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Ermahgerddon: The Untold Story of the Ermahgerd Girl

When a random person becomes a massive meme.

Oct 2015
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A Con Man's Second Act

The story of Aiden Sinclair, the “grifter magician.”

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The Story Behind Bob Beamon's Miracle Jump and the Only Photo That Mattered

How an amateur photographer documented the greatest achievement in track and field history.

David Davis | Deadspin | Oct 2015
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The Lonely Death of George Bell

And the task of unraveling his life.

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Pond Scum

The real Henry David Thoreau.

Kathryn Schulz | New Yorker | Oct 2015
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Lost Girls

The writer’s relationship with two Moroccan prostitutes.

Sarah Dohrmann | Harper’s | Oct 2015
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How They Do in Oxford

Race and Ole Miss football.

Kiese Laymon | ESPN | Oct 2015
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Stop the Madness

America’s devastating treatment of schizophrenia.

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Raiders of the Lost Web

How a Pulitzer-finalist, 34-part-series of investigative journalism vanishes from the internet.

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Over The Hills: The Afterlife of Heidi and Spencer Pratt

A portrait of Speidi today, complete with crystals, tequila and a vacillation “between having no regrets and having many.”

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What Do We Really Know About Osama bin Laden’s Death?

The possibilities and limits of investigative reporting.

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“Hello Father, The Boat is Sinking, So I Will Die.”

The disappearance of the Ghost Boat and its 243 passengers off the Libyan coast.

Eric Reidy | Matter | Oct 2015
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Coal. Guns. Freedom.

The dwindling fortunes of Gillette, Wyoming.

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A Mystery Wrapped Inside an Enigma Shrouded in a Beard

A profile of James Harden, the Houston Rockets shooting guard that just signed a $200 million endorsement deal with Adidas.

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Superdonor

A one-time egg donor infiltrates a donation industry conference.

Katie O'Reilly | Vela | Sep 2015
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The Man Who Builds Luxury Bomb Shelters for Paranoid One Percenters

Robert Vicino helps the rich prepare for doomsday.

Lynn Parramore | Vice | Oct 2015
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Gloria Steinem’s Life On The Feminist Frontier

After fifty years, Gloria Steinem is still at the forefront of the feminist cause.

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Shrimp Boy’s Day in Court

What happened when one of San Francisco’s most notorious underworld bosses tried to go clean.

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The Death and Life of the Great British Pub

Pubs are closing all over London. One Camden establishment, the Golden Lion, decided to fight it.

Tom Lamont | The Guardian | Oct 2015
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A Conversation in Iowa

An exchange on faith and politics in America.

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