John Wayne Gacy
How Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Compares to Other Infamous Murderers
Experts weighed in on what burial patterns and alleged sexual relationships tell us about McArthur.
Having These Personality Traits Might Mean You're Evil
We talked to Dr. Michael H. Stone, author of 'The Anatomy of Evil,' about the qualities that unite the worst people in history.
An Ex-Con’s Journey Through the National Museum of Crime and Punishment
After 21 years in federal prison, I found myself back inside a cell—this time, for fun.
The Men Making Money Off the Art and Personal Effects of Rapists and Serial Killers
The "murderabilia" market allows collectors to buy ghoulish artifacts like string art made by Charles Manson and dirt pulled from the crawlspace where John Wayne Gacy buried his victims.
Working at the Carwash Blues
It's 1970, and I work a couple of days a week at a Newport Beach carwash for $1.50 an hour, which keeps me in Banquet TV dinners, Hostess cherry pies, and Kool Kings.
Amen Dunes’ New Record Is an Ode to Failure
Our buddy Damon McMahon's fantastic new record has got the indie rock critical establishment spinning their heads around and 360-degree vomiting in excitement. For once, we agree with them, so we took Damon out for eggs to chat about drugs, cowboys...
Clowns Are Going Extinct
Clowns are going extinct, thank God. Not unlike the Mexican wolf or Wyoming toad, clowns find themselves increasingly alone, partly because they're are almost deliberately terrifying.
The Skammerz Ishu
Scam of the Century
Psst! Hey, pal, c'mere here a sec!
Shane Bugbee Searched for the Bad Side of America and Didn’t Find It
Shane Bugbee has been pissing people off since the early 90s with his obscene zines and satanic pornos. Shane and his wife Amy's most recent book and movie is the result of a year spent living on the road. They set out to make a scathing indictment of...
The Fashion Issue 2013
Before we had low-rise, straight-leg, skinny, selvage, stretchy, resin-coated, lotion-infused, or mom jeans, there was simply jean—the fabric. The name likely originated from gênes, referring to Genoa, Italy, where sailors wore a twill blend of cotton...