Sunday, July 29

The Longform Guide to Write-Arounds

A collection of profiles whose subjects—Frank Sinatra, Axl Rose, Matt Drudge, and more—wouldn’t cooperate with the writer. New at Slate.

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An exposé of extralegal killing.

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A profile of actress Christina Ricci.

Saturday, July 28

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When the Rolling Stones played Altamont.

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A profile of the actress and screenwriter.

Friday, July 27

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How the former Bush advisor is “reengineering the practice of partisan money management in hopes of drumming Barack Obama out of the White House.”

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The rise and fall of an antiquities collector turned grave robber.

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The secret is an exclusive 22-year-old archive of viewer-submitted clips.

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Bill Ferguson does not believe his son, Ryan, killed a popular newspaper editor. To prove it, he’s drained his savings, performed public re-enactments of the crime, and alienated almost everyone in his Missouri city.

Thursday, July 26

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On the scene of the darkest games in Olympics history.

Part of our Olympics primer, on the Longform blog.
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The frenzied few days before the wedding of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer.

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A radical new treatment for auditory hallucinations.