Sunday, August 23


Dr. Shock

How an apartheid-era psychiatrist went from torturing gay soldiers in South Africa to sexually abusing patients in Canada.


A Feel-Good Katrina Story Turned Bad

Kathy Phipps was “rescued” by FEMA. Ten years later, she is so anxious she’s confined to her house.

Saturday, August 22


Nothing Random

The most powerful man in publishing, unfiltered.


Silence at Baylor

How a Texas university eagerly accepted a top football player as a transfer even though he had just been kicked off another school’s team for a previous incident of violence involving a female student.


John Mackey: The Conscious Capitalist

A profile of the Whole Foods CEO, who, despite a rash of problems with his company, firmly believes he’s seen the future of American business.


Welcome to Maternity Hotel California

On the underground economy of full-service Southern California apartment complexes marketed to Chinese birth-tourists.

Friday, August 21


Who Is Marc Jacobs?

The 52-year-old designer finds himself at a crossroads.

Previously: Sarah Nicole Prickett on the Longform Podcast

The Last Secrets of Skull and Bones

Investigating an infamous Yale secret society.


Adrian Peterson's Suspended Reality

The running back’s life since he was indicted on charges of beating his son and suspended from the NFL.

Previously: Eli Saslow on the Longform Podcast

Thursday, August 20


Amor Prohibido

The meaning of Selena, 20 years after her death.


How Black Reporters Report On Black Death

“What it means — for the reporting we do, for the brands we represent, and for our own mental health — that we don’t stop being black people when we’re working as black reporters. That we quite literally have skin in the game.”