I Watched a Guy Get Crucified for Easter
As a publicity stunt for some website called Battlecam, a guy dressed as Jesus was crucified in Beverly Hills. It was a pretty miserable experience.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
Photos of an Easter Bunny Meltdown
Happy Easter! Here are some GIFs of classic holiday treats having literal meltdowns.
We Asked an Economist What Would Happen if All Women Took 'Period Leave'
Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no—and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.
Charming Pornographic Photographs of French Prostitutes from the 1930s
I talked to collector Alexandre Dupouy about a cache of pictures donated by an anonymous photographer.
Monsieur X and Geoffrey Le Guilcer
The Life and Strange Death of the Khmer Rouge Survivor Who Won an Oscar, Then Got Murdered
Today marks the 20-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.'
I Tested out Three Cambodian Spiritual Practices
In the village where I live and work for a small NGO, folk religion is woven into the way locals experience daily life. People swap tips about the best local fortune-tellers and healers. They chalk skulls and crosses on their door frames to protect...
Nathan A. Thompson
What Do You Do When You Think You Have a Murderer in the Family?
I've come to believe that my grandmother literally poisoned those around her.
The Frustrated Punks of Burma
Look fucking cool.
I Went to an Islamic Exorcism in the Back of a Glaswegian Nail Salon
Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.
South Asian Men Are Wrestling in the Dubai Desert to Keep the Art of Pehlwani Alive
Every Friday a diverse crowd gathers to witness Pehlwani—a raucous form of wrestling from the Asian subcontinent that’s being kept alive in Dubai while it fades away in its homeland.
Yoga’s Culture of Sexual Abuse Can’t Be Ignored
As the yoga market is flooded with gurus offering inner peace for $20 an hour, we remain naive to how vulnerable many people may be.
Inside the Former Yugoslavian President's Lavish New Year Parties
Josip Broz Tito, the post-WWII leader of former Yugoslavia, didn't let communist purse-tightening keep him from getting down and dirty on New Year's.
Lazara Marinkovic; Photos: Museum of Yugoslav Histor