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Anchorman: The Legend of Don Lemon

The CNN anchor may not be the clueless bumbler the internet believes him to be.

Previously: Brodesser-Akner on the Longform Podcast.
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Keezus

On Kendall Jenner, public versus private lives, and the American Dream.

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The Truck Stop Killer

When she was a 15-year-old runaway, the writer was nearly killed by a truck driver. Twenty-seven years later, she investigates whether her attacker was truck stop serial killer Robert Ben Rhoades, who often kept his victims chained in the back of his truck for weeks before killing and dumping them.

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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.