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By Mark Ames
The Fountainheadbanger: Mark Ames Talks About The Hilarious Banality Of Ayn Rand On Progressive Radio KGNU In Colorado

Mark Ames goes on Boulder, Colorado radio station KGNU to explain the banality of Russian-born author Ayn Rand, the guiding light of the libertarian/teabagger movement. Ames discusses his article “Atlas Shrieked” about how a sad ‘n’ lonely half-wit, Ayn/Alyssa, was nothing but…

May 30, 2011 | Comments (52)

By Mark Ames
Mark Ames Rants About The Extinction Of Vacation Time & Europeans In Speedos On MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Show

  Exiled editor Mark Ames went on MSNBC’s “Dylan Ratigan Show” yesterday to deliver a Memorial Day Rant over the death of the American vacation, and how offensive it is that while Americans get less and less time off from…

May 27, 2011 | Comments (27)

By Team eXiled
Dylan Ratigan Talks Shop With The War Nerd About Libya on Radio Free Dylan

Watch The Dylan Ratigan show weekdays at 4pm EST. Also, check out Dylan Ratigan’s podcasts…

May 26, 2011 | Comments (50)

By Team eXiled
Attention eXilistas & eXholes: The eXiled is looking for two lucky interns this summer...

The eXile is looking to hire two extremely lucky interns this summer. Looking for the sorts of go-getters ‘n’ whippersnappers with web and design skills; research and editing skills; or, heck, absolutely no skills whatsoever. That sound like you?

May 26, 2011 | Comments (18)

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By Mark Ames
WikiLeaks Releases "Raunchy" State Dept Cable About Mark Ames, "The eXile" and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev!

An American correspondent stationed in Moscow just forwarded me a WikiLeaked diplomatic cable about me, The eXile, and the Kremlin media-stomping in mid-2008 that killed my newspaper and sent me fleeing home. The June 16, 2008 US Embassy cable–marked “CONFIDENTIAL”–correctly put the crackdown on The eXile in the context of a wider (and scarier) crackdown on other Russian media outlets that coincided with the handover of power from Vladimir Putin to the newly-“elected” President Dmitry Medvedev.

May 25, 2011 | Comments (34)

By Mark Ames
Final Days Of The eXile: Mark Ames Blogs The Kremlin Crackdown

  Before heading back to Moscow in June 2008 to face the Kremlin “audit” of The eXile, which I knew meant the death of the newspaper at the very least, I worked out a deal with my editors at Radar…

May 25, 2011 | Comments (10)

By Ramon Glazov
David Foster Wallace: Portrait Of An Infinitely Limited Mind

You have to give David Foster Wallace some credit – he was better at making his fans bash themselves than any other writer of the Pynchon school. His magnum opus, Infinite Jest, is a 1000-page novel full of intestinally-shaped sentences and fine-print notes on calculus, organic chemistry and VCR programming. Normally, when a book like that comes out, people realise its purpose right away: terrorising B.A. students into meek submission.

May 23, 2011 | Comments (204)