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By Gary Brecher
War Nerd: What's a Chechen?

What’s a Chechen? It sounds like the start of a joke, but there’s no punchline. I’m supposed to write about the war in Chechnya this issue, but…the war itself is kind of interesting, but something’s missing. Maybe you don’t realize…

Jun 28, 2002 | Comments (7)

By Gary Brecher
War Nerd: Altar Boy Vs. Altar Boy In Uganda: Introducing The Lord's Resistance Army & Joseph Kony

  I told you so. Told you nothing would happen with India and Pakistan. Told you the whole idea of “Hindu militants” was laughable. But Christian militants — that’s a whole ‘nuther thing. Christians are stone killers. You put a…

Jun 26, 2002 | Comments (6)

By Gary Brecher
War Nerd: Fag vs. Fag: the India-Pakistan Phoney 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…

May 29, 2002 | Comments (7)

By Gary Brecher
War Nerd: Tom Clancy Is Not One of Us

My first fan letter from the eXile was an email from some guy in Michigan who wanted the latest news on Tom Clancy. Yeah sure, that’s why I’m here — to help you kiss that rich fat coward’s ass. For…

May 16, 2002 | Comments (14)

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By Gary Brecher
War Nerd: Israelis On Wheels!

Ever seen a Monster Truck show? They’re big in Fresno. The thrill is watching civilian cars get crushed by giant 4×4’s. But it’s nothing compared to the monster truck show the Israelis have put on in the last few weeks….

May 1, 2002 | Comments (3)

By Gary Brecher
Meet The War Nerd: Gary Brecher's First Article

Ames asked me to write a column on how all the wars are going, kind of a war reviewer. And I said yes on one condition, that you people don’t send me emails telling me liking war is a sign…

Apr 21, 2002 | Leave Comment

By John Dolan
How I Harassed The Working Class: Dr. Dolan's Skirmish With Poet Jim Daniels

This is an eXile classic, first published in The eXile on March 6, 2002. I‘m a harasser. Put the cuffs on me; I harassed the working class. And it wasn’t even fun. It’s not like I groped some factory girl…

Mar 6, 2002 | Comments (22)