|This year, Missouri Democrat and airplane crash
victim Mel Carnahan made history when he became the first dead man
to be elected to the U.S. Senate. But would anyone have noticed if
his corpse had arrived in Washington to take his legislative seat?
We at the eXile decided to find out, comparing Carnahan to a technically
more alive but debatably no more interesting U.S. Senator, Republican
Conrad Burns of Montana...
Sport Notes: Lenin’s Picks
|Vladimir “Red” Lenin, founder of modern communism,
picks the NFL games to be shown this weekend at Metellitsa-Sportland,
Moscow’s diehard communist Sports bar alternative
Marathon: From Dawn Till Dusk
|The new book by former president of Russia Boris
Yeltsin, reviewed by former head of the Presidential Security Service
| Posing as out-of-control Jewish “operatives” working
on behalf of the Gore campaign, we called randomly-selected residents
of Florida late Wednesday night and threatened them with “action”
for having lost the state to rival candidate George Bush.
A little over a month ago, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Boston
ended years of suspense by finally filing a civil suit against former
Harvard University hotshots Andrei Shleifer and Jonathan Hay. The
two eggheads, eXile readers may recall, once headed the now-defunct
Harvard Institute for International Development (Shleifer was the
head of the whole institute; Hay was the chief of the Moscow office),
the organization which in its day had been charged with distributing
much of American aid money to Russia. Both were fired from HIID
in 1997 after they were allegedly caught investing in Russia through
Shleifer’s wife, Nancy Zimmerman, and Hay’s then-girlfriend, Beth
“Hands behind your back. Face to the wall,” the sergeant with the
provincial mug ordered, in an irritated voice, as he fumbled with
the ring of keys. Finally locating the needed key, he opened a massive
door and shoved me inside. The IVS-the internal detention isolator-is
one of the early stops on the long trip to the final destination,
the zone. I was not alone in the small room, which was permanently
lit by a small dim light bulb. Sitting with crossed legs on the
creaking plank-beds was a personage who resembled a woodpecker.
Strength gone, I collapsed on the wooden rods, on which boxes for
games of craps were carved.
|About twenty years ago, radical beardedness represented
an alternative to the smooth shaven bourgeoisie. In every sense, the
symbolism of the beards of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro was accepted
by reasonably educated people everywhere. It was easy to assume a
beard as an extension of your political persona. Alas, that is not
the way it is.
Sex Tips by Mark Ames
Hey kids! It’s me, your hip school counselor Mark Ames! Wow, it
looks to me like we’ve really made some important breakthroughs
since our first jam session a couple months back, dontcha think?
Some of you are new here, some of you I’ve seen before. That’s okay,
too. If you just want to just hang out with us and chill, or if
you want to contribute to our little bull session, either way’s
cool with me.