Volume 19 Issue 10

The Raised Up Right Issue

Deep Donkey

If you ever find yourself needing to escape a gang of sea creatures hell-bent on raping you, a whale's vagina is not the best place to hide.
Johnny Ryan
11.13.12
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Looking at Ben Pier's Photos Is Better Than Eating Burritos or Wanking to Pornhub

I'm working on a new book, which means I have to go out and shoot a ton of stuff. So this set is a look into that process at its earliest stage.
Ben Pier
11.2.12
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Anal Lessons

Chris Nieratko
11.1.12
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Wiener Dog Races!

In August, Montreal held its fifth annual wiener-dog race day. Prizes were awarded for the fastest runner, best costume, and bobbing for wieners—that’s like bobbing for apples but with dogs and cocktail wieners, and it’s as amazing as it sounds.
Ellis Jones
10.31.12
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Something Fishy

Deep in Southwest Alaska lies an abandoned salmon cannery known as Graveyard Point. Every summer fishermen converge on this area. Great fortunes can be earned or lost here, depending on a man's luck. I’ve fished here for the past four years, taking...
Corey Arnold
10.30.12
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2012 Is Bullshit; 2020 Is When We’ll Really Be in Trouble

Scientist Peter Turchin's work suggests that the next state of upheaval in the US is set to hit in 2020. It’s like that Mayan-apocalypse nonsense, except Peter’s theory is the result of the hard work of a respected scientist rather than some dead...
Jamie Clifton
10.30.12
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Bush-League Rebels

I visited a camp in the city of Goma set up to house rebel combatants who had surrendered. The facility was split along ethnic lines, with only a chain-link fence separating Hutu and Tutsi fighters who have been spilling each other’s blood by the...
Joe Stramowski
10.29.12
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Tell Us About Your Tats!

Every tattoo tells a story and has a story—that’s two stories per tat! So every month we stop someone on the street and ask them to “tell us ’bout them tats!” This month we stopped Gordon Penniweather in Park Slope, and he filled us in on the story...
Bob Odenkirk
10.29.12
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Dirty Laundry

This one’s difficult. Used to be my best friend. My mentor, really. Taught me everything I know about the business. Helped me get my first assistant’s job with Billy Wilder. Then the white dragon set him on fire. And before I knew it, I was his own...
Brett Gelman
10.26.12
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Atheism - Sexism = Atheism +

Sometimes being a lady atheist can put you in close proximity with “enlightened” male unbelievers who make rape jokes because, well, there’s no God to punish them. Atheist blogger Jennifer McCreight set up an online forum that fights that kind of...
Harry Cheadle
10.25.12
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King Dude Is the King of Dudes

T.J. Cowgill, the guy who runs the clothing label Actual Pain, also performs music under the name King Dude. He's the most optimistic, friendly Luciferian we know, a declaration made all the more powerful by his new record, Burning Daylight, which is...
Nick Gazin
10.24.12
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Celebrities as Food

Photos by Jaimie Warren and custom masks, makeup, and hair by Lee Heinemann.
Jaimie Warren
10.23.12
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