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The eXiled: We’re Back, And We’re Very Pissed Off

The eXiled Coat of Arms Is Back With A Vengeance One month ago, our newspaper The eXile got stomped into extinction by some ham-fisted Russian government officials, who decided that since there’s a new president in the Kremlin who’s talking…

Jul 14, 2008 | Comments (1)

This is Your War on Drugs

War & Drugs: flying while you’re dying Hey, I’m back! For a few weeks there, the War Nerd was unhorsed, pulled over to the side watching life’s rich convoy zoom by. Thanks to the damn ungrateful Russian government, the old…

Jul 14, 2008 | Comments Off

Prisoner Power: Limonov Celebrates Russia’s Ex-Cons

Limonov’s next move: organize Russia’s ex-cons Russian summer is short and unpredictable. The only thing that is predictable about Russian summer is that it is short. Usually, the month of May is cold, July is hot and August looks like…

Jul 14, 2008 | Comments (1)

Russian Woodstock, 2008

Welcome to Nashestvie, Russia’s largest open-air Russian rock festival. It is held annually around Moscow, this year in Tver. Can’t you just feel the love?

Jul 14, 2008 | Leave Comment


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Relaunch in T-Minus 3 Days and Counting...

Launch in t-minus 10 hours and counting… Thanks to the donations from our readers, who’ve done God’s work by pitching in to keep The eXile nightmare alive, we are finally crawling out of our mass grave. As many of you…

Jul 7, 2008 | Leave Comment

About Us

The eXiled is a webzine that publishes political commentary, pop culture criticism and investigative reporting from around the world—all of it written in The eXiled’s infamous satirical and outrageous style. The eXiled has been online since June 2008 as the…

Jul 1, 2008 | Leave Comment

The eXile: Banned in Russia!

They’re looking for us! As you know, we’ve been fucked over for good in Russia. “Why they done gone ‘n do that?” you ask in your innocent/retarded Deliverance way? Well, we’re too busy hiding from the FSB

Jun 22, 2008 | Leave Comment

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Jun 9, 2008 | Leave Comment

War Nerd Summer Reading Guide

FRESNO, CA – It’s summer, you’ve got a little more time off, so you can read up on war instead of trying to live in whatever boring suburb you live in. Lawns, neighbors, dogs, kids—it all sucks and the best…

May 20, 2008 | Leave Comment

From Lebanon To Iraq: We’re In Deep Shia Now

Iraq Police Academy 6: Doin’ The Mosul Shuffle! FRESNO, CA — OK, we’ve just gone through a really exciting time in world military moves, so let’s test your strategic IQ. What’s the relation between these three recent developments: 1. On…

May 15, 2008 | Leave Comment

War Nerd: Russia’s Other Great Victory

A map of Zhukov’s attack on Japan’s Imperial Army bears a strange resemblance to the inner jaws of those giant sandworms in Dune How the Japs got served with the 3,000-mile long Stalin Roll combo Everybody knows about the Fall…

May 4, 2008 | Leave Comment

Issue #288 Cover

This is the cover of The eXile Issue #288, published in May 2008.

May 1, 2008 | Leave Comment

War Nerd: Tibet: Five to One Against

Photographic evidence of Tibet’s military, circa 1950 FRESNO, CA — Writing a column on the military history of Tibet seemed like a good idea in the good old days, a week ago, before I started actually trying to research it….

Apr 17, 2008 | Comments (5)

Issue #287 Cover

This is the cover of Issue #287 of The eXile, published in April of 2008.

Apr 17, 2008 | Leave Comment

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…

Apr 11, 2008 | Comments (3)

Yair Klein: Russia’s “Other” Viktor Bout

Klein on Columbian TV a few months before his arrest in Moscow Two weeks ago, while all eyes were focused on the case of international arms dealer Viktor Bout, I spent about five hours at the Moscow City Court watching…

Mar 28, 2008 | Comments (3)

Driving Russia’s Dangerous Roads: Risking life and limb on Russia’s decrepit highway system

This article was first published by The eXile in March 2008 Two weeks ago I sat in a GAI patrol car drinking whiskey with an on-duty traffic cop. The pudgy officer had flagged down my friend’s Nissan for a routine “document…

Mar 10, 2008 | Leave Comment

Boning For Medvedev

This was first published in The eXile in March 2008 On Friday, a group of Russian performance artists stripped off their clothes and started fucking in the middle of Moscow’s Biology Museum in an act they called “Fuck For Medvedev!”…

Mar 3, 2008 | Comments (8)

Feature Story: Russia’s Sex Slave Graveyard

The guy on the left in the Santa suit is responsible for up to fifty murdered sex slaves, including his own daughter. A version of this article first appeared in the February 2008 issue of Penthouse magazine. NIZHNY TAGIL — Last…

Feb 6, 2008 | Comments (5)

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…

Jan 14, 2008 | Comments (1)

Two Cities, Two Protests, One Arrest

ST. PETERSBURG — The morning air was icy and the mood tense as people gathered for Other Russia’s pre-protest press conference outside the Yabloko office and it was obvious that something was going to go down, and soon…

Dec 11, 2007 | Leave Comment

Taxi Driver: Gypsy Cab Confessions in Moscow

This article was first published on November 21, 2007 in The eXile. It was just after 1 a.m. on Monday morning when I pulled my rental car up to my apartment building. I’d just spent the last 48 hours working as…

Nov 21, 2007 | Comments Off

A Letter To Putin From Moscow’s Foreign Press Corps

To: President Vladimir Putin From: The Moscow Foreign Press Corps We, the Moscow Foreign Press Corps, wish to directly address you, the esteemed Russian President, concerning an affront you committed against our profession, and against our careers. Last week, you…

Oct 22, 2007 | Leave Comment