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Have You Heard the One About President Joe Biden?

A graveyard, a stutter and Ray-Bans: The Vice President, profiled.

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You May Know Me from Such Roles as Terrorist #4

Being a Muslim-American actor often means being really good at yelling “Allahu Akbar!” before someone kills you.

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The Lost Girls of Rocky Mount

An investigation into serial killings in a small North Carolina city.

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The Invisible Man

To date, more than 500 people have been killed by police in America. This is the story of one, Charly Keunang.

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Make It Reign

Spins from the DJs at Atlanta’s seminal Magic City strip club can turn nobodies into hip-hop stars.

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The Chef Who Saved My Life

The author was living in a friend’s basement after a bad breakup, unable to eat. Then he had lunch with Jacques Pépin.

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Here Be Monsters

Three teenage boys decide to set sail after a night of drinking.  They go missing for 51 days.

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The Incredible Buddha Boy

“A legend is growing in Nepal, where people say a meditating boy hasn’t eaten or drunk in seven months. He barely moves, just sits under a tree, still as a stone. It’s impossible, some say. Is it a miracle? A hoax? Let’s find out.”

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Welcome to Pariahville

The author visits City of Refuge in Pahokee, Florida, a community of more than 100 registered sex offenders.

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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.