The king of clickbait, a hiker who disappeared on the Appalachian Trail and an interview with Jay from Serial — the most read articles this week in the Longform App, available free for iPhone and iPad.
Sunday, January 4
Stefan Simchowitz has supported dozens of emerging young artists. Why do so many people hate him?
The eccentric inhabitants of the world’s largest rock—Giant Rock, a humongous boulder deep in the Mojave Desert.
Saturday, January 3
The pandemic of violence against women, the threats online, and the harassment on the streets are ongoing. But women’s voices assumed an unprecedented power in 2014.
As the most famous helicopter news pilot in American history, Bob Tur prided himself on being the ultimate alpha male. Except all along, he knew he wasn’t.
Friday, January 2
The best-selling young novelist lay dead in a trash-strewn cottage on Ireland’s rugged coast for over a week before she was discovered.
The late governor’s most enduring speech.
On the artist’s portrayal of violence and humanity.
How the Border Patrol became America’s most out-of-control law enforcement agency.
Thursday, January 1
How he made big and early bets on new technologies — and won.