• I Tried To Deport Bums To An Abandoned Amusement Park But It Didn’t Work

    As the government is tackling homelessness the socialist way (and just for the record, the results are looking good) I figured I’d do it old school and deport some bums. More importantly though, I’d answer something I’ve wondered since childhood. That...

  • Austerity's Drug of Choice

    Greece's infamous new drug, sisa, is basically meth and filler ingredients like battery acid, engine oil, shampoo, and cooking salt. The majority of its users are poor, often homeless, city dwellers reeling from the psychological and physical impacts...

  • How to Keep It Chillin' Successfully When You're Livin' in Your Car

    I been livin’ in my car for over a week now, and I gotta say, I’ve never felt more productive or alive. Bein’ on the go 24/7, 365, open on Sundays, just lends itself to as much innovation and opportunities for success as the mind can ponder.

  • Social Work in the Tenderloin Will Kill Something Inside of You

    My friend Lorian is a social worker in San Francisco’s Tenderloin, a neighborhood containing seven of the ten most violent crime plots in the city. Homelessness, public drug use, and prostitution are said to be as common there as the liquor stores and...

  • Taji’s Mahal - The Life of an Outdoor Artist

    For this week's Mahal, we met back up with outdoor artist Anthony Dominguez to see how he lives and practices his art. We started at the 42nd Street Library, where Anthony spends most of his days creating his work, unwelcomed, but tolerated.

  • Giles Clarke Ventures into the Neon Underground

    In February, award-winning photographer Giles Clarke did a trip through the Las Vegas storm tunnels with Matthew O'Brien, an author and journalist who has lived in Las Vegas since 1997. We have the photos to prove it.

  • The Big-City Communes of Barca

    Since social services are scant, hippies and punk rockers have stepped in to provide for Barca’s swelling population of working-class homeless people.

  • Dos & Don'ts

    News flash! Blondes DO have more fun.

  • Ticket To Ride

    State lotteries love people with a hopeless attitude and who could be more hopeless than the homeless?

  • Bum Rush the World Cup

    Exploiting people in the name of sport is the finest exploitation of all.