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.
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!
Books and magazine/journal subscriptions for people with a special affection for longform journalism!
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.
Election-related reads! Topics include The Ballot Cops, Obama circa 1993, Joan Didion on John Kerry, “the politics of personality destruction,” Red States/Blue States , the history of voting and so much more!
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!
Topics include affirmative action, moving to New York from Canada, female boxers, Jonah Lehrer, Vancouver, hormones and K-Pop!
Topics include Star Trek TNG, Strong Female Action Heroes, crime reporting, poverty in rural America, being trans and homeless and SO MUCH MORE!
Topics include Harriet the Spy, bipolar disorder, Jerry Sandusky, promiscuous reading, rock criticism, right-wing podcasts and online dating!
Topics include hipster-bashing, Anna Nicole Smith, stolen bikes, writing non-fiction, teaching kids to write, the Gloucester pregnancy “pact” and so much more!
Topics include Kim’s Video, shopping malls, cheating in school, taxes, Burning Man, Bruce Springsteen and, obviously, a horrifying tragedy!
Topics include surfing, Kraft Dinner, the inherent danger of existing while female, The Babysitters Club, the flood in Pratsville, hardcore and so much more!
Topics include Occupy Oakland, Degrassi, alcoholism, surviving, bartending, trolling, Radiohead and hillbilly heroin!
Topics include education, how reported rapes are (mis)handled in DC, reality TV, psychosis, mansplaining, TED, hate crimes and so many other things!
Topics include Dominique Moceanu, life insurance, Sweet Valley High, Spike Lee, bath salts, Juggalos, life insurance, hipster conservatives and abortion!