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The 15 Most Memorable Profiles Of 2013

Our favorite features about the big names of the year — including pieces on Miley, Lindsay, Taylor, MJ, the veep, and many more.

1. Here Is What Happens If You Cast Lindsay Lohan in Your MovieNew York Times Magazine

2. Miley Cyrus: Confessions of Pop's Wildest ChildRolling Stone

3. Have You Heard the One About President Joe Biden?GQ

4. Michael Jordan Has Not Left the Building — ESPN

5. Platinum Underdog: Why Taylor Swift Is the Biggest Pop Star in the WorldNew York

6. David Lee Roth Will Not Go Quietly — BuzzFeed

7. Daniel Radcliffe's Next Trick Is to Make Harry Potter DisappearThe New York Times Magazine

8. My Year With MalalaThe Sunday Times

9. The Miner's DaughterThe New Yorker

10. Long Night at TodayNew York

11. The King of Oontz Oontz OontzGQ

12. If He Hollers, Let Him GoThe Believer

13. 'F--- Rap, Laying Back Eating Poutine'Grantland

14. The Endless Summer of Bob UeckerSports Illustrated

15. Nora Ephron’s Final ActThe New York Times Magazine

Read more of of our Best of 2013 longform picks:

The 17 Most Harrowing Feature Stories Of 2013

Our 24 Favorite BuzzFeed Feature Stories of 2013

Correction: an earlier version of this list did not correctly identify rapper Action Bronson as Albanian.