Lee Harvey Oswald Was My Friend

Returning to Forth Worth after two and a half defection years in the Soviet Union, Lee Harvey Oswald became friends with a Russian emigre family with a son of his age. After Kennedy was shot, they would be called on to translate the Secret Service interrogation of his young Russian wife.

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Death at the Summit

The rise and fall of Intrade, the betting market for world events—elections, hurricanes, Academy Awards—and the death of its CEO near the top of Everest.

Saturday, November 9

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Uprising

An unlikely environmentalist exposes the natural gas industry’s leaky infrastructure.

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Enemy of the State

A visit to Glenn Greenwald’s house in Rio.

Friday, November 8

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The Coach Who Exploded

A profile of former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice, who was fired in April after a video of him berating players went viral.

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An iPhone Tester Caught in Apple's Supply Chain

Bibek Dhong traveled from Nepal to Malaysia to test cameras for the new iPhone 5. When production ended abruptly, he and his coworkers found themselves stranded for two months without money, food or passports.