Tom Ford on Sex, Death, and Penetration

An interview with perfectionist fashion designer and now two-time filmmaker Tom Ford, whose “Nocturnal Animals,” starting Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal, is now in theaters.

Source: GQ
Published: Dec 2, 2016
Length: 11 minutes (2,868 words)

Orlando: The Day After

“It keeps happening, at an unpredictable frequency and with its own malevolent rhythm, because June 12 isn’t when it happened. That’s just when the shooting stopped.” Sean Flynn explores what happened in the days, weeks, and months after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.

Author: Sean Flynn
Source: GQ
Published: Nov 22, 2016
Length: 18 minutes (4,722 words)

What Happens When the Police Misidentify You as the Dallas Shooter

When one person of color exercised his right to bear arms at the Dallas Black Lives Matter protest to make a point about racial injustice, the police named him as the suspect after a shooting broke out. In racially charged America, the right to bear arms does not apply equally.

Source: GQ
Published: Oct 28, 2016
Length: 8 minutes (2,147 words)

My Son, The Prince Of Fashion

Chabon takes his 13-year-old son to Paris fashion week and gains a greater understanding of who he is.

Source: GQ
Published: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 20 minutes (5,240 words)

Welcome to Camp Midlife Crisis!

Around one million adults went to camp last year. The author spends time at an adult sleep-away called Camp Grounded, which prohibits booze, phones, the internet, time-keeping devices and talking about work in order to give participants a “digital detox,” because only when we can step away from technology can we learn to reconnect with each other.

Source: GQ
Published: Aug 17, 2016
Length: 17 minutes (4,409 words)

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)

Inside the Federal Bureau of Way Too Many Guns

A sobering behind-the-scenes look at the antiquated system for tracing gun ownership in America.

Source: GQ
Published: Aug 30, 2016
Length: 27 minutes (6,922 words)

The Uber Killer: The Real Story of One Night of Terror

Heath takes us through a careful account of the night a 45-year-old Uber driver named Jason Dalton murdered six people in Kalamazoo, Michigan while picking up fares. Dalton’s motives that night are baffling.

Source: GQ
Published: Aug 22, 2016
Length: 41 minutes (10,446 words)

The Tamir Rice Story: How to Make a Police Shooting Disappear

How the grand jury process, and decisions by prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty, allowed government officials to ensure there would be no indictment against police officers in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

Author: Sean Flynn
Source: GQ
Published: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 29 minutes (7,483 words)

The Fugitive, His Dead Wife, and the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory That Explains Everything

Kurt Sonnenfeld became a suspect in the death of his wife and moved to Argentina to start a new life. When the U.S. government pursued extradition, Sonnenfeld began insisting to Argentinian media that the U.S. wanted him for ulterior motives related to 9/11.

Source: GQ
Published: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 29 minutes (7,403 words)