Max Linsky

Max Linsky is a founding editor of Longform.org.

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May 31 2014 12:26 PMThe Longform Guide to the World CupPelé, the 1994 U.S. team, and lots and lots about Brazil.
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March 15 2014 6:30 AMThe Best of Matthew PowerThe Longform guide to the late journalist’s best writing.
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Jan. 11 2014 7:00 AMBrrrrrrrThe Longform guide to ice, cold, and snow.
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Oct. 6 2013 8:15 AMThe Longform Guide to the Music IndustryFeaturing the man who made Bieber, how Nickelback cashes in, and the incredible story of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”
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Sept. 7 2013 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Undercover JournalismReporting from slaughterhouses, warehouses, and airport security lines.
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Aug. 17 2013 6:30 AMRich Kids of LongformParis Hilton, Princeton phonies, and the prince who blew through billions. 
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July 13 2013 7:30 AMSilence!The Longform guide to meditation, famous recluses, and the quietest square inch in America.
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June 15 2013 6:30 AMDiamonds, D.B. Cooper, and the Mona LisaThe Longform guide to audacious heists.
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May 25 2013 7:20 AMBefore They Were MoviesThe Longform guide to magazine articles that became (mostly) great films.
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March 30 2013 7:00 AMFriday Night Lights and Leather PantsBuzz Bissinger’s greatest stories.
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Feb. 9 2013 7:15 AMGood Cops, Bad Cops. Mostly Bad Cops.Longform’s guide to murder, corruption, extortion, and incompetence–committed by police offers across the country.
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Jan. 12 2013 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Richard Ben CramerFive classics by the author of What It Takes.
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Nov. 17 2012 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to AddictionDrugs, smoking, gambling, and booze —a collection of stories about dependency.
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Oct. 27 2012 7:34 AMThe Longform Guide to SleepGood dreams, bad dreams, night terrors, insomnia, and sleep deprivation—a collection of slumber stories.
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Sept. 29 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to Sea CreaturesKeiko, Nessie, and giant squids: a collection of stories on animals from the deep.
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April 19 2014 6:45 AMThe Longform Guide to CubaGreat writing about the current state of the country, plus a few picks from its past. 
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Jan. 25 2014 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to NirvanaGreat stories about the quest for enlightenment, not the band. (OK, there's one about the band.)
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Oct. 19 2013 11:38 AMThe Longform Guide to Gay TaleseWhat he thinks of his favorite stories, 50 years later.
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Sept. 21 2013 7:00 AMThe Longform Guide to George PlimptonPlaying QB for the Lions, creating Sidd Finch, and interviewing Hemingway.
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Aug. 31 2013 7:15 AMRoger, Serena, and Billie Jean KingThe Longform guide to the U.S. Open.
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July 20 2013 7:30 AMThe Longform Guide to Rolling Stone Crime WritingThe story behind the cover, and more incredible crime reporting the archives
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June 22 2013 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to The SopranosAn oral history, the night James Gandolfini disappeared, and a definitive guide to that last scene.
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June 1 2013 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide to CocaineStories about blow that don’t suck.
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April 27 2013 8:00 AMThe Woe After the ShowThe Longform guide to sad retired athletes.
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March 2 2013 8:00 AMThe Longform Guide to RunningChampions, record-breakers, frauds and underdogs: a reading marathon.
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Jan. 19 2013 7:05 AMThe Longform Guide to Internet HoaxesHear that one about the Notre Dame football star? Here are some more.
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Nov. 26 2012 11:39 AMRead Playboy … for the InterviewsSix great conversations from the magazine’s archives.
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Nov. 3 2012 9:13 AMThe Longform Guide to Climate ChangeA terrifying collection of stories about melting glaciers, cowardly politicians, and stupid weathermen.
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Oct. 13 2012 8:00 AMThe Longform Guide to the CIAThe article that became Ben Affleck’s Argo and more great spy stories.
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Sept. 15 2012 7:15 AMThe Longform Guide To Writing Great NonfictionCapote, Talese, Orwell, Boo—masters of the craft, in their own words.

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