Christopher Clayton Hutton hatched a plan to deliver Monopoly boards to British prisoners of war. The games were advertised as a diversion, but really they offered a way out.
Saturday, December 13
Friday, December 12
Following the money and the opium in Afghanistan.
San Francisco’s forgotten serial killer.Elon Green is a Longform contributing editor.
Kylee Kimbrough lost her childhood, lost her sobriety, lost her living situation, and finally even lost her son. Then she found the drums.
Talking with the most read—and most controversial—sex columnnist today.
Thursday, December 11
How Facebook ‘likes’ landed Jelani Henry in Rikers.
An Islamic State senior commander reveals the terror group’s origins.
Wednesday, December 10
“Traffic was never the problem. Everything else was.”
Meghan Daum's latest book of essays is The Unspeakable.
“As writers we think, well there has to be closure, there has to be a beginning middle end, the character has to go through a change. And then in life we're supposed to have some sort of arc or aha moment, as if the experience isn't legitimate unless we get something out of it. That's so culturally constructed, as they say. It's so artificial.”