This Week's Most Popular Articles in the Longform App
The last breaths of pop music, memories of having a stroke and the war over Airbnb in New York — the most-read articles this week in the new Longform App, available free for iPhone and iPad.
1) Justin Timberlake Has a Cold
The end of the rock star era.
2) I Had a Stroke at 33
“When I woke up hours later, I really believed I had been in those mountains hiking — that it was not a dream. And I really had lost my voice. I had lost my words. I was unable to say, ‘I am trapped in my brain’ or, ‘My memories are mixing with imagination.’”
3) Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash
When Carmen Segarra was hired to examine Goldman Sachs for the New York Fed, she bought a small recorder and began taping her meetings. Here is what she found before she was fired.
4) Always Leave Them Laughing
Sam Simon made a fortune from The Simpsons. Now, diagnosed with terminal cancer, he is racing to spend it.
5) “The Dumbest Person in Your Building Is Passing Out Keys to Your Front Door!”
The war over Airbnb gets personal.