Wednesday, November 18


“Why Him, Why Me?”

The death of a high school football player and the life that has followed for the kid who made the hit.


Holiday at the Dictator’s Guesthouse

The story of Jeffrey Fowle, an Ohio man who tried to smuggle a Bible into North Korea.

Tuesday, November 17


Stickeen: The Story of a Dog

An adventure on an Alaskan glacier with a new best friend.


The Silicon Valley Suicides

Why are so many teenagers killing themselves in Palo Alto?

Hanna Rosin on the Longform Podcast

Biography of a Face

The story of a transplant from a 26-year-old bike mechanic to a 41-year-old fireman with severe burns.


Q&A: Barack Obama and Bill Simmons

A conversation about leadership, Grantland, regret, and the President’s favorite conspiracy theories.

Monday, November 16


Still Life

On October 17, 1973, John McClamrock was paralyzed playing high school football. Doctors doubted he would make it through the night. But he and his mother refused to give up—for more than three decades.



How the woman who brought Westboro Baptist to Twitter came to question the church’s beliefs.


On Gawker’s Problem With Women

A former staffer on how the company failed its female employees.


Playing God

One man’s obsession with his miniature Christmas village.

Sunday, November 15


The Mystery of ISIS

How a tattooed video store clerk with a history of drinking and drug use ended up at an Islamic self-help class leading to the birth of ISIS.