The Talking Issue

The Talking Issue

An Interview with a Mexican Coke Dealer

Julián has been working Mexico City for two decades. He agreed to take us on a ride-along as he worked.
Emmanuel Cobos, Marco Tulio Valencia
5.7.13
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The Detective Who Busted Two Old Ladies...

This year, in Los Angeles, two senior citizens, Helen Golay, 77, and Olga Rutterschmidt, 75, were convicted of murder. They were both sentenced to consecutive life terms.
Jeff Johnson
10.2.08
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Mike Leigh

I’ve been watching Mike Leigh’s movies for almost 20 years and every time I see a new one I have a fantasy conversation with him afterward.
Steve Lafreniere; Photo: Leo Leigh
10.2.08
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The Ladies Of Duke

Emily Hunt and Raquel Welsh are the two responsible for the Sydney based, celebrity-trash-culture and op-shop fashion obsessed <i>Duke</i> magazine.
Wilfred Brandt
10.2.08
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A Puppet Master

Here’s what you do: You eat yourself some mushrooms and then you go on down to the Bob Baker Marionette Theater in downtown LA and have yourself a magical little experience.
Justin Champion; Photos: Lizzie Brandt
10.2.08
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The Epicly Later'd Page

Vice: What did you think of the episode I did about you?
Patrick O'Dell
10.2.08
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Joss Whedon

Fuck it. It's time to come out of the closet. We were/are total nerds for Joss Whedon and <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i>.
Liz Armstrong; Photo: Jeaneen Lund
10.2.08
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An Interview with a Schizophrenic

My friend Phiiliip (yeah, spelled like that) is schizophrenic.
Amy Kellner
10.2.08
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Nayland Blake

This guy right here is an artist and a professor and a bear and a pipe man and an S&M switch and—what in hell does all that mean?
Jesse Pearson
10.2.08
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Two Mexican Windshield Washers

Everyone hates fucking windshield washers. Except us. We think they are just the cutest little pariahs we ever did see. Or at least we did until we hung out with a couple of them.
Marco Tulio Valencia
10.2.08
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A Guy Who Puked On Hollywood Stars

"I was in LA and I just figured why not."
Amy Kellner, Photos: Jamie Taete
10.2.08
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A Young Man Who Was A Member Of A Paramilitary Gang...

The Brits may have left Northern Ireland and the IRA may be all but completely decommissioned, but Loyalist areas of Belfast are still firmly in the grip of paramilitary thugs.
Bruno Bayley, Ben Freeman; Photos: Ben Freeman
10.2.08
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