The Barking Dog Issue


Braid Theory

Topology is the branch of mathematics concerned with the spatial properties of objects that cannot be changed by twisting, deforming, or stretching.


Are We Having Fun Yet?

Argentina is home to two amusement parks and one zoo where having fun means completely ignoring the voice in your head that says, “This is not normal.” I know this because I recently visited all three and returned home physically and...


Spontaneous Effusions of the Electric Spider

“American men prefer to be choked or beaten,” the dominatrix said. “European men like to be ridden like horses. Japanese men want to be treated as girls.”


The Cute Show Page!

Have you seen The Cute Show? It’s a show I do all about cute stuff. It’s cute! Now I’m doing this column to go with the show, and for the first one I’m featuring Jerry Hsu’s cat.



Technically I guess I shouldn't be reviewing it because it's still in alpha, but I paid $10 for it and I've sunk like 50 hours into it and it eats my time more consistently than any other game I've played in, oh, half a year.


Ready. Spets. Go!

Spets was a short-lived but wildly popular TV show about the Russian Mafia’s brutal activities during the late 90s and early 00s. The series is based on the life of Vitali Dyomochka.


That’s Not Funny, Or Is It?

In 1990, AIDS was still a misunderstood, scary scourge of gay communities everywhere, and contracting HIV was more or less a death sentence. It was also the year that Diseased Pariah News debuted. DPN was the first publication by and for...


Employees Of The Month

Patrick is one of a very rare breed of people who have sent us an unsolicited submission that’s actually fantastic.


Take the Lights Down Already

Photos by Sandy Kim, Stylist: Annette Lamothe-Ramos



The Zine Scene


Taliban Holiday

The Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan, was bombed six months prior to my arrival.


Caaaaam On Then, You Faggot Cunts!

On December 10, 2010, photographer Henry Langston and I were beaten up by a riot squad. We were in the middle of a protest described by the BBC as "the most violent British public demonstration since 1987."