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This Town Is Burning a Big-Ass Effigy of Harvey Weinstein This Weekend
The annual British bonfire bash has torched massive replicas of Donald Trump, Lance Armstrong, and Saddam Hussein in the past.
An Englishman Explains Thanksgiving to Americans
"I can't believe you actually say what you are thankful for. That's the most saccharine American shit I've ever heard in my life."
I Hung Out with Firefighters on a Night When Everyone in the UK Was Trying to Set Shit on Fire
Bonfire Night is by far the UK fire service's busiest night of the year, so I decided to tag along to see exactly what they're up against.
Two Decades Ago, Cyber-Hippies Launched a DDoS Attack to Save Rave Culture
On Guy Fawkes Day 20 years ago, the Zippies launched an attack on the UK government, marking an early stage in hacktivism.
Bonfire Night Used to Be Food Riot Night
Nobody eats British food on Bonfire Night anymore, but very few Bonfire Night foods are historical or traditional to Britain anyway. Most of this can be ascribed to the political climate at the time, which was about as stable as Jack Torrance after a...