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By Mark Ames
Moscow's Finest Stomp & Arrest Annoying Greenpeace Mascot

Like all healthy folks, I hate cops. The only thing worse than cops are Russian cops. And the only thing worse than Russian cops are the OMON–the Interior Ministry’s paramilitary goons famous for brutalizing anyone who dares to oppose the…

Jan 30, 2009 | Comments (27)

By Rick Rucker
Political Correctness’ First Bona Fide Genocide

You know how even Bush haters will admit that his one undisputed good deed was getting all that AIDS prevention funding to Africa? But, boy, do they have it all wrong. More than anything, Bush’s efforts show how little anyone…

Jan 29, 2009 | Comments (46)

By the Death Porn Bureau via Moscow Stringer
Death Porn Special: Faces Of Chuvash Death

If you’ve ever been in Russia, you’ve no doubt seen the token dead-drunk man, barely stumbling home from work in the middle of winter. You probably thought to yourself: What happens if that guy falls and passes out? Well, here’s…

Jan 28, 2009 | Comments (6)

By Pancho Montana
Global Dispatch: How Do People Buy Drugs in Mexico?

Pancho Montana is an eXiled Special Mexican War on Drugs Correspondent. As a native of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, located in northern Mexico, Mr. Montana lives in Gulf Cartel territory. That means the streets belong to the Zetas, a paramilitary organization…

Jan 26, 2009 | Comments (24)


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By Team eXiled
DEPRESSION GLOAT #5: Sundance Film Festival '09 Takes the Hit

This year, Sundance got shoved back toward its mid-‘80s roots as a small nowheresville festival in an ugly ski town showcasing bad independent films nobody wants to buy or see.

Jan 24, 2009 | Comments (10)

By Hank Pazzo
Notes on Cabela's "Trophy Bucks" From A Newly Unemployed Video Game Reviewer

You might wonder why I’m covering Cabela’s Trophy Bucks for the Nintendo Wii, an unheralded game that came out last June. Well, I’ll tell you. I was recently laid off, so I took a trip to the local Blockbuster to…

Jan 22, 2009 | Comments (9)

By The eXiled Inquisition Team
Literature on Mexico's Drug War You Can Read, Sort Of

Today’s Topic: In semi-praise of Down by the River. Statement of the Grand Inquisitor: As we have ruled earlier, there are few good books. Down by the River by Charles Bowden, a meandering and disorganized collection of facts, soundbites and…

Jan 21, 2009 | Comments (17)