Long Reads Of The Week

5 great reads you may have missed from around the web

1 | Vulture's Frank Rich had a conversation with Chris Rock. Caustic, wise and funny, it's everything you'd hope for from an interview with one of America's finest comedians.

2 | Seth Fiegerman explored the checkered history of Reddit, self-styled 'front page of the internet', in this fascinating piece for Mashable.

3 | You've probably never thought about going inside the secret world of competitive bass fishing cheaters. But believe us, you should, with Grantland's David Hill in his piece 'The Weight of Guilt'.

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4 | 'The Ride of Their Lives' is the story of rodeo bulls and the boys beeing prepared to take place in the world’s most dangerous organised sport. The New Yorker's Burkhard Bilger has the story.

5 | Are you planning on spoiling your kid's this Christmas? Meet the American parents who are taking the toys away in a new minimalist approach to parenting, in Gina Ciliberto's piece for Narratively