Max Linsky

Max Linsky is a founding editor of Longform.org.

Longform
Sept. 9 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Jay-ZHis biggest fan, his relentlessness, his wife, and his lyrics parsed by a law professor—the many sides of Jay-Z.
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Aug. 25 2012 5:30 AMThe Longform Guide to CheatersLance Armstrong, Ashley Madison, and the MIT blackjack team—great stories about cheating.
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Aug. 5 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to WineRed, white, expensive, cheap, fake, poisoned—great tales from the world of wine.
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July 8 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to SurfingBig waves, unlikely champs, and the “dark prince of the beach”—our favorite stories about surfers.
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June 3 2012 6:49 AMThe Longform Guide to AirplanesAir-traffic controllers, renegade airlines, and (of course) crashes—great stories about flying.
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April 21 2012 6:55 AMThe Longform Guide to Coming OutPowerful, personal tales of people going public with their sexual orientation.
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April 7 2012 7:30 AMThe Tiger Who Fought BackThe Longform guide to the most gripping and horrifying articles ever written about animal attacks.
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March 17 2012 6:49 AMThe Longform Guide to Early ComputingAs the new iPad debuts, a look back at the greatest stories ever written about the first computers.
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Feb. 3 2012 12:43 PMThe Longform Guide to FacebookThe best stories about Mark Zuckerberg and his company.
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Jan. 14 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to the Campaign TrailGreat stories from Joan Didion, DFW, and others about the art of campaigning.
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Dec. 12 2011 4:25 PMLongform’s Guide to the Best Crime Writing of 2011True crime masterpieces, from Seattle to St. Pete.
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Nov. 19 2011 7:15 AMThe Longform.org Guide to the Making of MoviesFive amazing magazine stories about the film industry, from loony directors to phenomenal flops.
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Oct. 29 2011 3:15 PMThe Longform.org Guide to Creeps and CreepinessThe spookiest, weirdest magazine stories ever published.
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Oct. 15 2011 7:10 AMThe Longform.org Guide to ImpostorsFake Rockefellers and fake rock stars: five amazing stories of deception.
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Sept. 17 2011 7:06 AMThe Longform.org Guide to High SchoolFrom football fields in Texas to the real Ridgemont High, six stories to help remember a time you might rather forget.
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Sept. 1 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to Football in CrisisFascinating stories about concussions and what they mean for the sport’s future.
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Aug. 11 2012 7:45 AMThe Longform Guide to Talk RadioFrom Glenn Beck to Ira Glass, stories from across the radio dial.
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July 14 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Startup EulogiesDigg, MySpace, Flickr—stories about vaunted companies that didn’t make it.
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June 23 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Mayhem in MexicoCorruption, murder, and the drug business south of the border
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May 6 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to RestaurantsThe mania of David Chang, the secret to McDonald’s fries, how to bribe a maitre d’—great stories about the restaurant business.
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April 14 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to FatherhoodAmazing stories about hero dads, evil dads, and a few dads in between.
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April 1 2012 6:00 AMRemembering Sidd FinchLongform’s April Fools’ Day guide to hoaxes, pranks, and outright fabrications.
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March 10 2012 6:40 AMThe Longform Guide to Skip HollandsworthThe best pieces from Texas’ master of true crime.
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Jan. 28 2012 7:05 AMThe Longform Guide to Saturday Night LiveAmazing stories about life on set and life after the show, from Belushi to Fey.
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Dec. 16 2011 12:39 AMThe Longform.org Guide to Christopher HitchensA great journalist’s greatest magazine stories.
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Dec. 3 2011 4:30 AMThe Longform.org Guide to NBA LegendsSix amazing stories about the lives of great basketball players, on the court and off.
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Nov. 12 2011 9:12 AMThe Longform.org Guide to College Sports ScandalSix stunning stories of campus corruption, hypocrisy, and greed. And Joe Paterno.
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Oct. 24 2011 10:20 AMThe Longform.org Guide to Woody AllenThe most interesting articles about—and by—the director. (He’s a surprisingly great journalist.)
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Sept. 23 2011 11:21 AMThe Longform.org Guide to Michael LewisHis best magazine pieces about money and/or balls.
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Sept. 9 2011 10:25 AMThe Longform.org Guide to 9/11Five unforgettable stories from Ground Zero.

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