The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, July 6-11
Mixed up twins in Bogotá, the cult of Vice and the end of human civilization. The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week.
Many thanks to our friends at Longreads who inspire us every week.
By Susan Dominus, New York Times Magazine
After a hospital error, two pairs of Colombian identical twins were raised as two pairs of fraternal twins. This is the story of how they found one another—and of what happened next.
By John H. Richardson, Esquire
Among many climate scientists, gloom has set in. Things are worse than we think, but they can't really talk about it,
By Chris Ip, CJR
Vice walks a thin line between entertainment and journalism; for most of its history, Vice has practiced the former, and now wants to be known for the latter.
By Jason Cherkis, Huffington Post
One famous band. One huge secret. Many lives destroyed.
By Josh Dzieza, The Verge
Why are the most important people in media reading The Awl?
By Hanna Rosin, The Atlantic
Who is Jeb’s wife, what effect will she have on his campaign—and what effect will his campaign have on their marriage?