How Hollywood falls for actresses who “act like a dude but look like a supermodel” – and then changes its mind.
Wednesday, March 5
Tuesday, March 4
Memories of the old neighborhood, before everything changed.
“His life with the virus would be his witness, his public testimony. Performance as life, and life as performance.”
What really happened in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion?
Monday, March 3
The roast where Chevy Chase learned that everyone hates him.
An interview with Philip Roth on his career, his critics, and his retirement, which he began by re-reading his 31 books to "see whether I’d wasted my time."
More from the Longform archive: writers on writing.
A profile of former club kid Michael Alig, who is approaching release after serving 17 years in jail for murder.
Sunday, March 2
W.H. Auden’s quiet, personal pursuit of kindness and honor.