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      Sam McPheeters

      Sam McPheeters

      Sam McPheeters was born in Lorain, Ohio in 1969. He is the former lead singer of Born Against, Men's Recovery Project, and Wrangler Brutes, and the founder of Vermiform Records. His columns, essays, profiles, and short stories have appeared in The American Prospect, Chicago Reader, OC Weekly, Punk Planet, The Stranger, Vice, and The Village Voice. He lives in Pomona, CA, with his wife.

      By Sam McPheeters Sep 15, 2011

      Messiah Hunt

      I had just removed my shoes in the hot sun outside the Dome of the Rock when an elderly man emerged from the shaded interior and shook his head with practiced firmness. "No. Muslims only." I'd been profiled—religiously, if not racially—but my first though…

      By Sam McPheeters Sep 15, 2011