4th of July
Living Like a Founding Father Left Me Drunk and Covered in Leeches
The US' Founding Fathers may have dreamed up the greatest democracy since Ancient Greece, but they also drank constantly and smelled like rubbish.
50 Faces of Young America
Arresting photographs by Richard Renaldi.
GIF Artist Peekasso Puts a Psychedelic Spin on the American Flag
What's more patriotic than a cross between Donald Duck and Bart Simpson with Old Glory strobing in the background?
Let Three Fireworks Technicians Teach You About Blowing Stuff the Hell Up
While getting wasted and handling explosive devices that scare the shit out of your neighbours is undoubtedly a good idea, it's probably best to leave the larger displays to the professionals.
Raise a Flag—GIF—on July 4th
O say does that star-spangled banner yet LOOP.
It's Tiny Hamsters at a Mini Fourth of July BBQ!
Need we say more?
This Week in Racism
This Week in Racism - The Fourth of July Is America's Day Off from Racism
In honor of our nation's birthday, I'm focusing instead on racism in other countries—the racist Australian caught on tape using slurs against a Chinese woman, a KKK flag in Belfast, and of course, Rob Ford. USA! USA! USA!
Objectively Correct Lists
1776 Songs About America
To commemorate July 4, 1776, here are 1776 songs about America, with a Spotify playlist for you to stream them all.
Meet the Nieratkos
Inside the Writer's Studio
Former pro skater, Scott Bourne, moved to Paris to write the next great American novel.
Why I Love America
Four of America's most famous detractors come clean on Independence Day.
Abu Hamza, Vladimir Putin, Morrissey, Richard Daw
Why I Hate America
Four of America's most famous patriots come clean on Independence Day.
Will Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Salman Rushdie, Lin
Meet the Nieratkos: Why Gays Shouldn't Marry