A Taliban intelligence chief’s death and resurrection.
Friday, May 8
On Amaris Tyynismaa, the 14-year-old star runner who has Tourette’s.
Thursday, May 7
The sheriff of Putnam County, Georgia, finally meets a case he can’t solve.
An interview with Jane Schachtel, Facebook’s head of technology, on the company’s future in your pocket.
Southern generational and gender divides.
"I got the word. When I saw her turning up the earth for peonies, it was like those clumps of hard red clay were speaking to me. Those spindly arms of hers with tattoos down to her elbows begged for someone with a hearty dose of Luke, Matthew, and Paul."
The holdings of the Seattle Art Museum are historically male-dominated. When Matthew Offenbacher won a prize for his own art, he decided to use it to beef up their queer and female holdings.
Wednesday, May 6
George Quraishi is the co-founder and editor of Howler.
“We raised $69,001. And that paid for the first issue. I call it subsistence magazine making, because every issue pays for the next one.”
How an eccentric industrialist bought Atlantic City’s shuttered Revel casino at a firesale price with a goal to turn it into a “life-extension facility.”
An inside look at how an ad agency sells a car in 2015.Jessica Pressler on the Longform Podcast
Tuesday, May 5
Gregg Bemis is an 87-year-old retired venture capitalist who owns the salvage rights to the Lusitania. He’s determined to prove an alternate theory as to why the ship was attacked in 1915. Unfortunately, the Irish government isn’t so into his plan.