The Most Popular Articles of the Week
The collapse of Motorola, the Italian scientists held criminally responsible for an earthquake and the bumpy rise of Chevy Chase during SNL's first season — the week's top stories on Longform.
1) What Happened to Motorola
The anatomy of a collapse.
2) The Aftershocks
How seven Italian scientists came to be convicted of manslaughter following a catastrophic quake.
3) Branding Guyana
The rise and fall of travel writing.
4) I'm Chevy Chase and You're Not
On the first season of Saturday Night Live, an excerpt from Saturday Night (1986).
5) The Right Thing to Do vs. The State of Florida
After Devaughn Darling died during a workout with the Florida State football team, his family was awarded a payout of $2 million. That was 13 years ago. Only $200,000 has come.