Volume 21 Issue 10

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The Final Secret of David Wojnarowicz

Since he died of AIDS, David Wojnarowicz has been the subject of a movie, a biography, and an upcoming Whitney retrospective, but he has one last secret: the Magic Box.
Hugh Ryan
12.27.14
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French Girls - New Fiction by Amie Barrodale

New fiction by Amie Barrodale about runaways, crooks, liars, and other people in varying degrees of trouble.
Amie Barrodale
11.6.14
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An Inside Look at Human Trafficking in Nepal

Nothing better sums up the odd relationship between traffickers, children, reporters, and the police than a visit to a sari factory in Thankot, on the outskirts of Kathmandu.
Dan Archer
11.4.14
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Under the Clouds of Süleymaniye

Last February, Finnish photographer Esa Ylijaasko visited the refugees near Istanbul's Süleymaniye Mosque.
Esa Ylijaasko
11.3.14
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BBQ TitMasters

For <i>years</i> I've wanted to make a barbecue-themed porn flick, and now Joanna Angel has completely ripped me off. This blatant plagiarism will not stand!
Chris Nieratko
10.20.14
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Organized Crime Pays

Being involved in the Mafia is not a glamorous profession. Starting salaries are low, and even if you become a boss you'll someday be murdered by your enemies or thrown in prison.
Roberto Saviano
10.17.14
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Pregnant Russians Are Going to Florida to Give Birth in Warm Weather

Mothers-to-be are crowding the shores of Miami and hiring bilingual companies to find them short-term leases and high-quality medical care before they jet back home.
Erin Meisenzahl-Peace
10.16.14
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Welcome to Earth: Our Four Favorite New Species

We humans suffer from a serious case of species bias. Any time a cuddly new mammal is found, it's all anyone can talk about. But when a hard-working zoologist classifies a new spider, fish, or isopod? Not so much.
Derek Mead
10.15.14
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The Time John Waters’s Girls Escaped a Kidnapping

In this excerpt of <i>Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller</i>, two men abduct three actresses who have starred in several of John Waters's classic movies.
Chloé Griffin
10.14.14
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A Giant Hole Is Swallowing a Town in Peru

Cerro de Pasco is an environmental and urban catastrophe thanks to the massive polymetal mine that sits in the middle of town.
Arthur Holland Michel
10.14.14
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Human Capital Contracts Could Revolutionize the Way We Borrow Money

According to their adherents, these contracts represent an end run around the entrenched and often predatory lending structures that had flimflammed so many young people into bankruptcy.
Theodore Ross
10.13.14
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October Music Reviews

Taylor Swift reminds us of crying over an English boy, Weezer just makes us upset, and Aphex Twin is 01010100 01101000 01101001.
VICE Staff
10.10.14