Elon Green

Elon Green is a contributor to Longform.org.

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.
Nov. 9 2013 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to Sex WorkIt's a business.
June 29 2013 7:30 AMThe Time Harvard Expelled Its Gay StudentsThe Longform guide to great articles about gay rights.
March 16 2013 8:00 AMRIP, Boston PhoenixLongform’s guide to the greatest hits of the late, great alt-weekly.
Feb. 16 2013 7:30 AMThe Longform Guide to 1968RFK, MLK, My Lai and Apollo 8: a collection of stories about 1968.
Dec. 1 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to FloridaMurder, Strippers and Disney World—a collection of stories about Florida.
Oct. 6 2012 7:30 AMThe Longform Guide to the PhallusEnhanced, castrated, and stolen—a collection of stories about the male member.
July 28 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Uncooperative SubjectsSinatra, Axl Rose, and Matt Drudge—great stories whose subjects who wouldn’t cooperate.
May 26 2012 6:55 AMThe Longform Guide to SpaceSex, a celebrity astrophysicist, and the Columbia disaster—great stories about space.
April 28 2012 7:02 AMThe Longform Guide to AutismThe best stories about people on the spectrum.
March 4 2012 12:14 AMThe Longform Guide to Missing PersonsThe most chilling stories ever written about people who disappeared.
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.
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.
March 1 2014 7:15 AMCruisin’The Longform guide to traveling the open seas with Paula Deen, National Review subscribers, and Kid Rock fans.
Sept. 28 2013 6:23 AMThe Longform Guide to DiariesNina Simone, a Scientology kid, and a murderous college student: Great articles about diaries.
April 6 2013 8:00 AMHow to Chase a KillerThe Longform guide to manhunts.
March 9 2013 7:30 AMGoing Somewhere?Little Boy, Liberia, and Easy Rider: Longform's guide to road trips.
Jan. 26 2013 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Late NightFrom Carson to Conan, a collection of stories about the kings of late night.
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.
Aug. 18 2012 8:07 AMThe Longform Guide to TakedownsIn which Thomas Friedman, Jay Mariotti, and TED are eviscerated.
June 9 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to DiseaseCancer, AIDS, and weaponized smallpox—great stories about disease.
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.
March 24 2012 7:00 AM“He Was Scum.”Longform collects the most moving, delightful, and vicious obituaries ever written.
Feb. 17 2012 12:13 PMThe Longform Guide to Anthony ShadidSome of the greatest dispatches from one of America’s greatest foreign correspondents.
Oct. 1 2011 9:05 AMThe Longform.org Guide to Cold CasesCyanide, arson, and an ax—amazing stories about unsolved murders.



The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.