“Though the team didn’t find the metal library, Armstrong put the adventure ‘up there with the moon landing.'”
The Top 5 Longreads of the Week
This week, we’re sharing stories from Christine Kenneally, Desiree Stennett and Lisa Rowan, Andrea Long Chu, Victoria Blanco, and David Kushner.
Viagra: The Happiest of All Happy Accidents?
How a happy accident has gone on to make men happy the world over.
When Gamers Assumed the Role of the Antihero
At Gamespot, an excerpt from David Kushner’s book Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto, which details the origin of the Grand Theft Auto franchise. Initially, designers devised a game where the player would assume the role of a police officer who had to obey traffic lights and avoid hitting pedestrians. Players found the […]
Longreads Member Exclusive: Cormac McCarthy's Apocalypse
This week we’re excited to feature a Longreads Exclusive from David Kushner, a contributing editor to Rolling Stone whose work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, GQ and Wired. “Cormac McCarthy’s Apocalypse” is Kushner’s 2007 Rolling Stone profile of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Road,” “No Country for Old Men” and “All […]