Hollywood's Forgotten Gay Romance
The story of 1982’s Making Love.
The story of 1982’s Making Love.
How Montana became home to the highest concentration of hate groups in the nation.
Anna Nicole Smith molded herself into an American fantasy. When that fantasy fell apart, we blamed her for it.
A family defends the life of a man who died and became a national punchline.
An investigation into 62 incidents caught on video shows how cops are incentivized to lie — and why they get away with it.
ProDoula wants to revolutionize the touchy-feely doula profession — and make millions of dollars along the way.
An investigation into America’s largest chain of psychiatric hospitals, where patients are held against their will to maximize profits.
Throughout 2015 and 2016, amid a series of conversations I had socially with gay and bisexual men about chemsex, new, darker elements to this scene began to emerge; details from unconnected participants that mirrored each other – the same incidents, the same crimes, sometimes even the same culprits. Together they formed a picture: that beneath the surface reports about chemsex – the endless hedonism, the irresistibly intense sex – there is a much blacker sea, unmapped.
Memories and violence resurface at a high school reunion.
A former WikiLeaks employee on the motivations driving his old boss.
What do you do after you’ve already been the world’s youngest dictator?
An examination of the continued fascination with the 6-year-old beauty queen, 20 years after her murder.
On ISDS, the parallel legal universe created by international treaties that allows corporations to sue countries and escape punishment.
Emily Weiss has reinvented herself from reality TV villain to patron saint of dewy skin, no-makeup makeup, and no-commerce commerce. Why young women — and investors — are buying in.
The investigators tasked with finding jihadists embedded within Europe.
Dee Dee Blancharde was a model parent: a tireless single mom taking care of her gravely ill child. But after Dee Dee was killed, it turned out her daughter Gypsy had never been sick at all.
Editor’s note: Dean is a contributor to Longform.
Inside Twitter’s 10-year failure to stop harassment.
Donald Trump has spent decades seeking revenge on the many people who have taunted him. One of them was this reporter, who two years ago wrote that Trump would never run.
The people at Apple, Spotify, and Google who decide what you listen to.
In addition to defending child molesters, illegal gun owners, and the occasional drunk who steals a dirt bike from the pit during a motorcross rally, Jay Leiderman is one of a handful of attorneys who represents hackers. His current clients include Matthew Keys, the former Reuters social media editor who faces 87 months in prison for hacking The Los Angeles Times.
“And finally, to girls everywhere, I am with you. On nights when you feel alone, I am with you. When people doubt you or dismiss you, I am with you. I fought everyday for you. So never stop fighting, I believe you.”
When the music was real, but the bands were fake.
Thomas Pogge is a Yale professor and one of the world’s most prominent ethicists. He also stands accused of sexually harassing his female students.
Shot and killed just shy of his 18th birthday, Deonte Hoard was one of 489 homicide victims in Chicago last year. How this happened—and how it keeps happening—is both one person’s story and the story of how a community has been forced to adjust to murder as an everyday fact of life.
Fifty years ago, Rona Barrett forged a Hollywood gossip empire. Then she left it all behind, her innovations attributed to others, her legacy almost entirely overlooked.