The Sundaes Issue

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Go Tigers!

Two years ago, Norwegian photographer Thomas Haugersveen went to Sri Lanka to cover the civil war that's been ravaging the country for the past 20 years. After making initial diplomatic contacts in Norway he managed to enter the area known as Tamil...
Thomas Haugersveen; Assisted by Henrik Pryser Libell
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Jon Vermilyea
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<b>SUMMER FUN</b>
Johnny Ryan
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Sheppard's Video-game Pie

<b>NINJA GAIDEN II</b><br> I have concerns about <i>Ninja Gaiden II</i>, but my overall impression is positive. The concerns stem from comparing it to its predecessor. <i>Ninja Gaiden</i> was one of
Stephen Lea Sheppard; Photo: Dan Siney
8.1.08
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Aboriginal Headbanging

At the beginning of 2008, the Australian national news reported on a small, isolated Aboriginal community deep in the Northern Territory, aka the middle of nowhere, aka Satan's Asshole, aka East Bumblefuck
Jonathan West
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Dark Fruit

How far would you go for a banana? Probably not farther than the grocery store. But that's because you've never tasted a blue ice-cream banana, or an orange-fleshed Haa Haa, or even a Popoulou (its bubblegum-pink interior has a distinct apple flavor...
Adam Gollner; Illustrations: Mat Brown
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Records

<b>THE FIERY FURNACES<br> Remember</b><br> Whoa, is this really what this band sounds like? I’d just assumed it was your garden variety, Pitchfork-approved yoghurt music for young adult t-shirt wearers
VICE Staff
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

What happened to Capricorns? Out of that slew of metallic instrumental groups of the last five years they were easily the most interesting, probably by virtue of the fact they played songs that had more than one riff and tempo and didn't have to have...
Andy Capper
8.1.08
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Nothing To See Here

Trevor Paglen is an experimental geographer working at the University of California. He's reponsible for one of the coolest books on confidential military activities, <i>I Could Tell You But You Would Have To Be Destroyed By Me</i>, a collection of the...
Bruno Bayley
8.1.08
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Haarp Bizarre

Up in the wastelands of Gokona, Alaska, there is a forest of high frequency radio antennae. The US government claims it is conducting research into the uppermost reaches of the atmosphere, but Dr Nick Begich, a well-respected local education official...
Bruno Bayley
8.1.08
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Taking On The Italian Mafia

Roberto Saviano is the 29-year-old author of <i>Gomorrah</i>, the international best seller that, through a mixture of narrative and investigative journalism, exposes the workings of the most powerful, and least known, of the Italian Mafias: the...
Tim Small; Portrait: Lele Saveri
8.1.08
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Lepers, Messiahs*

*Now, we used the word "leper" here because we wanted to reference an old Metallica song. But you should know that people with leprosy consider that word really offensive. It carries a stigma that they've been trying to beat for years, and it's...
Conor Creighton: Photos: Steve Ryan
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