The Embargo Issue

  • Detlev Lives!

    Thirty years ago, Thomas Haustein starred in one film. Then he never appeared on-screen again.

  • Helen Thomas

    Helen Thomas pretty much said that Jews need to "get the hell out of Palestine" and go home to "Poland, Germany and America."

  • War All The Time

    Ooph. Being in the army makes you tired.

  • Castroland

    Neither of us had any expectations when we, two pale Danes, decided to take a vacation to Cuba last April. Of course, there'd be the stereotypical imagery: colonial architecture, old men with cigars, American automobiles from the 50s, and salsa dancing...

  • Cat Fighters

    Now, that the last 20 (or less) Caucasian leopards living in the area are facing extinction, the war torn Nagorno-Karabakh enclave has finally become a matter of international concern, and the old war veterans have received all the supplies they need...

  • Fright Night

    Before Haiti was catapulted into the news following the catastrophic earthquake in January that killed 230,000 people, it was mainly known for two things: Wyclef Jean from the Fugees and Voodoo.

  • A Truth For A Truth On An Eye For An Eye

    Everyone loves a good revenge story, so we collected a bunch of them, and spoke to three shrinks and a goofy skater we met on the street, and had them comment on our friends' revenge stories.

  • Honk Honk Honk

    My first car was a 1996 Geo Metro LSi. Then came the 2000 Ford Focus SE. I picked them because Consumer Reports told me to...

  • Victims Of Pain And Blind Justice

    In 1997, William Anderson stole a dollar in loose change from a parked car. He was arrested and sentenced under California's voter-approved "three strikes and you're out" law.

  • Dressed To Fight

    On a recent trip to Bolivia, we heard about an indigenous women's freestyle wrestling called Lucha Libre, Cholita style.