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Exile Classic: The American Left's Sleazy War On Michael Moore

This article was first published in The eXile on July 8, 2004 Much has been said over the past week about the final collapse of the Russian Left-opposition. Even a neo-con like Michael McFaul publicly lamented (through crocodile tears) the…

Posted on: October 5th, 2009 | Comments (18)

And The Wall Carpets Come Tumbling Down

This article was first published in The eXile, April 2008 Last summer, The eXile took a safari journey in search of the legendary Gopniki, Russia’s underworld answer to the OGs of South Central, Long Beach, and the Bronx. Those notorious…

Posted on: April 11th, 2008 | Comments (3)

The Ghosts Of 9/11: An eXile Classic

This article was first published in the September 6, 2002 issue of The eXile. AN OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD EXILE EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE UNSUNG GHOST-HEROES OF 9/11! MIKE BERRINGER Mike was always the hard charger, the sparkplug of his 77th-floor accounting office….

Posted on: September 11th, 2009 | Comments (17)

How I Harassed The Working Class: Dr. Dolan's Skirmish With Poet Jim Daniels

This is an eXile classic, first published in The eXile on March 6, 2002. I‘m a harasser. Put the cuffs on me; I harassed the working class. And it wasn’t even fun. It’s not like I groped some factory girl…

Posted on: March 6th, 2002 | Comments (22)

Feature Story: Extreme Murse-Over

All these years, I’ve been wondering to myself, “What’s wrong with Russians? What’s with their strange Byzantine ways? And what the fuck is the deal with that murse thing?” “Murse?” you ask. The stubby little word may sound unfamiliar, but…

Posted on: August 11th, 2006 | Comments (2)

Winter Fashion Guide: Shapka Shopping

(a.k.a. Yakov Borisovich Levandovsky) I came back from vacation this week and found myself urgently in need of a warm winter shapka. I lost my last one after I gave it to some guy in exchange for a bottle of…

Posted on: January 14th, 2008 | Comments (1)

Run Over by A VW Van

That was how he died, Professor Robert Beloof, my first mentor: crushed by a hippie van. In Portland, yet. It was a ridiculous way to die, and Beloof was, let’s face it, a ridiculous man. But it was also a…

Posted on: March 4th, 2009 | Comments (27)