(Photo from "Before Trump, This Governor Set the Gold Standard for Outrageous Politicians" by Kathy Anderson / The Times-Picayune)

As Election Day neared last November, our writers scoured the globe (and many a newspaper archive) to find five figures with striking similarities to the then-GOP nominee. With Trump now settled in to the Oval Office, these stories are more relevant than ever.

Photo from "Healing Hasidic Masturbators and Adulterers - With Psychiatric Drugs" by Pearl Gabel

The 10 Most Popular Narratively Stories of 2016

December 30, 2016

This year our contributors confronted the grim realities of sex work, battled Sandy Hook "truthers" and mistakenly tested positive for meth...and our readers loved every word. Enjoy our biggest stories of the year.

Photo by Per Liljas from "Disappearing Ink"

Nine Narratively New Beginnings

September 30, 2016

From abandoning the army to getting a much-needed buzz from a barber, with Rosh Hashanah fast approaching we bring you our editors' picks highlighting our most fascinating fresh starts.