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On Kindness

My mother is sick.<p><b>By Cord Jefferson</b><i><br>Illustrations by Celine Loup</i><p><b>For a few</b> weeks one summer, when I was about eight or nine, my family and I …

Dear Leader Dreams of Sushi

North Korea is a mythically strange land, an Absurdistan, where almost nothing is known about the people or, more important, their missile-launching leaders. There is, however, one mana humble sushi chef from Japanwho infiltrated the inner sanctum, becoming the Dear Leader's cook, confidant, and …

The Honey Hunters

<i>Michael Snyder | Lucky Peach | Summer 2014 | 20 minutes (4,960 words)</i><p>Lucky PeachOur latest Longreads Exclusive comes from Michael Snyder and Lucky …

The Leftovers

Sure, Paula Deen’s mainstream career is over. But now she has her very own digital network—uncensored, y’all—and she’s making millions in a booming …

The Empire Reboots

Over the last decade, as the biggest force in tech history hurtled toward irrelevance (albeit lucratively), a few blamed Microsoft’ s woes on founder Bill Gates, while most pointed to his successor as C.E.O., Steve Ballmer. Bethany McLean charts the breakdown of their relationship, the growing …

Sex Is Sex. But Money Is Money. – Matter – Medium

Escorts make $100 a hand job — but entrepreneurs like me? We make $5,000 a night. Welcome to the new economy of the oldest profession.<p><b>By Svetlana</i> …

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Tim Cook Speaks Up

Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to …