Inside the Mind-Numbing Literature of North Korea's Dictators
The Kim family hasn't just ruled the country for three generations—they've also been the Hermit Kingdom's leading authors.
It's World Press Freedom Day, and the U.S. Is Setting the Wrong Example
The Committee to Protect Journalists says the United States must do better with that whole First Amendment thing.
Joel Simon and Alexandra Ellerbeck
Dennis Rodman Is Down with Gang Green, Probably Because of Donald Trump
Rodman has endorsed Trump. You know who else likes Trump? Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets.
A New Book Analyzes the Poetry of History’s Most Evil People
Apparently iron fists and tender souls aren't mutually exclusive.
Wout van Gils
The World Didn't Seem to Notice That China Gave Robert Mugabe a Peace Prize
Zimbabwean media reported that he had received the award on Sunday to little notice, but after word of the irony spread on social media, Western news outlets began amplifying coverage of the dubious distinction.
What's It Like to Have a Dictator for Your Dad?
At least your dad never threatened to feed you to the crocodiles.
Chile Is Still Littered with a Dictator's Unexploded Landmines
Augusto Pinochet left more than 100,000 landmines behind, and it's taking forever to dig them up.
Rudy Giuliani Took Down a Former Dictator's Lawsuit Against 'Call of Duty'
And the world keeps turning.
Why Rudy Giuliani Is Defending 'Call of Duty' from a Dictator's Lawsuit
Manuel Noriega is taking aim at Activision for using his image without permission or compensation. New York's former mayor isn't having it.
It's a Godlis World: Early Photos of Punk Rock After Dark
There were six or seven photographers present at the birth of punk, but there will only ever be one Godlis. That's right—I shit you not—we're talking about a punk photographer whose surname is actually Godlis.
PR Firms in Britain Are Spinning Stories for Foreign Dictatorships
Committed a human rights violation and need a positive spin? Try these guys.
Hitler Madness: The Tournament to Officially Determine the Most Hitlerish Person of All Time
People are accused of being like Adolf Hitler all the time, and occasionally their behavior is at least Hitler-<i>ish</i>, like when they're invading countries or advocating genocide. But who in world history is the <i>most</i> like Hitler? Well, that...