The cheerleader who sued the Raiders for failure to pay minimum wage.
Thursday, April 3
Wednesday, April 2
The author goes in search of his father’s days as a member of an elite club of sport parachutists.
Mattathias Schwartz has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Harper's.
"I figure it's like digging through a wall with a spoon: if you spend enough time at it eventually you get to the other side."
- Schwartz on Longform
- [4:00] "A Massacre in Jamaica" (New Yorker • Dec 2011)
- [20:15] The Philadelphia Independent
- [25:00] "The Hold-'Em Holdup" (New York Times Magazine • Jun 2006)
- [26:45] "The Trolls Among Us" (New York Times Magazine • Aug 2008)
- [26:45] "The Church of Warren Buffett" (Harper's • Jan 2010)
- [35:00] "The Golden Touch" (Harper's • Dec 2008)
- [36:00] The Big Con (David Maurer • Bobbs-Merrill Company • 1940)
- [36:30] "The Still Lives of Wells Tower" (Paul Maliszewski • The Brooklyn Rail • Feb 2011)
- [37:00] "Petroleum, Louisiana"
- [37:00] "How Fast Can He Cook a Chicken?" (London Review of Books • Oct 2011)
- [49:00] "Camp Justice" (Kindle Single • Nov 2012)
- [50:45] "A Mission Gone Wrong" (New Yorker • Jan 2014)
- [53:15] "The Truth of El Mozote" (Mark Danner • New Yorker • Dec 1993)
At the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway in Omaha.
Bonobos are celebrated as peace-loving, matriarchal, and sexually liberated. Are they?
Tuesday, April 1
Over the last several years, millions of dollars worth of antique rhino horns have been stolen form collections around the world. The only thing more unusual than the crimes is the theory about who is responsible: A handful of families from rural Ireland known as the Rathkeale Rovers.
A profile of a previously unknown rookie pitcher for the Mets who dropped out of Harvard, made a spiritual quest to Tibet, and somewhere along the line figured out how to throw a baseball much, much faster than anyone else on Earth.