This Week's Most Popular Articles in the Longform App
A murderous grandma, a master counterfeiter, and a notorious teenage drug dealer in Detroit — the most read articles this week in the new Longform App, available free for iPhone and iPad.
1) Longform App Exclusive: "The Trials of White Boy Rick"
The the incredible story of Rick Wershe, an infamous teenage drug dealer in 1980s Detroit who flew in kilos of cocaine and was arrested at 17. Still incarcerated, Wershe now claims he was working with the FBI all along. Was one of Detroit’s most notorious criminals also one of the feds’ most valuable informants?
Available free, only in the Longform App.
2) My Grandma the Poisoner
What do you do when you think a family member is a murderer? Step one: stop letting her make you dinner.
3) The Great Paper Caper
The story of Frank Bourassa, the world’s most prolific counterfeiter.
4) The New Glenn Beck
He has a staff of 300. His website gets more traffic than Gawker and has 300,000 paying subscribers. He has a clothing line, a string of bestselling books, a movie studio and a radio show syndicated on 400 stations. A profile of Glenn Beck, mogul.
5) Against the Grain
Scrutinizing the gluten-free craze.