Sunday, July 12

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An Opportunity Gamed Away

A casino failed to save Tunica, Mississippi.

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The Hunt for El Chapo

How the world’s most notorious drug lord was captured.

Previously: Patrick Radden Keefe on the Longform Podcast.

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Never Mainline

On Keith Richards’ autobiography.

There’s some very sensible advice on how to take drugs, too.

Saturday, July 11

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The Invisible Man

To date, more than 500 people have been killed by police in America. This is the story of one, Charly Keunang.

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The Forgotten Village

Revisiting California’s grape vines more than 70 years after the publication of The Grapes of Wrath.

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Serena Williams: The Great One

The best women’s tennis player of all-time opens up.

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Federer as Religious Experience

On the joys of watching the winningest tennis player of all time play live at Wimbledon.

Friday, July 10

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Eff Scott

On what’s in a name.

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What Happened in Room 102

The case of Richard Glossip, whose failed Supreme Court challenge of execution methods now leaves him waiting for death. But he still insists he’s innocent.

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Weekend with Bernie

He may not be the surest bet for the Presidency, but Bernie Sanders might be the most interesting candidate in the race.

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Charlie Hebdo’s Multi-Million-Dollar Pile of Tragedy Money

A global outpouring of generosity after the massacre in January has left the satirical magazine rich. Its leftist staffers have conflicted feelings about that.

Thursday, July 9

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The Mixed-Up Brothers of Bogotá

Two pairs of identical twins mismatched in a hospital happen upon each other in their twenties.

Susan Dominus on the Longform podcast.