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By Pancho Montana
Mexican Drug War Intel Report: Over 22,000 Dead, Police Detain 27% of the Zetas' Foot Soldiers, Open Hunting Season On Cops...

Hey there drug war fans, I got some statistics to throw your way. While you gringos pay attention to the unemployment rate and foreclosure statistics, we here in Mexico track the national kill count—how many people died, who suffered the…

Apr 14, 2010 | Comments (26)

By Matt Harvey
A Brief History Of Media Cover-Ups & Self-Censorship: Who's Afraid of Russ Baker's "Family Of Secrets"

On February 17, 1967, the newspapers ran stories about a sensational new investigation into JFK’s assassination, headed by a New Orleans DA named Jim Garrison, who called into question the “lone gunman” theory laying all the blame on Lee Harvey…

Apr 11, 2010 | Comments (49)

By Eileen Jones
Glee as Election Rip-off

Of course it goes without saying that you don’t watch Glee, you couldn’t care less about Glee, you wouldn’t touch Glee with a stick. It’s a teen musical on TV, for Christ’s sake, there could hardly be anything lamer than…

Apr 11, 2010 | Comments (24)

By John Dolan
Stupid (Or How to Lose Money Running A Speed Lab) Part Four: Every Flake A $20 Bill

This is the fourth installment of John Dolan’s work-in-progress, “Stupid, Or How To Lose Money Running A Speedlab.” Read part three or jump to part one. That was the longest week of my life. Pure terror, and I’m a fear specialist….

Apr 3, 2010 | Comments (19)


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By Eileen Jones
New Shit Has Come to Light on The Big Lebowski

Lotta books on The Big Lebowski have come out recently, and I’ve slogged through them so you don’t have to: I’m a Lebowski, You’re a Lebowski by Bill Green, Ben Peskoe, Will Russell, and Scott Shuffitt The Dude Abides: The…

Mar 27, 2010 | Comments (61)

By John Dolan
Stupid Cubed: Let the Alchemy Begin (Or, How To Lose Money Running A Speed Lab)

This is the third installment of John Dolan’s work-in-progress, “Stupid, Or How To Lose Money Running A Speedlab.” Read part two here. It was time to cook up our batch of speed. We were going to do the cooking at…

Mar 25, 2010 | Comments (18)

By Team eXiled
Mark Ames Interviewed On NPR Radio About "Vanity Fair" Profile, And About Drugs, Whores, & The Sorry State Of American Journalism

Mark Ames joins Vanity Fair writer James Verini for an interview on the NPR radio show “Here & Now” with host Robin Young in Boston. They talk about the incredible 11-year history of the Moscow newspaper “The eXile” which was the…

Mar 25, 2010 | Comments (19)