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A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start, how they work, and how they tell stories. Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.
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A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start, how they work, and how they tell stories. Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.

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Episodes

Episode 292: Lauren Hilgers

5/2/2018
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Lauren Hilgers is a journalist and the author of Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown. Thanks to MailChimp, Substack, and Skillshare for sponsoring this week's episode. @lehilgersHilgers on Longform"The Kitchen Network"Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown"The Unraveling of Bo Xilai"

Duration:00:48:40

Episode 291: Charlie Warzel

4/25/2018
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Charlie Warzel is a senior tech writer for BuzzFeed. Thanks to MailChimp and Tripping.com for sponsoring this week's episode. @cwarzelWarzel on LongformStonerCoin TalkWarzel’s BuzzFeed Archive"Pornhub Banned Deepfake Celebrity Sex Videos, But The Site Is Still Full Of Them""The Disturbing Misogynist History Of GamerGate's Goodwill Ambassadors""Here's How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream""YouTube Is Addressing Its Massive Child Exploitation...

Duration:00:45:43

Episode 290: Michelle Dean

4/18/2018
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Michelle Dean is a journalist and critic. Her new book is Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion. Thanks to MailChimp for sponsoring this week's episode. @michelledeanmichelledean.tumblr.comDean on LongformSharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion"Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom To Be Murdered"annefriedman.com"The Daily Show's Woman Problem""Someone Got 'The Daily Show' in My Jezebel and Together They Taste A Little Weird""Waterworld...

Duration:01:07:08

Episode 289: Craig Mod

4/11/2018
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Craig Mod is a writer, photographer, and founder of PRE/POST. His podcast is On Margins. Thanks to MailChimp for sponsoring this week's episode. @craigmodcraigmod.comCriag Mod on LongformFlipboardOn Margins"Roden Explorer's Club," Craig Mod's NewsletterMcSweeney’s"Embracing the Digital Book"Books in the Age of the iPadPost Artifact Books & PublishingPrimitive Technology

Duration:00:48:56

Episode 288: Tom Bissell

4/4/2018
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Tom Bissell is a journalist, critic, video game writer, and author of The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made. His latest book is Magic Hours. Thanks to MailChimp and Tripping.com for sponsoring this week's episode. Bissell on LongformThe Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam"Cinema Crudité"The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made"Loch Ness Memoir"" Video Games: The Addiction "Chasing...

Duration:00:52:44

Episode 287: Will Mackin

3/28/2018
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Will Mackin is a U.S. Navy veteran who served with a SEAL team in Iraq and Afghanistan. His debut book is Bring Out the Dog. Well, if I present this particular event in this light, this guy’s going to get his feelings hurt.I don’t know how this guy’s family will feel about me talking about this. Thanks to MailChimp and Breach for sponsoring this week's episode. @mohammedsradiowillmackin.comBring Out the Dog"Crossing the River No Name"Red Cavalry"Crossing the River Zbrucz"

Duration:01:03:20

Episode 286: Nitasha Tiku

3/21/2018
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Nitasha Tiku is a senior writer at Wired. Thanks to MailChimp and Credible.com for sponsoring this week's episode. @nitashatikuNitasha on Longform"My Life With the Thrill Clit Cult""Facebook Battles New Criticism After U.S. Indictment Against Russians""WeWork Used These Documents to Convince Investors It's Worth Billions""Living in the Disneyland Version of Startup Life""Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco""San Francisco or Mumbai? UN Envoy Encounters Homeless Life in...

Duration:00:43:28

Episode 285: Chana Joffe-Walt

3/14/2018
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Chana Joffe-Walt is a producer and reporter at This American Life. Her latest story is "Five Women." Thanks to MailChimp and Credible.com. @chanajoffewaltJoffe-Walt on Longform"Five Women"Longform Podcast #289: Liliana SeguraJoffe-Walt's Archive at This American Life"Five Women Are Accusing A Top Left-Leaning Media Executive Of Sexually Harassing Them"I Love Dick"From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories""Lupita Nyong’o: Speaking Out...

Duration:00:57:58

Episode 284: Joe Weisenthal

3/7/2018
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Joe Weisenthal is the executive editor of news for Bloomberg Digital and the co-host of What’d You Miss? and Odd Lots. Thanks to MailChimp, Big Questions, and Credible.com for sponsoring this week's episode. @TheStalwart"Joe Weisenthal vs. the 24-Hour News Cycle"What’d You Miss"What Alaska Can Teach Us About Universal Basic Income"The StalwartWeisenthal’s Archive at Business Insider"Annie Duke Explains How To Apply Poker Skills To Markets""This Is What Stock Market Bubbles and Crashes...

Duration:01:01:43

Episode 283: Sean Fennessey

2/28/2018
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Sean Fennessy is the editor-in-chief of The Ringer and a former Grantland editor. He hosts The Big Picture. Thanks to MailChimp, Mubi, and "Dear Franklin Jones" for sponsoring this week's episode. @SeanFennesseyFennessey on LongformOn Air Fest 2018The Big PictureFennessey’s Archive at The RingerThe Bill Simmons PodcastLongform Podcast #62: Malcolm GladwellLongform Podcast #204: Malcolm GladwellLongform Podcast #196: John Favreau"An Oral History of Michael Bay, the Most Explosive Director...

Duration:01:09:07

Episode 282: Jenna Wortham

2/21/2018
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Jenna Wortham is a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine and a co-host of Still Processing. Thanks to MailChimp, Mubi, "Food: A Cultural Culinary History," and "Tales" for sponsoring this week's episode. @jennydeluxewww.jennydeluxe.comWortham on LongformWortham’s New York Times archiveStill ProcessingLongform Podcast #95: Wesley MorisLongform Podcast #218: Wesley Morris"Long-Form Journalism Finds a Home""We Sink Our Claws Into Black Panther with Ta-Nehisi Coates"Wortham’s Wired...

Duration:00:59:09

Episode 281: Michael Idov

2/14/2018
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Michael Idov is a screenwriter, journalist, and the former editor-in-chief of GQ Russia. His latest book is Dressed Up for a Riot. Thanks to MailChimp and Mubi for sponsoring this week's episode. @michaelidovIdov on Longform"The Movie Set That Ate Itself"Idov’s Archive at NY MagDressed Up for a Riot“Samizdat”"Bitter Brew"Ground UpAdam Moss on the Longform PodcastJim Nelson on the Longform Podcast"Georgia’s Next Leader May Be a Billionaire Zookeeper with Albino Rapper Children""Dosvedanie...

Duration:00:43:32

Episode 280: Liliana Segura

2/7/2018
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Liliana Segura writes for The Intercept. Thanks to MailChimp, Mubi, and Tripping.com for sponsoring this week's episode. @LilianaSeguraSegura on Longform"Dispatch From Angola: Faith-Based Slavery in a Louisiana Prison""What Happened to Rachel Gray""The Fire on Howard Avenue"Bolton’sSegura’s Archive at The Intercept"Arkansas Plans to Execute Seven People This Month, Continuing Long Tradition of Assembly-Line""Playing With Fire""As Families in Charleston Share Stories and Pain, Dylann Roof...

Duration:01:04:02

Episode 279: Seth Wickersham

1/31/2018
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Seth Wickersham is a senior writer for ESPN. His latest article is "For Kraft, Brady and Belichick, Is This the Beginning of the End?" Thanks to MailChimp and Mubi for sponsoring this week's episode. @SethWickershamWickersham on Longform"For Kraft, Brady and Belichick, Is This the Beginning of the End?""Spygate to Deflategate: Inside What Split the NFL and Patriots Apart ""The Secret Life of Tiger Woods""Why Richard Sherman Can't Let Go of Seattle's Super Bowl Loss""Sin City or Bust...

Duration:00:52:56

Episode 278: Nathan Thornburgh

1/24/2018
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Nathan Thornburgh is the co-founder of Roads & Kingdoms. Thanks to MailChimp, Mubi, and Rise and Grind for sponsoring this week's episode. @thornburghThornburgh on LongformRoads & KingdomsPico IyerCoin Talk"SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition Awards for Works Published in 2014 - 2015""The Prawn War""The Mysterious Demise of Lucky Peach Magazine and Its Uncertain Future""The Sound of Change: Can Music Save Cuba?"“Myanmar Unsanctioned"“Three Keys to Eating Well in...

Duration:00:49:08

Episode 277: Kiera Feldman

1/17/2018
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Kiera Feldman is an investigative reporter. Her latest article is "Trashed: Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection." Thanks to MailChimp, RXBAR, and Tripping.com for sponsoring this week's episode. @kierafeldmankierafeldman.comFeldman on Longform"Trashed: Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection""With Child: The Right to Choose in Rapid City""This Is My Beloved Son"Longform Best of 2017The Investigative Fund

Duration:00:56:07

Episode 276: Azmat Khan

1/10/2018
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Azmat Khan is an investigative reporter and a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine. Thanks to MailChimp and Barkbox for sponsoring this week's episode. @azmatzahraazmatzahra.comKhan on LongformCoin TalkLongform Podcast #125: Anand Gopal"The Uncounted""Targeting ISIS, and Killing Civilians""Counting Civilian Casualties in Iraq""The Unpaid Price of Civilian Casualties"Longform Podcast #265: Michael Barbaro"Ghost Students, Ghost Teachers, Ghost Schools""An Accounting for the...

Duration:01:00:09

Episode 210: Ben Taub, New Yorker Staff Writer

1/3/2018
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Ben Taub is a staff writer at The New Yorker. Thanks to MailChimp and Tripping for sponsoring this week's episode. @bentaub91Taub on LongformDavid Remnick on the Longform Podcast"Was U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff a Marked Man?"Taub on The Voice"Journey to Jihad"Rukmini Callimachi on the Longform Podcast (Part 1)Rukmini Callimachi on the Longform Podcast (Part 2)"The Shadow Doctors""The Assad Files,"a grant from the Pulitzer Foundation"’They were torturing to kill’: inside Syria’s death...

Duration:01:15:08

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