A look inside the virtual realm
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A captain, a chieftain, a mutiny, a spicery, murder and suicide, colonizers and slaves, and an encounter from the "Age of Discovery"
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How we made The New Yorker's first-ever virtual-reality film
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A New Yorker story, resistance in the Cordillera, and more
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Recently, an essay of mine was the subject of discussion by a group of writers at Land Conflict Watch, a research and advocacy group in India. I have a…
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A pandemic diary
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One thing after another
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Welcome to The Fugitive World newsletter (formerly Widows and Orphans, a joke nobody got) by me, Berlin-based writer Ben Mauk. This newsletter used to …
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Like the chemical fouling of its aquifers, the enriching of its long-buried defense-related minerals, and the “surveillance”—but we should understand a…
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New work / the foreign dispatch I’m pleased to share with y’all the cover story for the latest issue of Virginia Quarterly Review. To report it, I spen…
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New Work / Turned Tables I spent most of 2018 working on two long reported stories that are finally coming into the world. The first dropped this week,…
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Marvel Journalism Bloated, expensive, dense with narrative cliché, worshipful of technology, ignorant of the history of the medium and dismissive of it…
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