Legendary birthday clowns, tragically neglectful parents, and a dogged search for the armpit of America — Weingarten on Longform.
Elevators, online dating and the mind behind Super Mario Bros. — Paumgarten on Longform.
Great dreams, terrible dreams, no dreams at all—a collection of stories about slumber, at Slate.
Capote, Talese, Orwell, Boo—masters of the craft, in their own words. New at Slate.
The mystery of the itch, the case for focusing on our neediest patients, an investigation of solitary confinement and more—Gawande's pieces on Longform.
A collection of profiles whose subjects—Frank Sinatra, Axl Rose, Matt Drudge, and more—wouldn’t cooperate with the writer. New at Slate.
Contributing editors Gretchen Gavett and Elon Green pick ten stories read before the Games, on the Longform blog.
From video games to Chuck Lorre, traveling in Vietnam to the Loch Ness monster, Bissell's stories on Longform.
From Joe Paterno to coal miners, the rodeo to fruit pickers, our story picks by the GQ correspondent. Laskas on Longform.
From squid hunters to catastrophically mistaken convictions, con men to prison gangs, our story picks from the New Yorker writer. Grann's archive on Longform.
Manic chefs, the first singles bar, and the secret to McDonald’s fries—a collection of stories about the restaurant business, at Slate.
Diamond heists, LonelyGirl15, and a trip to compete in the U.S. Open sumo championships—Joshua Davis on Longform.