New from Pamela Colloff in The New York Times Magazine!

Is Joe Bryan an innocent man, wrongfully imprisoned for the past 30 years on the basis of faulty forensic science?

 

 

 

Read more about The Man…

Read more about The Man Who Caught The Storm!

Tim Samaras was a legendary storm chaser whose work informed what we know about tornadoes. But that knowledge came at a price.

New from Joel Warner:

During the last days of the ancien régime, imprisoned in a fetid cell atop the Bastille, a depraved aristocrat composed the most blasphemous novel ever written. But in death, the Marquis de Sade has gone from enemy of the French state to national treasure— a transformation capped in 2014, when the scroll bearing his 120 Days of Sodom sold for $10 million. Now that manuscript is at the center of France’s biggest fraud case.

https://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/a19181308/marquis-de-sade-120-days-of-sodom/

Consumed

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How Roxane Gay helped me quit McNuggets, find my voice, and gave me the courage to say, “I’m fat.” By Megan Fernandez (@MeganFernandez7) for Indianapolis Monthly (@IndyMonthly).

Why Do Filipinos Love Duterte?

Why Do Philipinos Love Duterte?

“I went back to the Philippines to see the farm my family left behind, and to try to understand why they — and most of the country — have rallied around a president most Westerners see as a violent, dangerous despot.”

By Albert Samaha
Buzzfeed News Reporter

This whole package from MTV…

This whole package from MTV News on the anniversary of the L.A. riots is such amazing reading.

Today we published an essay…

Today we published an essay by Huda Hassan about her cousin’s murder, “The State of Black Mourning.”