Elon Green

Elon Green is a contributor to Longform.org.

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Aug. 2 2014 6:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Baseball HistoryJoe DiMaggio, Sandy Koufax, and the time Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter tripping on acid.
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Nov. 9 2013 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to Sex WorkIt's a business.
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June 29 2013 7:30 AMThe Time Harvard Expelled Its Gay StudentsThe Longform guide to great articles about gay rights.
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March 16 2013 8:00 AMRIP, Boston PhoenixLongform’s guide to the greatest hits of the late, great alt-weekly.
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Feb. 16 2013 7:30 AMThe Longform Guide to 1968RFK, MLK, My Lai and Apollo 8: a collection of stories about 1968.
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Dec. 1 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to FloridaMurder, Strippers and Disney World—a collection of stories about Florida.
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Oct. 6 2012 7:30 AMThe Longform Guide to the PhallusEnhanced, castrated, and stolen—a collection of stories about the male member.
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July 28 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Uncooperative SubjectsSinatra, Axl Rose, and Matt Drudge—great stories whose subjects who wouldn’t cooperate.
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May 26 2012 6:55 AMThe Longform Guide to SpaceSex, a celebrity astrophysicist, and the Columbia disaster—great stories about space.
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April 28 2012 7:02 AMThe Longform Guide to AutismThe best stories about people on the spectrum.
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March 4 2012 12:14 AMThe Longform Guide to Missing PersonsThe most chilling stories ever written about people who disappeared.
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Feb. 11 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to “Anonymous”Cheaters, real estate agents, and Tamil Tigers: Great magazine stories writers wouldn’t, or couldn’t, take credit for.
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Sept. 3 2011 7:23 AMThe Longform.org Guide to the Death PenaltyThe jury box, the prison cell, and the chair—six gripping and disturbing stories about capital punishment.
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March 1 2014 7:15 AMCruisin’The Longform guide to traveling the open seas with Paula Deen, National Review subscribers, and Kid Rock fans.
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Sept. 28 2013 6:23 AMThe Longform Guide to DiariesNina Simone, a Scientology kid, and a murderous college student: Great articles about diaries.
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April 6 2013 8:00 AMHow to Chase a KillerThe Longform guide to manhunts.
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March 9 2013 7:30 AMGoing Somewhere?Little Boy, Liberia, and Easy Rider: Longform's guide to road trips.
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Jan. 26 2013 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Late NightFrom Carson to Conan, a collection of stories about the kings of late night.
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Nov. 10 2012 7:36 AMThe Longform Guide to Presidential LosersRomney, McCain, Kerry, Gore—a collection of stories about life after losing the big one.
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Aug. 18 2012 8:07 AMThe Longform Guide to TakedownsIn which Thomas Friedman, Jay Mariotti, and TED are eviscerated.
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June 9 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to DiseaseCancer, AIDS, and weaponized smallpox—great stories about disease.
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May 12 2012 7:05 AMThe Longform Guide to GamblingCasinos, bingo parlors, and the best and worst bettors in the world—great stories about gambling.
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March 24 2012 7:00 AM“He Was Scum.”Longform collects the most moving, delightful, and vicious obituaries ever written.
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Feb. 17 2012 12:13 PMThe Longform Guide to Anthony ShadidSome of the greatest dispatches from one of America’s greatest foreign correspondents.
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Oct. 1 2011 9:05 AMThe Longform.org Guide to Cold CasesCyanide, arson, and an ax—amazing stories about unsolved murders.

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The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Politics

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  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 4:33 PM Walmart Is Killing the Rest of Corporate America in Solar Power Adoption
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM The Best Way to Fry an Egg
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.