Wednesday, June 13


A Drug Family in the Winner’s Circle

On the Mexican drug cartel accused of laundering money with race horses.


Tetris: Can a Cold War Classic Evolve for the Touchscreen?

The game’s past, present, and future.


The Last Tower

The decline and fall of Cabrini-Green, Chicago’s infamous public housing development.

Tuesday, June 12


The Phantom King of Buffalo

A 21-year-old’s audacious real estate scam and subsequent escape.


Coffee Club Closes

A coffee shop owner finally gets to shut down his store.


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.