Marshall Kirkpatrick's Top Stories

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Here's the best five of the bunch

  1. How Hollywood Keeps Out Women
    Illustration by Darrick Rainey In 2005, Diana Ossana was in the green room at the Venice Film Festival, elated. Brokeback Mountain, the film she'd shepherded into being after reading Annie Proulx's short story in The New Yorker eight years earlier,...
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  2. Nepal’s Elite Gurkha Fighters Struggle to Save Homeland
    BARPAK, Nepal—When the earthquake that ravaged Nepal hit this mountain village, Dhaniram Ghale lost his home and dozens of his neighbors, who were crushed to death. He also lost a collection of tiny possessions that recorded some of his life’s...
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  3. What happens after you’re arrested at a protest in New York.
    What happens after you’re arrested at a protest in New York.I just got back from 12 hours in NYPD holding. If I can get arrested (with all of my white privilege and generally perceived non-threatening stature), so can anybody. In total over 1,000...
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  4. A Researcher Spent 4 Years Embedded With the Internet's Worst Trolls
    If you’re consuming a mainstream media story about “trolls,” they’re probably going to be cast in a bad light. But why do trolls troll, and what do they get out of it? And why does the media often willfully pretend to not understand them? To find...
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  5. FULL STACK SUCKERS
    FULL STACK SUCKERSWHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE. CHRIS MESSINA, NOW TWO YEARS OUT OF THE MATURATION CHAMBER, HAS GIFTED US WITH THE REBRANDING OF BOTH CULTURE FIT AND WORKAHOLISM INTO A SINGLE NEAT PACKAGE — THE FULL STACK EMPLOYEE I WAS AT MY WITS END...
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