The 15-year-old who flummoxed the SEC, the precarious existence of NFL placekickers, a world tour of economic collapse and much more.
Monday, March 31
On the life and death of Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old autistic boy who disappeared in October after walking out of his New York City school.
Previously: Robert Kolker on the Longform Podcast.
How Brad Katsuyama, a trader at the sleepy Royal Bank of Canada, discovered that the stock market was rigged and assembled a team to change it.
Adapted from Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt.
Sunday, March 30
Leland Yee was a career San Francisco politician known for championing open government and gun control. For the last few years, he was also the main target of an elaborate undercover investigation, during which he traded political favors for cash, tried to sell $2 million worth of weapons to a medical marijuana kingpin and worked closely with well-known Chinatown gangster named Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow.
An adventure on an Alaskan glacier with a new best friend.
Saturday, March 29
Dick Cheney and the political history of warrantless surveillance.
Friday, March 28
The murder of an Iranian band in Brooklyn by one of their own.
Previously: Nancy Jo Sales on the Longform Podcast.