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Freddy Gets Fingered: How I Busted The Washington Post's Op-Ed Page Editor

Over the past few years, the Washington Post‘s editorial page has pushed an increasingly hostile line toward Russia, painting complex developments there in Manichaean terms and accusing the Kremlin–and usually Vladimir Putin–of responsibility for just about anything that goes wrong, real…

Dec 11, 2008 | Comments (14)

Greece Gripped with Riots? What Riots?

Greece was supposedly “gripped” with big scary riots this week. I love that TV talk, “gripped.” Was it a firm, manly grip? I don’t think so, actually. People throw words like “riot” around pretty easily, and these were about the…

Dec 11, 2008 | Comments (54)

Dear eXiled: Why do birds sing?

Send in your own questions, concerns and worries to Team eXiled is here to help. ***** Dear eXiled: Why do birds sing? Hamish *****

Dec 11, 2008 | Comments (8)

War Nerd Blog: Darko Takes Bad Bounce in Miramar

The F/A-18 that crashed on to a Korean family’s house in Miramar yesterday had me remembering that movie Donnie Darko. That’s the one where the guy has to decide whether to let a jet engine fall on his bedroom or…

Dec 10, 2008 | Comments (30)


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Recession Penis Party Thwarted by Blue Balls

The Recession Penis’ Blue Ball Syndrome Today’s question comes from a reader named Tam. Send in your own questions, concerns and worries to Team eXiled is here to help. ***** Dear eXiled, What’s the current state of the recession…

Dec 10, 2008 | Comments (1)

NBC's Stephen Lasher: Recession Vulture or Future Recession Scapegoat?

Last Friday, television network NBC announced that it was firing 500 people, or 3% of the workforce. Then today, on MSN (as in “MSNBC,” affiliated with NBC), an article appeared in which a cocky NBC employee, Stephen Lasher, brags like…

Dec 10, 2008 | Comments (8)

Dr. Dolan's Dating Tips: "How do I stop being a male virgin?"

Today’s cry for help comes from a reader named Edwin. Send in your own questions, concerns and worries to Team eXiled is here to help. ***** Dear eXiled, How do I stop being a virgin? Yours truly, 22 years…

Dec 9, 2008 | Comments (34)

Tyolka Tuesday: Russian Calendar Girl Collection Vol. 3

Russian companies know that sex sells. They also have a ridiculous amount of hot chicks working in them. Putting tyolka and tyolka together, they had a light bulb marketing moment: “Let us not imprison our talent in offices and simply…

Dec 9, 2008 | Comments (15)

How Many Guys Attacked Mumbai?

Every day this week I’ve gone to the computer and googled the same question: “How many attackers Mumbai?” And I still haven’t gotten anything like a straight answer. Of course the official Indian story is “ten.” Right. Ten guys, kids…

Dec 9, 2008 | Comments (30)

America: Home of the Free & Land of the Armed

It’s 3:45 p.m. in Los Angeles. Outside, the sun is shining, people are walking their dogs. I can hear the laughter of children returning from school … Out here, in the land of sunshine, a few footsteps away from Venice,…

Dec 8, 2008 | Comments (37)

Bad Day at Black Water

For the next week I’m going to try blogging every day. Things have just been happening too fast for the occasional article. Every day there’s something I want to talk about, and that’s how I’m going to do it. Today’s…

Dec 8, 2008 | Comments (28)

Oscar De La Hoya Gets Punished

Thanks, Manny! Statement of the Grand Inquisitor: De La Hoya’s been an affront to boxing for years, which is hard to do given the easygoing attitude toward human sin that characterizes the sport, but still he’s managed it by being…

Dec 8, 2008 | Comments (4)

Introducing: "Dear eXiled"

Worried? We can help. Our technical Web team has recently brought to our attention that our Web site is increasingly being hit with search queries written in the form of a question. Some are anthropological: “What does the people look…

Dec 8, 2008 | Comments (1)

From Russia With Heroin: Moscow Pharmacy's X-Mas Display

Ho ho he-ro-in!

Dec 5, 2008 | Comments (4)

War Nerd Called It: Indians And Pakis Too Faggy For War

Will India and Pakistan ever finish the cat-fight and get on with a real war? “We live in hope,” like my grandma used to say — but don’t hold your breath. Listening to the Indian and Paki generals shaking their…

Dec 5, 2008 | Comments (75)

Notes by a Professional Video Games Reviewer: Playing Disney's Bolt

Editor’s note: This professional video game reviewer works in a cubicle labyrinth at one of the biggest video game magazines in the world. He is forced to review video games nine hours a day, five days a week. This is…

Dec 4, 2008 | Comments (18)

Why You Should Burn Your Copy of the Great Gatsby

Any list of books that need burning should start with Gatsby, or as it should be known, the Tragic Story of Tracey Flick, by Tracey Flick. The great film Election is actually the prequel to Gatsby, and like many a…

Dec 4, 2008 | Comments (24)

Great Depression Gloat #1: Goodbye Golf!

Who says that the New Great Depression is depressing? If you’ve always been monetarily-challenged like we have, there’s a lot to cheer. Because just as they lied to us about how Reaganomics’ trickle-down effect would make us all rich-ish in…

Dec 3, 2008 | Comments (10)

Hudson Murderer Confesses: "I Had A Bad Hair Day"

Seriously, if you looked like this dude–as if Doctor J’s afro wig was taped backwards on top of your receding hairline for heightened comic effect

Dec 2, 2008 | Comments (5)

Tyolka Tuesday: Russian Calendar Girl Collection Vol. 2

This is part two of our ongoing Russian Calendar Girl series, in which we showcase hot Russian office workers featured in their companies’ souvenir calendars.

Dec 2, 2008 | Comments (15)