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None Dare Call It a Conspiracy

In 2009, Condé Nast allowed this story to appear in print but refused to publish it online or distribute it in Russia for fear of retribution. The story, which details the intrigue behind the Moscow apartment bombings that allowed Vladimir Putin’s rapid ascension to power, is reprinted on Longform courtesy of the author.

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The Great Cocaine Treasure Hunt

A man in Puerto Rico stumbles on a brick of cocaine, and rather than sell it he decides to bury it. Others, hearing his story, cook up a plan to retrieve it.

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The Ad-Rock Retirement Plan

The former Beastie Boy, 48, tries to figure out what’s next.

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The Killer in the Blue Dress

While accused killer Robert Durst was in Galveston, he made a few friends besides Morris Black.

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The Accident

An essay on a fatal car crash in the author’s youth.

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Conrad Hilton and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Flight

An eyewitness tells us what it was like to be there.

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The Vanishing

The despair behind the puzzle of what happened to Malaysian Airlines flight 370.

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Kobe Bryant Will Always Be an All-Star of Talking

Kobe Bryant knows who he is, and he’s happy to tell you all about it.

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The Days and Nights of an NBA Groupie

The pecking order of All-Star Weekend sex-with-basketball-player-or-rapper hopefuls.

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The Reddest Carpet

The surreal pageantry of the North Korean Film Festival makes Hollywood look demure.

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The Long, Strange Purgatory of Casey Kasem

The tragic final days (and very weird afterlife) of a radio legend.

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The Season from Hell

Inside Roger Goodell’s troubling (or wildly successful, depending on who you ask) tenure as NFL commissioner.