1. A piece that was in the New York Times about men on lsd standing in a church closet while one watched the other burn alive
    Can't find it or remember what it's called but I read this when I was 7 and it is still the most impactful piece of writing I've ever read
  2. The Old House at Home by Joseph Mitchell
    Piece for the New Yorker about McSworley's saloon
  3. Rolling Stone profile of Lana Del Rey
    The ending where she slams the front door in the writer's face
  4. Digging JFK's Grave was his Honor
    Piece from Newsday (I think??) about the man who dug JFK's grave after the assassination
  5. Runaway General by Michael Hastings
    Profile of Stanley McChrystal for Rolling Stone