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eXiled Radio: Host John Dolan Talks Genocide & Monsters With Pol Pot Biographer Philip Short

“If you’re going to talk truthfully about the world, you might as well start with the bottom line: killing people in your way.” Listen to the first episode of our new eXiled Radio hosted by John Dolan. In this premiere,…

Apr 10, 2009 | Comments (21)

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…

Apr 10, 2009 | Comments (32)

The eXiled Video Game Group: Notes On Street Fighter IV, What’s With This Hadouken Crap?

It has taken a long time to write what will amount to about twenty words and a screenshot of Chun Li’s panties (so click all the pages! You never know which page might have one!). But there isn’t much to…

Apr 6, 2009 | Comments (17)

The War Nerd: This Is How the Carriers Will Die (Updated Version)

(Editor’s Note: Since this article was published yesterday for subscribers, Mr. Brecher has published a big follow-up which we post below after this article.) I’ve been saying for a long time that aircraft carriers are just history’s most expensive floating…

Apr 1, 2009 | Comments (261)

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Class War 101: Meet The Reptiles (Who Are Making Meat Out Of You)

(This article was first published last week on Playboy.com) America is now in a state of bloodlust, following the shocking realization that there are bad people at the top of our economic food chain. We knew there were some bad…

Mar 31, 2009 | Comments (50)

Mexican Drug War Video: School of Zetas

Here’s an entertaining/instructional cellphone video that shows one of the Zetas’ more preferred torture methods in action. It is called the tablazo. I wrote about it a few months back: It comes from the word “tabla,” or “board.” The kidnappers…

Mar 31, 2009 | Comments (11)

Monsters vs. Aliens, Coraline, and the Brave New World of 3-D

We’re monitoring the development of theatrical 3-D, which is supposed to revolutionize the cinematic experience as we know it. It’s currently being tested out in animated films like Monsters vs. Aliens and Coraline, and is soon to be unleashed in…

Mar 29, 2009 | Comments (12)

Video Game Review: Rapeplay Offers Roundeyes Virtual Entre Into Sick Japanese Fetish

Amazon, Ebay and Britain all just banned the Japanese rape simulator Rapelay. Politicians and other preening crusading blowhards publicly decried it, thereby popularizing it. After .07 seconds of investigation, I found the game and had it running in an hour….

Mar 26, 2009 | Comments (31)

Weekend Getaway: In Search Of America’s Foreclosure Nightmare

Last weekend, I took a drive up to Stockton to scope out a place I could call home for the next few months. My demands were very simple: I wanted to rent a house in a foreclosure nightmare, one of…

Mar 25, 2009 | Comments (27)

Shaming The Zetas: Mexican Army Takes Down The Badass Enforcer That Lobbed A Grenade At A U.S. Embassy

MONTERREY, MEXICO — I woke up the other day and started the morning off just like I do every normal day: by sitting on a bench in my front yard, reading the newspaper and toking. There’s a saying in Mexico…

Mar 24, 2009 | Comments (15)

Sylvia Plath’s Son?

Most Recent Photograph of That Guy That Plath Popped Out (bottom right; circa 1962) Sylvia Plath’s son died yesterday. That’s how it was reported, even by the BBC. The dead man’s name was Nicholas Hughes, not Plath, but in death…

Mar 24, 2009 | Comments (32)

Dead Philosophers Are Maddeningly Unhelpful

The Book of Dead Philosophers has on its cover a photo of a book with the title The Book of Dead Philosophers. The book in the photo is lying on its back, presumably in a supine, dead-book pose. This is…

Mar 23, 2009 | Comments (14)

The Reagan Revolution For Dummies: This Graph Shows Just When The Class War Started, And How Many Prisoners It’s Taken

I’ve heard from more than a few people who get all hot under the collar when I say that the whole class war against America started under Reagan. This graph pretty much says it all: it was Reagan who saw…

Mar 23, 2009 | Comments (39)

Update: This Fuckhead Is Hiding Because A Real-Life Execution Bus Is Heading Into Connecticut Tomorrow! Honk-Honk! All Aboard The Madoff Mobile!

(Updated below) Who is this combover shithead poking his head nervously around the corner? Why, it’s none other than Joseph Cassano, who should be high up on everyone’s list for a little game hunting this weekend. Joseph Cassano, the thief who…

Mar 20, 2009 | Comments (46)

God Awful Morning: James Frey Is Killing My Toe

I got out of bed this morning and told Katherine, “Hey, I think my foot is bet-” At which point my gouty big toe slammed into the table leg. When I finished howling and bouncing around on the other leg,…

Mar 19, 2009 | Comments (26)

How To Find The Nearest AIG Financial Products Office

Since news broke about the obscene million-dollar bonuses that taxpayers are paying to the very same AIG Financial Products traders who destroyed millions of lives, decent hard-working Americans have expressed their First Amendment rights and flooded AIG Financial’s offices with…

Mar 17, 2009 | Comments (28)

He Stole It All from A Cockroach: A Lesson In Why You Shouldn’t Become A Poet

Robert Creeley: Great Poet or One-Eyed Interspecies Plagiarist? Here are two pieces of twentieth-century verse. One has been called “…the most often quoted, even the most widely known, short poem” of the 1960s; the other is from a long-forgotten collection…

Mar 17, 2009 | Comments (3)

TAKE THAT, PREVIEWS

This is a vengeful slagging of previews I’ve seen at least ten-thousand times, maybe through bad luck, bad timing, bad karma, it’s hard to say. They’re all for movies opening March 20th. Except for The Soloist, which may never open,…

Mar 15, 2009 | Comments (17)

Alabama Murder Mystery Solved: The Shocking Story Of How A Chicken-Slaughtering Billionaire Plundered Rural America

Mega-Statue Of Chicken Plutocrat Lonnie “Bo” Pilgrim The killing spree in Alabama fits a well-worn pattern of workplace-driven massacres that we’ve seen since the “going postal” phenomenon exploded in the middle of the Reagan revolution. In spite of the fact…

Mar 13, 2009 | Comments (73)

Raising Bristol: Freepers Deal With The Bastard Palin

“It is not their love for us but their lack of faith that prevents today’s Christians from burning us.” —Nietzsche For sheer gloating pleasure, you can’t beat the lunkheads on Free Republic trying to deal with the news that Palin’s…

Mar 12, 2009 | Comments (29)

Banking Porn: The Blowjob Market

One of the things Wall Street does best is confuse people. They are brilliant at it, making simple things seem complex. So today we’re going to go over one of the things they’re trying to make obscure and make them…

Mar 12, 2009 | Comments (23)

Alabama Shootings: Just Another Battle In America’s Thirty Years’ Class War

Whenever I hear about a rampage massacre like the one that just took place in southern Alabama a few hours ago, so far leaving 11 dead and untold wounded (casualty numbers seem to tick up every hour), the first thing…

Mar 11, 2009 | Comments (58)

War Nerd: Apocalypse Never

Sorry about the long break. I had to deal with my real job, even picked up some extra hours. Once I would have bitched non-stop about that, but I’ve noticed that everybody’s gotten real flexible about their schedules, now that…

Mar 10, 2009 | Comments (89)

WHO’LL WATCH THE WATCHMEN? EVERYBODY

Watchmen is one of those movies that is so thoroughly slimed with promos and recycled opinions by the time it opens, you’re already sick of it. The film industry term for this is “a saturation release,” meaning a liquid shitstorm…

Mar 9, 2009 | Comments (27)

Class War Survival Tips: Gun Shopping Guide

Deep in your heart of hearts you know this day will come. It may come tomorrow or 10 years from now, but its coming is as inevitable as your funeral. The TV will go silent, the Internet will cease with…

Mar 8, 2009 | Comments (69)