The Spine Collector

“For years, a mysterious figure has been stealing books before their release. Is it espionage? Revenge? Or a complete waste of time?”

Source: Vulture
Published: Aug 17, 2021
Length: 27 minutes (6,877 words)

The I in We

How WeWork — a company based on founder Adam Neumann’s vision of a “capitalist kibbutz” — became a sleek, dystopian, mammoth-sized tech unicorn.

Published: Jun 10, 2019
Length: 28 minutes (7,040 words)

Who Killed Tulum?

From unceasing development to contaminated cenotes, the problems continue to pile up in the Mayan paradise formerly known as Tulum.

Source: The Cut
Published: Feb 20, 2019
Length: 27 minutes (6,918 words)

A Company Built on a Bluff

Vice Media grew from a free alternative magazine into a company with 3,000 employees and a multi-billion-dollar valuation. It’s also been investigated for sexual misconduct and has struggled to deliver on its promise of bringing millennials back to television, raising questions about its future.

Published: Jun 10, 2018
Length: 32 minutes (8,000 words)

Justin Bieber Made a New Jersey Suburb Lose Its Mind This Summer

Justin Bieber spent his summer in a quiet American suburb doing what most people do: He went to the mall, purchased beverages at Starbucks, and played basketball in a driveway. His appearances caught a community off guard and made them ravenous for gossip.

Published: Oct 1, 2017
Length: 13 minutes (3,300 words)

The Dirtbag Left’s Man in Syria

A profile of Brace Belden, a Jewish 27-year-old anarchist and former punk musician from San Francisco who spent six months in Syria fighting against ISIS with Kurdish rebels.

Published: Apr 3, 2017
Length: 22 minutes (5,546 words)

The Big Hack

A fictional account of what might happen if New York City were hit by a massive cyberattack. The examples in this account are inspired by events that have actually happened.

Published: Jun 19, 2016
Length: 21 minutes (5,345 words)

Last Man Running

A story about the Last Man competition. Last Man is a loosely organized, annual battle to be the “Last Man in America to Know Who Won the Super Bowl.”

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Feb 13, 2015
Length: 8 minutes (2,098 words)