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Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« on: October 19, 2015, 08:15:55 AM »
I'm opening this thread to share general links for excellent long-form journalism.  There's plenty of it out there, and I'll add a few as I go from my personal archives...

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"their citizens (all of them counted as such) glorified their mythology of 'rights'...and lost track of their duties. No nation, so constituted, can endure." Robert Heinlein, Starship Troopers

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"their citizens (all of them counted as such) glorified their mythology of 'rights'...and lost track of their duties. No nation, so constituted, can endure." Robert Heinlein, Starship Troopers


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The key to surviving this site is to not say something which ends up as someone's tag line - Steelgrave

"their citizens (all of them counted as such) glorified their mythology of 'rights'...and lost track of their duties. No nation, so constituted, can endure." Robert Heinlein, Starship Troopers

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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2015, 09:28:45 PM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2015, 10:32:23 AM »
Whew, not the end of the Waffle House franchise.

One of my best friends was getting her Masters and Doctorate at Bloomington, IN (before she got a more fun and lucrative job opportunity). I wonder if she ever ate there, or knew people who did...
Dawn of Armageddon -- a narrative AAR for Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Ultimate Apocalypse: The Hunt Begins: Insert Joke Here!

Strategic Werewolf Axe-chopping Simulator video AAR!

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

PanzOrc Corpz Generals -- Season One complete; Fantasy Wars AAR, lots of screenies.

The full pdf of Cry of Justice has been posted to the Grogheads Book category here.

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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2015, 07:09:04 AM »
very good long-form article / case study about the legal challenges of sexting and how society is trying to wrangle with it

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/11/why-kids-sext/380798/
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2015, 03:51:27 PM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2015, 07:44:09 AM »
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The key to surviving this site is to not say something which ends up as someone's tag line - Steelgrave

"their citizens (all of them counted as such) glorified their mythology of 'rights'...and lost track of their duties. No nation, so constituted, can endure." Robert Heinlein, Starship Troopers

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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2015, 07:33:55 PM »
Saw that.  Never wondered how Norway felt about their role in WWII.  Now, a small window of insight.
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2015, 08:10:41 AM »
interesting article about how difficult it is to catch a 'swatter'

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/magazine/the-serial-swatter.html
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2015, 06:09:03 PM »
What a dick.  I get he's a psychopath, I just hate it for the people he swatted.
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