The Longform Guide to Addiction

A collection of our favorite articles about dependency.

The Longform Guide to Fire

A collection of picks on arsonists, fire fighters and more.

The Longform Guide to Road Trips

Our favorite stories about hitting the road.

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Compiled by Elon Green.

The Longform Guide to Weed

Stories from our archive about how marijuana is grown, bought, sold, smuggled, and smoked.

Brought to you by Stoner, a new podcast from Longform co-founder Aaron Lammer featuring conversations with creative people about their experiences with marijuana. Subscribe here or wherever you listen to podcasts.

The Longform Guide to Wine

Red, white, expensive, cheap, fake, poisoned.

The Longform Guide to Imposters

The Longform Guide to "Anonymous"

The Longform Guide to Bank Heists

The most prolific duo in history, the Texas woman who robbed banks dressed a pudgy cowboy, and the story that inspired Dog Day Afternon — a collection of our favorite stories about bank robberies.

The Longform Guide to High School

From football fields in Texas to the real Ridgemont High, a collection of picks to help remember a time you might rather forget.

The Longform Guide to Gambling

A collection of picks about the best and worst bettors in the world.

The Longform Guide to Sea Creatures

Keiko, Nessie, and giant squids: a collection of picks on animals from the deep.

The Longform Guide to Sleep

The nightmare of insomnia, the secret of slumber, and the search for the next Ambien — our favorite articles about sleep, presented by Casper.

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The Longform Guide to Running

Champions, record-breakers, frauds, and underdogs — our favorite articles about runners.

The Longform Guide to Restaurants

The underground network powering America's Chinese food, the magic of McDonald's fries, one chef's quest for perfection, and more — our favorite articles about restaurants. (Photo: Annie Ling)

The Longform Guide to the Mall

A collection of stories about how malls revolutionized the way Americans shop, snack, and flirt.

The Longform Guide to the Olympics

Munich, the Dream Team, and the search for Nadia Comaneci—a collection of articles on the highs and lows of Olympic history.

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Compiled by Gretchen Gavett and Elon Green.

The Longform Guide to Sight

A blind man who taught himself to see, a killer obsessed with eyes, and how different animals perceive the world — a collection of our favorite articles about sight.

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Edited by Robyn Coggins

The Longform Guide to Animal Attacks

From grizzlies in Alaska to whales at SeaWorld, a collection stories of animals turning on humans.

The Longform Guide to Journalism Hoaxes, Pranks and Lies

Stephen Glass, Jayson Blair, Janet Cooke and the best April Fool's in magazine history.

The Longform Guide to Quarterbacks

Jimmy Breslin on Joe Namath, Mike Sager on Todd Marinovich, and George Plimpton on himself — a collection of our favorite articles ever written about QBs.

The Longform Guide to Surfing

The sport’s early days, the world’s biggest wave, and the story that inspired Blue Crush.</p>

The Longform Guide to Video Game Visionaries

A collection of articles about the creative geniuses behind the most important video games ever made, from Donkey Kong to Grand Theft Auto to Pong.

The Longform Guide to Space

A celebrity astrophysicist, the Columbia disaster, and sex in space—a collection of our favorite articles about the cosmos.

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Compiled by Elon Green.

The Longform Guide to Disease

Cancer, AIDS and weaponized smallpox—a collection of the best articles about disease.

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Compiled by @elongreen

The Longform Guide to the CIA

Operations gone wrong, how the media covered for spies, and the story that became Argo — a collection of our favorite articles about the CIA.