Volume 17 Issue 4

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      32 Battalion

      Luckily for some 32 Battalion soldiers, governments and private groups across the globe are often in need of well-trained mercenaries and hire them out as private murderers for vast sums of money.

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      Man Fight

      Backstage, a grizzled older man is standing on a foldout table saying, "Listen up, here are the rules!"

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      Vive Le Tarnac Nine!

      Historically ignored by the rest of France, Limousin has recently come to prominence due to events in a tiny, inaccessible mountain village of about 100 people called Tarnac.

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      The Psychedelic Recluse

      Now over 60 and recently retired, Vernon Treweeke, who's been referred to as Australia's reclusive godfather of psychedelic art, is ready to start the next phase of his career.

    • 4.2.10

      I Was Looking For A Street

      Charles Willeford transcended the crime genre to which he was relegated by most publishers and critics. But if Willeford only wrote pulp, then so did Dostoyevsky and Hemingway.

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      Dr. Kobus Jonker: God’s Detective

      In South Africa, they are balls deep in sangomas, or healers. For the most part these sangomas are legit herbalists. There are however a number of bad sangomas, known as baloyi, which are more like dark wizards.

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      Fuck Church

      As part of a tradition lifted from the Roman Catholic model, members of the devout commune Little Pebble Dohsyuku-kai gather each morning and await secret messages from the Virgin Mary.

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      Bless This Mess

      At 8 AM on a sunny Tuesday morning I am on my way to a crisis site on East End Avenue at 82nd Street. The call had come in an hour or so earlier. "I presume you're in good physical fitness," Ron Alford had warned me over the phone. Ron is the director...

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      The Guatemalan Lady Killers

      While Mexico fights a war against the drug cartels that control much of its northern border, a lesser-known struggle is talking place in Guatemala, its neighbor to the south.

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      The Hold-up

      We walked back from a fireworks display in Victoria Park. Gemma, my girlfriend, was tired and so headed home to her house. I took a small detour on my way home and popped into a local club...

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      Employees Of The Month

      SANDY KIM A few words from Sandy: “My name is Sandy Kim and I live in San Francisco and I’m five feet tall. I have a collection of all my friends’ hair on my wall and a shrine to my boyfriend next to my bed. When I was a...

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