Tuesday, April 24

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How a lonely, self-taught hacker found his way into the private emails of movie stars – and into the underworld of the celebrity-skin business.

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Yearning for conception.

The Joshua Davis Archive

Diamond heists, LonelyGirl15, and a trip to compete in the U.S. Open sumo championships—Joshua Davis on Longform.

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The story of a bizarre—and bizarrely effective—smear campaign.

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“That learning to cook could lead an American woman to success of any kind would have seemed utterly implausible in 1949; that it is so thoroughly plausible 60 years later owes everything to Julia Child’s legacy.”

Monday, April 23

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On L.A.’s Homeboy Industries, which offers former felons—including at least one disgraced CEO—the chance to work.

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A childhood spent with the oboe.

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On the relationship between Stanford and Silicon Valley.

Sunday, April 22

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An undercover cop infiltrates a group of British activists, befriending and then betraying them.

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The author tracked down “the other” Alan – Alan Z. Feuer – for a story last year. After the other Alan’s death, however, the author learns the truth about the society man’s humble past.

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An advertising copywriter adjusts to daily life in Paris, and works in a dysfunctional office.
Office culture in Paris held that it was each person's responsibility, upon arrival, to visit other people's desks and wish them good morning, and often kiss each person once on each cheek, depending on the parties' personal relationship, genders, and respective positions in the corporate hierarchy. Then you moved on to the next desk. Not everyone did it, but those who did not were noticed and remarked upon.