Gary Indiana

The True Crime Issue

It’s a Secret: My Time with Charles Sobhraj, the Bikini Killer

I often speculated that the Bikini Killings were a twisted, homoerotic death ritual triggered by amphetamine psychosis. I wanted to suggest this to the Bombay police, but since I was on speed myself, I decided that wasn't the best idea.
Gary Indiana
9.5.14
Stuff

Reptile Commanders from Planet Debby

For anyone cognizant of Vladimir Putin's backstory, his intrusion on the Syria matter has been one of those paradoxical demonstrations that "a stopped clock is right twice a day."
Gary Indiana
10.1.13
News

New York to Bloomberg: Drop Dead

At the time of writing, Bill de Blasio has gleaned 40.2 percent of the vote in the New York Democratic mayoral primary. The other candidates fizzled out big time.
Gary Indiana
9.11.13
Stuff

September Bloodbath

The $53 billion intelligence budget, with costs of "controlled intervention", and costs of the US military actions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, etc could send underprivileged children in the US through 4 years of a fucking Ivy League university.
Gary Indiana
9.3.13
Travel

Romanian Notes

In Bucharest, the psychological damage inflicted on a society subjected to surveillance terror is apparent everywhere when you scratch the surface, even 24 years after the fall of Ceauşescu.
Gary Indiana
8.19.13
Stuff

Weiner’s Dong, and Other Products of the Perfected Civilization

I am wholly in favor of anyone wishing to promote his or her genitals on Facebook or Instagram being able to do so.
Gary Indiana
8.5.13
Travel

A Few Days in Bulgaria

I dream I've been placed in a situation where suicide is the only option—not because of imminent physical destruction or incurable medical problems, but because the prospect of extreme, permanent immiseration appears as a virtual certainty.
Gary Indiana
7.29.13
Stuff

Dreams Involving Water

Gary Indiana
7.12.13
Stuff

Snopes, Redux

Gary Indiana
7.1.13
Stuff

Fleapit: the Movie

It's true that someone at dinner last night lives in the Chelsea Hotel, and for years, as it happens, I regularly visited a friend there who has an enviably spacious apartment on one of the upper floors.
Gary Indiana
6.5.13
Travel

Cries and Whispers in Obamastan

In Cuba male prostitutes, 'pingueros,' have mixed in with gay people in Havana in growing numbers, numbers that correlate closely with the spread of private enterprise, income inequality, and foreign-made consumer goods.
Gary Indiana
5.29.13
Stuff

Late Drone Age Civilization: The Fossil Record

Today the celebrated writer speaking at the 92 Street Y shakes his wiser head, recalling his youthful naiveté.
Gary Indiana
5.16.13
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