An Oral History of ‘We Built This City,’ the Worst Song of All Time

Warning: This link autoplays the song. It will be stuck in your head all day.

Source: GQ
Published: Sep 1, 2016
Length: 12 minutes (3,000 words)

The Life and Murder of Stella Walsh, Intersex Olympic Champion

Eighty years ago, in Berlin, Stella Walsh won her second Olympic medal. Decades later, Walsh’s murder and subsequent autopsy threw the legacy of track’s first female superstar into turmoil.

Source: Longreads
Published: Aug 18, 2016
Length: 63 minutes (15,868 words)

Playboy Interview: Metallica (2001)

HETFIELD: We had our battles with spandex, that’s for sure. You could show off your package. “Wear spandex, dude. It gets you chicks!” On the first tour through America, my spandex—I fucking hate saying, “my spandex.” It’s a pretty evil phrase. They were wet from the night before, and I was drying them by the heater. A big hole melted right in the crotch. It was like, “They’re not real pants, are they? They’re like pantyhose.” I just opted to keep my jeans on, and that was the best thing that ever happened.

Source: Playboy
Published: Apr 1, 2001
Length: 43 minutes (10,905 words)