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MEG WHITMAN: STINGIEST BILLIONAIRE IN AMERICA?  (Or: Top 8 Reasons Why Borat Would Vote For Meg Whitman)

“I will steal your hard-earned money!” This article was first published on AlterNet. Meg Whitman has always wanted to be Number One in her field. So although it must rankle Whitman that her $1.3 billion in wealth only ranks her…

Posted on: November 1st, 2010 | Comments (24)

Alex Chilton Is Dead. The Rate Of Mammal Extinctions Accelerates.

Alex Chilton died of a heart attack a few hours ago. It’s a wonder his heart held out this long. Alex Chilton’s story always scared me more than the others–I’d figured he was already dead, for some reason–because in the…

Posted on: March 17th, 2010 | Comments (29)

eXile Editor Yasha Levine Nominated For "Best Web Article" Award By The Western Publishers Association

See that trophy above, the one that looks like an upside-down bottle of VOSS designer water? That’s what the Western Publishers Association, a trade group for magazine publishers operating out in the wild west, wants to hand eXile Editor Yasha Levine…

Posted on: March 17th, 2010 | Comments (8)

Mark Ames' Article On Larry Summers Sparks Riots In India...185 Arrested...Exiled Site Under Attack...

Riot at Indian TV station over Exiled Online article This has to be the single weirdest episode in my journalism career–and that’s saying a lot, considering all the strange and scary shit I’ve been through over the past decade-plus. I…

Posted on: January 8th, 2010 | Comments (241)

Posted on: January 2nd, 2010 | Leave Comment

Special "Going Postal" Movie Screening In London!

If you’re one of the millions of eXiled Online readers living in the Greater London area, then Christmas is coming early for you. Next Friday, October 16, there will be a special screening of the brutal BBC-produced documentary, Going Postal,…

Posted on: October 9th, 2009 | Comments (17)

Going Postal Murder: Ex-Employee Kills Former Coworker, Shoots Equipment, Self, in Fresno

After a brief lull, workplace shootings are back with today’s murder rampage near Fresno, California. Apparently the killer, identified as James Bascadi Badasci was recently laid off after 10 years from the company he attacked this morning—Fresno Equipment Company, a…

Posted on: September 22nd, 2009 | Comments (24)

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)

Extra! Extra! Yasha Levine Makes Headlines In Victorville!

Exiled editor Yasha Levine has officially hit the Big Time. The front page of Victorville’s Daily Press newspaper featured a profile of our fearless Domestic War Correspondent, his life, his wisdom, and his work, as well as a Q&A sidebar to…

Posted on: September 9th, 2009 | Comments (20)

Afghanistan Syndrome: There Are More Americans Fighting In Afghanistan Today Than The Soviets Deployed At Their Peak

This article first appeared in Alternet. America now has more military personnel in Afghanistan than the Red Army had at the peak of the Soviet invasion and occupation of that country. According to a Congressional Research Service report, as of March…

Posted on: September 3rd, 2009 | Comments (70)

Mary Jo Kopechne On Sen. Ted Kennedy's Tragic Death: An eXiled Online eXclusive!

On this tragic day, Exiled Online caught up with one of Sen. Ted Kennedy’s closest confidants, the late Mary Jo Kopechne, whose intimate relationship with the late Senator was interrupted nearly 40 years ago. Exiled: Thank you for joining us…

Posted on: August 26th, 2009 | Comments (54)

Depression Porn: The New Taxpayer-funded Subprime Market No One Wants You To Know About

Everything the real estate industry tells you is a hustle. No industry is more geared toward pumping up the positive and burying anything remotely negative, leaving you — and truth — out in the cold. The crash has not made…

Posted on: June 16th, 2009 | Comments (17)

Geithner Lifts Ass For Chinese Masters

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is in China today, doing whatever it takes–no matter how shameless and sordid– to make sure that the Chinese don’t pull out of American bonds, which are tanking in value thanks to Geithner’s multi-trillion-dollar gift to…

Posted on: June 1st, 2009 | Comments (21)

"Going Postal" Documentary Airing On BBC-Two This Monday, May 25!

The documentary film “Going Postal,” based on the book by Mark Ames, is airing this Monday, May 25, at 10:00 pm on the BBC Two network, for all of you UK-based readers and anyone with access. (UK viewers can also…

Posted on: May 22nd, 2009 | Comments (18)

The eXiled Seeks Fearless Chicago Resident For Heroic Undercover Operation

No, this is not a joke. The eXiled is looking for someone in Chicago to do a heroic undercover operation, a citizen journalism assignment of the cloak-and-dagger type, if you will. If you live in the Chicago area and think…

Posted on: May 18th, 2009 | Comments (10)

My Autocrat's Worse Than Your Autocrat: Corruption Galore In The Washington Post

(This article first appeared in TheNation.com on May 11, 2009.) The May 7 edition of the Washington Post features one of the most poorly timed op-ed commentaries in recent memory. Carrying the harmless headline “A Friend to Georgia and Russia,” it…

Posted on: May 12th, 2009 | Comments (17)

Mark Ames' Going Postal Now Available In Italy!

Mark Ames’ book Going Postal, a searing expose on America’s rage massacres in schools and workplaces, has just been released in Italy by Isbn Edizioni, a cutting-edge independent publisher based in Milano. The Italian edition of Going Postal is titled…

Posted on: April 24th, 2009 | Comments (10)

Liberal Plagiarism Alert!

We’ve been getting a lot of letters from our readers complaining to us about a case of journalistic theft: one after another, the liberal media is ripping off our 6-week-old scoop exposing the Tea Party-FreedomWorks AstroTurfing connections, and they’re not…

Posted on: April 16th, 2009 | Comments (20)

How FreedomWorks Gave The Teabaggers A Dirty Sanchez

This afternoon, groups of angry conservatives will gather on street corners and in parks across the country to protest. They will carry signs and deliver speeches expressing outrage over the Democrats’ stimulus bill, over entitlements, over budget pork, over taxes….

Posted on: April 15th, 2009 | Comments (35)

Radio Segment: Mark Ames Talks About Jiverly Voong, The Rampage Killer Who Wasn’t There

In New York, on Friday, April 3, a man burst into a community center and started shooting, killing 15 people before blowing his own brains out. The gunman, 41-year-old Jiverly Voong, was instantly branded as a maniac by the media: an…

Posted on: April 10th, 2009 | Comments (32)