Topics include Ellen circa 1998, women in the KKK, the HMS Bounty, high cost medical care, long prison terms and poverty, Adalia Rose, studio photography, child beauty pageants & manufacturing in America.
Topics include sorority rush, circus sideshow acts, murder, Jeopardy, college in China, Utopian musical communities, the post office, the mall, the pope, the post office and more!
Topics include ICU nurses, Orson Scott Card, Dr. Oz, working your way through college, prosecuting potential sex offenders, two-timing in New Orleans, google destroying San Francisco and more!
Topics include 30 Rock, Mary Gaitskill, CES, The NRA, Perez Hilton, Kickstarter, Aileen Wuornos, Perez Hilton, Amy Bishop and so much more!
Topics include karaoke, faith-based slavery in an Angola prison, Greek politics, chronic pain, emotional abuse, Richard Pryor, The Golden Dawn, murder, fantasyland and more!
Topics include the horrors of high school, lady skateboarders, Marquee, older parenthood, wine, emotional men, Lindsay Lohan, sexual violence in Vietnam and more!
Topics include Good Will Hunting, the Zumba Instructor, holding gun stores accountable, the arcade, the facebook bus, Kozol, losing your library, Suze Orman and so much more!
Topics include mass murder, online dating in 2003, 9/11, anorexia, how Wal-Mart kills people, death of a bad dad, life after a breakup and so much more!
Topics include snow removal in Montreal, homesteading, faux-survivalism, Honey Boo-Boo, sexual violence in India, temps, Cambodia, AIDS, and so much more!
Topics include River Phoenix, Sister Outsider Metalhead, poverty & a college education, not being an asshole, gun control, Alcatraz and so much more!
Topics include a deadly avalanche, Johnny & Winona, joy, survivalists, a church abuse scandal, a Mormon reporter on the Romney bus, malls, revealing your HIV status and contemplating psychopathy.
Things to read and think about.
Topics include drinking on YouTube, Kiki Kanniball, the Spur Posse, EuroDisney, natural death, censorship, online universities and so much more!
Topics include Mormon fundamentalists, plane crashes, studying gangs, LOST, electrocution, nostalgia for YA novels and children’s books, not going to prom and so much more!
We celebrate an entire year of TIRTLs with a look at 32 of my favorite longreads of all time!
Topics include alcohol, Barack Obama’s twitter account, LIARS, Grace Paley, competitive eating, reading in bars, pretrial prison detention, Joan Didion and Magic The Gathering!
Topics include serial television programs, Mr. Rogers, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, caffeine, underground new york city, boomtown North Dakota, marching band hazing, murder and so much more!
Topics include young love, Politico, the Oklahoma City Thunder, used-book shopping, Nickleback, bipolar disorder, life on an Oglala Lakota reservation and the appeal of gay One Direction fanfiction.
Topics include heroin addiction and Hurricane Katrina, puppets, insomnia, monopoly, natural disasters, Free To Be You And Me, Monopoly, books about gender and so much more!
Topics include happiness, solitary confinement, Cosmopolitan magazine, Elliot Smith, public education reform, “the world of a professional naked girl” and so much more!