Does Facebook Need a Constitution?

Has the time come for Westphalian sovereignty to coexist with web failson sovereignty?

Author: Max Read
Published: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 7 minutes (1,832 words)

Rape at Rosie’s

When the bad guys at Rikers are the guards.

Published: Jun 26, 2018
Length: 21 minutes (5,290 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)

How Anna Delvey Tricked New York

She said came from a German family of art collectors and tipped generously in cash. But when the months-long hotel bill came due, Anna would find an excuse, then an escape, leaving her friends to pick up the bill.

Published: May 28, 2018
Length: 34 minutes (8,700 words)

Driven to Despair

Doug Schifter waged a one-man campaign to stop Uber from putting his fellow black-car drivers out of business. Then he decided to take his own life.

Published: May 16, 2018
Length: 20 minutes (5,188 words)

To Catch a Predator

The New York City Police Department’s Special Victims Division attempted to bust Harvey Weinstein in 2015, but the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office put a stop to the case.

Published: Mar 16, 2018
Length: 18 minutes (4,662 words)

Reasons to Believe

One reason to believe that UFOs exist is terrifying enough, but these thirteen reasons make too strong a case to ignore.

Published: Mar 20, 2018
Length: 36 minutes (9,210 words)

How to Raise a Boy

Will Leitch’s father taught him how to shoot a gun because he “thought it was something that a man was supposed to do.” Now with a son of his own, Will is conflicted: Should he teach his son to be the best, to be a “golden child,” or should he teach his son that the world wasn’t made just for him?

Published: Mar 5, 2018
Length: 11 minutes (2,900 words)

Worst Roommate Ever

Jamison Bachman fooled roommate after roommate into believing that he was a respectful tenant who had a few pets and just needed a quiet place to stay. In reality, he was a serial squatter who drove his roommates into court and out of their homes.

Published: Feb 21, 2018
Length: 26 minutes (6,745 words)

Katja Blichfeld Gets What She Wants

A profile of Katja Blichfeld, the co-creator of HBO’s High Maintenance, in the wake of her coming out as a lesbian, and the amicable end of her marriage to Ben Sinclair — her collaborator on the show, and its star.

Published: Jan 10, 2018
Length: 11 minutes (2,796 words)