Saturday, December 29


How Much Tech Can One City Take?

How a burgeoning tech workforce swallowed San Francisco.

Friday, December 28


The Sharp, Sudden Decline of America's Middle Class

Profiles of people who live in their car after losing almost everything during the Great Recession.


I Spy

How amateur satellite aficionados track the U.S. government’s spy technology.



In 2003, a platoon of American soldiers opened fire on a family in a Baghdad intersection. A decade later, one of the shooters tracks down the survivors.


Disaster Movie

On the actors who unwittingly starred in The Innocence of Muslims.

Thursday, December 27


Into Everlasting Fire

A meditation on Hell.


The Children Who Went Up In Smoke

In 1945, a fire tore through the home of George and Jennie Sodder. Four children escaped; five vanished.

Wednesday, December 26


The Strange And Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis

How Jerry Lee Lewis got away with murdering 25-year-old Shawn Michelle Stevens, his fifth wife.


Soul Men

Dan Akroyd, John Belushi, cocaine, and the making of The Blues Brothers.


For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall

The story of three friends from Texas and the obstacles they face trying to get a college degree in an age of economic inequality.

Tuesday, December 25

Longform for iPad

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