Tuesday, June 12


A Vintage Crime

The man who made millions selling counterfeit wines.


The Perfection Of The Paper Clip

Invented in 1899, it hasn’t been improved upon since.

Monday, June 11


The Mystery of Bartlett Lake

The wealthy widow of an East Bay newspaper baron, her cowboy fantasy man, and the drowning nobody could solve.


French Women Worry About Getting Fat, Too

On Jenny Craig’s European expansion and how dieting differs in France and the States.

The Jeanne Marie Laskas Archive on Longform

The Jeanne Marie Laskas Archive

From Joe Paterno to coal miners, the rodeo to fruit pickers, our story picks by the GQ correspondent.
Laskas on Longform.


Empire of Ice

Life on an oil rig in the Arctic.


The Second Term

On the complex nature of a presidential second term and what Obama would do if he wins one.

Sunday, June 10


Club Unicorn

I am gay. I am Mormon. I am married to a woman. I am happy every single day. My life is filled with joy. I have a wonderful sex life. And I’ve been married for ten years, and plan to be married for decades more to come to the woman of my dreams.

Return to Sender

Shiva Ayyadurai told the world he invented email. Not everyone agreed.


Paying To Play: Interview With A John

A former sex worker interviews a longtime John on how it feels to pay for it.


40 Years After Watergate, Nixon Was Far Worse than We Thought

The Watergate reporters look back.

In the course of his five-and-a-half-year presidency, beginning in 1969, Nixon launched and managed five successive and overlapping wars — against the anti-Vietnam War movement, the news media, the Democrats, the justice system and, finally, against history itself. All reflected a mind-set and a pattern of behavior that were uniquely and pervasively Nixon’s: a willingness to disregard the law for political advantage, and a quest for dirt and secrets about his opponents as an organizing principle of his presidency.

Saturday, June 9


Blond on Blond on Blond

A profile of the Hollywood star-maker behind Vanna White, Pamela Anderson and Jenny McCarthy.