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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #525 on: July 30, 2018, 10:42:57 AM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #526 on: July 30, 2018, 11:18:25 AM »
I don't know that I normally would've given an article like this a second thought if it hadn't come recommended, but it turned out to be pretty fascinating

https://www.texasmonthly.com/news/jeff-henry-verruckt-schlitterbahns-tragic-slide/?src=longreads

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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #533 on: August 06, 2018, 12:05:02 PM »
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/09/were-the-only-plane-in-the-sky-214230

good find

there's even more to the story that I heard from Sec. Card on a trip to DC in 2003.  It was a fascinating and ridiculous story all in one.
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #534 on: August 13, 2018, 05:40:49 AM »
https://longreads.com/2018/08/06/weird-in-the-daylight/

The story of Sadlack's and the live music scene around it

The story focuses on the late-90s alt-country scene, but he late-80s/early-90s hard rock scene was just as vibrant
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #537 on: August 31, 2018, 04:58:28 PM »
The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

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