Patricia Lockwood Is a Good Reason to Never Log Off

“I mean, the internet is inside us. It’s no longer an externality. We can’t get away from that. You can do some Alias thing where you rip the chip out and you throw it in the river, but it’s too late, man. We’re not getting offline.” Gabriella Paiella interviews Patricia Lockwood.

Source: GQ
Published: Feb 15, 2021
Length: 14 minutes (3,519 words)

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird Are Goals

“Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe both had Hall of Fame–worthy careers before they met. But to reach new, boundary-obliterating levels of achievement on and off the field, they needed each other. And, as they tell Emma Carmichael, their work is just getting started.”

Source: GQ
Published: Feb 9, 2021
Length: 21 minutes (5,324 words)

The Epic Hunt for One of the World’s Most Wanted Men

“He was one of Africa’s richest moguls and helped unleash the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Then Félicien Kabuga vanished and stayed hidden for more than two decades—until recently, when the United Nations’ war crimes detectives picked up his trail and began to close in.”

Source: GQ
Length: 27 minutes (6,914 words)

Welcome to Zollywood

“At 24 she’s already conquered the Disney thing—and Marvel. She even won an Emmy for Euphoria. Next up for Zendaya? Figuring out who she really is when the cameras aren’t rolling.”

Source: GQ
Published: Jan 11, 2021
Length: 15 minutes (3,856 words)

Visible Men: Black Fathers Talk About Losing Sons to Police Brutality

“We asked the fathers and father figures of Michael Brown, Terence Crutcher, Daniel Prude, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and Jacob Blake to reflect on the violence that forever altered their families’ lives—and what it means to raise a Black man in America.”

Source: GQ
Published: Dec 10, 2020
Length: 28 minutes (7,072 words)

The Promise That Tested My Parents Until the End

“As long as he is here, their story, however unlikely, is not yet over. She cries because the end of him is the end of a possibility. And I think, not for the first time, how little I still know about love.”

Source: GQ
Published: Nov 23, 2020
Length: 15 minutes (3,852 words)

Trevor Noah Is Still Trying to Explain America to Itself. It’s Getting Harder.

For GQ, Wesley Lowery interviews Daily Show host Trevor Noah.

Source: GQ
Published: Nov 18, 2020
Length: 18 minutes (4,648 words)

The Mystery of the Immaculate Concussion

“He was a senior CIA official tasked with getting tough on Russia. Then, one night in Moscow, Marc Polymeropoulos’s life changed forever. He says he was hit with a mysterious weapon, joining dozens of American diplomats and spies who believe they’ve been targeted with this secret device all over the world—and even at home, on U.S. soil.”

Source: GQ
Published: Oct 20, 2020
Length: 35 minutes (8,930 words)

The Making (and Remaking) of Timothée Chalamet

A profile of a Hollywood “It Boy” as he figures out celebrity stardom during a tumultuous year.

Source: GQ
Published: Oct 15, 2020
Length: 33 minutes (8,482 words)

The Conscience of Silicon Valley

“Tech oracle Jaron Lanier warned us all about the evils of social media. Too few of us listened. Now, in the most chaotic of moments, his fears—and his bighearted solutions—are more urgent than ever.”

Author: Zach Baron
Source: GQ
Published: Aug 24, 2020
Length: 20 minutes (5,100 words)