A journalist goes undercover in an isolated women’s insane asylum.
Sunday, January 17
The city of Cleveland is on the hook $18.7 million in judgements for police brutality. They have a plan to get out of paying. And if it works, cities across the country could starting using the same maneuver.
Saturday, January 16
How a woman whose muscles disappeared discovered she shared a disease with a muscle-bound Olympic medalist.
Friday, January 15
How women in the L.A. comedy scene, long pressured to stay quiet about sexual abuse and harassment for the sake of their careers, began to fight back.Katie J.M. Baker on the Longform Podcast
Thursday, January 14
How a hanger-on at the fringe of San Francisco’s rock scene built the Rolling Stone empire.
A shipwreck, a mythical creature.
After Daniel Rigmaiden was arrested for a multi-million dollar fraud, he didn’t argue that he was innocent. He wasn’t. But he couldn’t understand how he had been caught. Rigmaiden had covered his tracks meticulously — the only way the cops could’ve found him, he realized, was through some secret tracking device that they had never disclosed to the public.
Wednesday, January 13
A sociologist’s controversial first book and the debate over who gets to speak for whom.