Pol Pot

5.18.17

Inside the Dangerous World of Homemade Rocket Gambling

Cambodian rocket gambling is one of the world's most bizarre gambling schemes. But for the poor locals who live below the launch zone, it's also life-threatening.

2.26.16

The Life and Strange Death of the Khmer Rouge Survivor Who Won an Oscar, Then Got Murdered

Today marks the ten-year anniversary of the murder of Haing S. Ngor, which some believe was ordered by the Khmer Rouge in response to his role in 'The Killing Fields.'

3.20.14

Hitler Madness: The Tournament to Officially Determine the Most Hitlerish Person of All Time

People are accused of being like Adolf Hitler all the time, and occasionally their behavior is at least Hitler-ish, like when they're invading countries or advocating genocide. But who in world history is the most like Hitler? Well, that...

2.2.10

A Holiday Ends In Cambodia

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) is undertaking a unique experiment in putting the country's most murderous masochists on the stand. More than 30 years after the start of its reign, the Khmer Rouge is getting its day in court.

2.1.10

Employees Of The Month

Jason has spent the last few months floating around the state of his alma mater, sleeping on people’s couches, and documenting whatever subjects catch his interest in between bread-and-butter freelancing for the New York Times, SLAP Magazine, and the...

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