Topics include Detroit, Robert Durst, homelessness in San Francisco, lesbians falsely imprisoned on sex abuse charges, Joan Didion and more!
Topics include race in Silicon Valley, Ophelia, the Famous Writers School, The Jinx and Serial, the beginnings of the North American slave trade and more!
Topics include same-sex adoption, the 50 Shades movie, Keurig cups, the Ferguson Police Department, Susan Berman, the missing Malaysia Airlines flight and moar!
Topics include this business of art, tupperware, David Carr, The New York Times, Miranda July, for-profit foster care, arson science and moar!
Topics include showbiz seniors, independent Black American film-making, genetic sexual attraction, prostitution in Germany and so much more! Also an essay by the late David Carr.
Topics include the Albuquerque police department, Mary Gaitksill, 50 Shades of Grey, how San Francisco looks in “Looking,” Sweden, a letter from a death row inmate and more!
The National review on its own racism, queering makeup, The John Wayne Gacy Files, defending awful humans in court, Casey Kasem, Broad City and more!
Topics include a childhood on codeine, Marsha Mehran, Fruitvale, prison labor, a face transplant, The Mission in San Francisco and moar!
Topics include Nicholas Sparks, the day she left her son in the car, The Dead Dad Club, IKEA, Pam & Tommy and moar!
Topics include diabetes, college parties, Selma, the Kimani Ffriend case, independent living, “Toxic Twitter” and more!
Topics include Jay from the Adnan Syed case, Radio Shack, The Doodler Murders, Sex after pregnancy, “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?” and Dorothy Allison on “A Question of Class.”
I’ve written 160 weekly roundups of the best longform on the web which means I’ve got a pretty solid grip on this topic.
Topics include the last trailer park in Palo Alto, unarmed POC killed by police, black twitter, teenage YouTube stars, digital beauty in Hollywood and more!
Topics include TJ Maxx, Chris Rock, internet trolls, Oral Roberts, Ruth Thalia, Dunkin’ Donuts and more!
Fifty years of words I liked reading and you will too! Authors include James Baldwin, bell hooks, Kiese Laymon, Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Toni Morrison, Bayard Rustin and Dr. Brittany Cooper.
Topics include international development, Chris Rock, My Little Ponies, water parks, Asian-Americans on TV, the gay wing of the LA County jail, writing POC and MOAR!
Topics include “redneck reality TV,” cheerleading, Guantánamo, Reality Bites, rehab, Modern farmer, men and feminism and so much more!
Topics include American bathrooms, Wikipedia, poverty, Ferguson, cities without cars, Public Relations, local food, reality TV shows about auctions and more!
Topics include women in country music, pedophilia, the Estonia ferry sinking, Magnolia, retail scheduling, confessional writing, Ferguson and more.
Topics include Mary Karr, YouTube rooms, the ferry Sewol sinking, murder, child abuse, Kara Swisher, Ed Albee and moar!