Volume 16 Issue 1

  • Sunny Side Up

    Randy Polumbo is a softly spoken American artist who makes the snoozesome world of modern sculpture seem a hoot a minute.

  • An Arctic Wave Of Teenage Suicide

    Relative to the size of its population, the suicide rate here is the highest on earth. And the most disturbing part of the stats? It is children and teenagers who are driving the numbers up.

  • Life In The Jungle

    Calais is the closest point in France to the United Kingdom. Besides that distinction, it’s basically sort of a shithole.

  • Who's Hungry?

    On the afternoon of June 12, 1981, a Japanese man named Issei Sagawa walked into the woods in Bois de Boulogne, France, carrying two suitcases.

  • My Obama Hajj

    As someone raised on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, I have to report that the actual invitation to the 2009 presidential inauguration looked a tad underwhelming.

  • The Dusty Ground And The Dying Koalas

    Australia’s the driest inhabited country in the world, and many parts have been in a state of perpetual drought since the mid-1990s.

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  • The Welsh Suicide Contagion

    Bridgend rose to international fame in 2008 when a 17-year-old girl, Natasha Randall, was found hanged shortly after the new year.

  • Flatliner

    It’s 1994 and I’m lying on a cold, hard X-Ray table in the cardiac catheterization room of the Methodist Hospital in Houston.

  • Tears Of A Porcelain Clown Egg

    Out of the blue, photographer Luke Stephenson emailed us 34 photos of eggs painted with the faces of famous clowns.

  • Stuck In Saskatoon

    The corner of Avenue C and 20th Street West in the heart of Riversdale, Saskatoon, is in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Canada.

  • The Dusty Ground And The Dying Koalas

    Australia’s the driest inhabited country in the world, and many parts have been in a state of perpetual drought since the mid-1990s.

  • My Obama Hajj

    As someone raised on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, I have to report that the actual invitation to the 2009 presidential inauguration looked a tad underwhelming.