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)

Kim Kardashian West on Kanye and Taylor Swift, What’s in O.J.’s Bag, and Understanding Caitlyn

Celebrity interviews are often riddled with softball questions and tightly controlled by publicists. Kim Kardashian West’s full-time job is getting the public interested in her personal life, which means she doesn’t hold back in this interview with GQ.

Source: GQ
Published: Jun 16, 2016
Length: 20 minutes (5,035 words)

How a Son Survived Being Injected with HIV by His Father

Twenty-four years ago, in an act of ghastly malice, a Missouri father plunged a needle filled with HIV-positive blood into his baby son’s vein. No one expected the son to live—but he thrived.

Source: GQ
Published: Apr 28, 2016
Length: 21 minutes (5,424 words)

Money for Nothing

Battan explores the ludicrous, lucrative economics of celebrity club appearances.

Source: GQ
Published: Apr 4, 2016
Length: 12 minutes (3,109 words)

The Culinary Education of Mr. Mozzarella Sticks

A GQ writer whose diet typically consists of chicken fingers and waffle fries receives lessons on food and cooking from the highly regarded chef, Daniel Boulud.

Source: GQ
Published: Mar 29, 2016
Length: 21 minutes (5,295 words)

Inside the San Quentin Marathon

One day a year, the men locked up in California’s oldest prison get a shot at glory.

Author: Jesse Katz
Source: GQ
Published: Feb 24, 2016
Length: 12 minutes (3,118 words)

The Real Story of Germanwings Flight 9525

Last year, a young pilot crashed an airliner into the French Alps, killing the crew and 144 passengers. Hammer investigates how it happened.

Source: GQ
Published: Feb 22, 2016
Length: 23 minutes (5,859 words)