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The Story of Heady Topper - Longreads

How a difficult to obtain American double IPA brewed in a small town in Vermont developed a world-wide cult following, with beer fans traveling hundreds of miles just to get a taste.

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Michael Joyce's Second Act - Longreads

In 1996, David Foster Wallace profiled tennis player Michael Joyce in one of the most celebrated pieces of sports writing ever published. Who has he become since? (Cited at Digg.com, Pocket, The Browser, Media REDEFined, Deadspin, The Morning News, and The New York Times)