Volume 15 Issue 10

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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Charlie Kaufman

Here’s an interview with the guy who wrote all those movies that you like.
Eddy Moretti
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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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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A Very, Very Important Q&a With American Idol Judge Kara Dioguardi...

We threw the best prank caller in the world on this fucking American Idol call. He only got one question in among the robots and shit stains, but it’s a funny one.
Andrew Earles
10.2.08
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Lynda Barry

If you were ever a weird kid or a sad kid, you have to read Lynda Barry’s comics and novels immediately because they will freak you out with how much you’ll relate.
Amy Kellner
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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An Old Japanese Doctor Who Survived Hiroshima

Dr. Shuntaro Hida saw the A-bomb close up and its horrific aftermath.
Tomokazu Kosuga, Translator: Lena Oishi
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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A Guy Who Was A Test-tube Baby

Around 30 years ago, some guy jerked off into a cup and the sperm was frozen until a team of doctors dethawed it and injected it into some lady's egg that was in a petri dish or something.
Sarah Steinberg; Photo: Guillame Simoneau
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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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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