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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 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

Episode 254: Maggie Haberman, New York Times White House Correspondent

12/27/2017
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Maggie Haberman covers the White House for The New York Times. Thanks to MailChimp for sponsoring this week's episode. @maggieNYTHaberman on Longform"Manafort Talks With Senate Investigators About Meeting With Russians"Haberman’s New York Times archiveHaberman’s New York Post archiveHaberman’s New York Daily Newsreadthissummer.com"Paladino assails Cuomo’s parenting"Harold and the Purple Crayon"Inside Donald Trump’s Last Stand: An Anxious Nominee Seeks Assurance"Private Parts"Excerpts...

Duration:00:45:58

Episode 275: Tina Brown

12/20/2017
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Tina Brown, the former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, is the founder of Women in the World. Her latest book is The Vanity Fair Diaries. Thanks to MailChimp and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. @TinaBrownLMLongform Best of 2017Vanity Fair DiariesTatler"Darkness Visible""Guarding Sing Sing"Longform Podcast #38 Ted Conover"Dominick Dunne on His Daughter’s Murder""10 Years Ago, an Omen No One Saw"The Diana Chronicles"Bruna Papandrea Options Tina Brown’s ‘Vanity Fair...

Duration:00:50:04

Episode 274: Mara Shalhoup

12/13/2017
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Mara Shalhoup was until recently editor-in-chief of LA Weekly. She is the author of BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family. Thanks to Mail Chimp, Mubi, and Skillshare for sponsoring this week's episode. @mshalhoupShalhoup on LongformCreative LoafingChicago Reader"Rich People Demolished L.A. Weekly To Build The Future They Want For Journalism""Brian Calle Wants to Turn LA Weekly into 'The Cultural Center' of the City ""LA Weekly Reveals Its Secret Owners: Mostly...

Duration:00:39:17

Episode 273: Zoe Chace

12/6/2017
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Zoe Chace is a reporter and producer at This American Life. Thanks to MailChimp, Mubi, Squarespace, and Casper for sponsoring this week's episode. @zchaceChace's Archive at This American LifeChace's Archive at Planet MoneyLongform Podcast #239: Brian ReedS-TownWeekend Edition Saturday"Donald Trump: Ban all Muslim travel to U.S.""I Thought I Knew You""Sex, Boyhood and Politics in South Carolina""The Believer""Will I Know Anyone at This Party""Party in the USA""Flake News""Fighting Donald...

Duration:01:05:54

Episode 272: Jason Leopold

11/29/2017
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Jason Leopold is a senior investigative reporter for Buzzfeed and the author of News Junkie. Thanks to MailChimp, Credible, Mubi, and Skillshare, for sponsoring this week's episode. @JasonLeopoldLeopold on Longform"Promethea Unbound"FOIA.govLeopold’s Buzzfeed Archive"Military-Industrial Complex Speech""How I Got Clinton’s Emails""Did Sebastian Gorka Bolt From the White House—Or Was He Pushed?""Sebastian Gorka Gave A Classified 'Tirade' About Radical Islam?""How the US Military's Fight...

Duration:01:03:19

Episode 271: Kara Swisher

11/22/2017
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Kara Swisher is the executive editor and co-founder of Recode. Thanks to Mubi, Findaway Voices, and Mail Chimp for sponsoring this week's episode. And thanks to Pop-Up Magazine for making our live show possible! @karaswisherLongform Podcast #239: Brian ReedRecodeRecode DecodeCode Conference"Kara Swisher’s First Tech Article Was About Pay Phones in 1980""McLaughlin Suit Settled""Pundit Power"Longform Podcast #128: Jack ShaferAOL.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads,...

Duration:01:02:25

Episode 270: Tyler Cowen

11/15/2017
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Tyler Cowen is an economist, the co-founder of Marginal Revolution, and the host of Conversations with Tyler. His latest book is The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream. Thanks to MailChimp and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. @tylercowenwww.tylercowen.comCowen on Longform@maxlinskyMarginal RevolutionTyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining GuideIn Praise of Commercial Culture"Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer""The Exterminating Angel"The...

Duration:00:47:31

Episode 269: Jodi Kantor

11/8/2017
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Jodi Kantor is a New York Times investigative reporter and the author of The Obamas. Thanks to MailChimp and Eero for sponsoring this week's episode. @jodikantorjodikantor.netKantor on Longform11/12: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Zoe Chace11/15: Longform Podcast, Live in San Francisco with Kara Swisher"Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades""Promethea Unbound""From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their...

Duration:00:55:09

Episode 268: Jim Nelson

11/1/2017
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Jim Nelson is the editor-in-chief of GQ. Thanks to MailChimp and Squarespace for sponsoring this week's episode. 11/12: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Zoe Chace11/15: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Kara Swisher"The Horrible Bosses of Hollywood""Shipping Out""Ticket to the Fair"Pineapple Street Media"The AIDS Deniers""Rick Santorum Is Straight"GQ on Snapchat DiscoverGQ on Instagram"Upon This Rock""The Incredible Buddha Boy""Traffic""Underworld""Have You Heard the One About...

Duration:01:02:57

Episode 267: Sarah Ellison

10/25/2017
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Sarah Ellison is a special correspondent at Vanity Fair and the author of War at the Wall Street Journal. Thanks to MailChimp, Quip, and BarkBox for sponsoring this week's episode. @Sarahlellisonsarahlellison.comEllison on Longform11/15: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Kara Swisher11/12: Longform Podcast, Live in Chicago with Zoe ChaceLongform Podcast #111: Anne Helen PetersenLongform Podcast #224: Hua HsuThe HiveEllison's Vanity Fair archive"Exiles on Pennsylvania Avenue: How...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 266: Patricia Bosworth

10/18/2017
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Patricia Bosworth is a journalist and biographer. Her latest book is The Men in My Life. Thanks to MailChimp, Squarespace, and Heaven's Gate for sponsoring this week's episode. @p_bosworthpbosworth.comBosworth on LongformHeaven's GateSnap JudgementThe Fest Presents: The Longform Podcast with special guest Zoe Chace"Some Mother's Boy"Diane Arbus: A BiographyFur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane ArbusThe Men in My LifeStrumpet WindThe TempestColete’s Archive at The New York TimesBosworth’s...

Duration:00:38:41

Episode 265: Michael Barbaro

10/11/2017
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Michael Barbaro is the host of The Daily. The Daily Thanks to MailChimp, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Blinkist for sponsoring this week's episode. @mikiebarbBarbaro on LongformThe DailyBarbaro’s Archive at The New York Timessamanthahenig.comNew Haven RegisterRobert G. Kaiser's The Washington Post archiveDavid Leonhardt’s New York Times archive"Wal-Mart Memo Suggests Ways to Cut Employee Benefit Costs""$1.1 Billion in Thanks From Bloomberg to Johns Hopkins"The Run-Up“Trump:...

Duration:01:01:43

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