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In Defense of Masturbation
There’s a touch of that same old troubling Victorian “muscular Christianity” in today’s manly anti-fapping movement.
Don’t Worry, That Black Liquid Creeping Up Your Driveway and Choking Birds Isn’t Technically Oil
The ExxonMobil pipeline filled your street with a stinky dark tar slurry, like diarrhea of the gods. Be zen about this, dude.
Here Is How a Four-Star General Hammers a Petty Congressman
Duncan Hunter is a congressman because his daddy was a congressman. Raymond Odierno is an Army general because he’s good at killing the enemy. Once, Duncan Hunter became the enemy.
Everybody Named the Wrong Boston Suspects Last Night and Promptly Forgot
The media, content to pile new data on top of old, was simply pretending that it had never fingered the wrong two guys.
Here Is Video of a Pressure-Cooker Bomb Exploding, and Here Is Who Knows How to Build Them
Improvised shrapnel munitions are easy to build with books from gun shows. I know — I did it as a teen.
Here Is Your Boston “Tragedy For Sale” Roundup of Opportunist Douches
Glenn Beck is not the only fucktard palmetto bug trying to turn exposed femoral arteries into legal tender.
Everything You Need to Know About the Largest Leak of Offshore Financial Secrets in History
Bankers and Twitterati went astir after a DC watchdog began leaking millions of financial secrets about offshore companies. Here’s why you should care.
Manatees Are Dying Off, and Florida Is Determined to Speed it Up
They’re adorable and devoid of natural enemies. But hundreds have died already this year, and deregulating Florida lawmakers could doom the rest.
Nobody Puts Tammy Duckworth in a Corner
Her opponent in her race for Congress, Rep. Joe Walsh, calls Obama a “tyrant” and belittles her military service. Bring it on.
How the NRA and Its Allies Helped Spread a Radical Gun Law Nationwide
Years before Trayvon Martin was killed, gun lobbyists conspired to give Stand Your Ground shooters immunity everywhere.
The $1.45 Trillion Fighter Jet—and the Florida Deficit Hawks Who Love It
One of the Pentagon’s most-criticized expenditures is warmly welcomed in tea partier Rick Scott’s Sunshine State.
Trayvon Martin’s Death Extends Sanford’s Sordid Legacy
The founder wanted to ship blacks to the Congo. Baseball’s Jackie Robinson was run off. Now a slain 17-year-old is the Florida town’s latest racial calamity.
Nuclear Weapons on a Highway Near You
Big rigs with bombs are secretly cruising America’s interstates. But how safe are they from terrorists or accidents?
Chuck Palahniuk Goes to Hell
The bad-boy author of Fight Club and 11 other novels on his latest book, Damned.
How Pricey For-Profit Colleges Target Vets’ GI Bill Money
The GI Bill has long been veterans’ ticket to the middle class. But it has also become a cash cow for corporate colleges.
Can You Nuke a Hurricane?
Every time extreme elements head our way, somebody suggests lighting up a Fat Man or Little Boy. Crazy enough to work?
Cop Walks Into a Bar And…Arrests You. For Having a Drink.
Texas’ bizarre, racist liquor laws.
The Pentagon’s PTSD Denial
How killing scars soldiers—and their loved ones.
Stop the Press Releases!
As newspapers recruit “citizen journalists” to fill their pages, flacks and hacks find an opening.
Countdown to Fatherhood: A Manifesto
One dad-to-be looks into the abyss, and the abyss looks into him.
Remember When Miami vs. Florida State Was College Football’s Marquee Matchup?
Neither do we. SEC football is “Smokey and the Bandit”. ACC football is “Deliverance”.
Why I quit the Republican Party
Once called the future of the GOP, Latino outreach director Pablo Pantoja tells Salon how intolerance made him bolt.
Cut Karzai off — and send the cash to the 9/11 museum
Despite our differences, most Americans think the CIA funding Karzai is an outrage. So is charging admission at ground zero. Here’s an idea we can all support.
Dan Choi Can’t Be Reinstated to the Army
The gay soldier, who’s campaigning against DADT, was never kicked out. But his return to drill is still kind of a big deal.
Joe Wilson’s Dirty Health-Care Secret
He was really for government-run health care before he was against it. And now he’s for it again.
A vet reflects on the proposed military smoking ban.
(A full listing of my NY Mag blog posts is here.)
The playbook for abetting escape from the most uncertain parts of our world.
Diplomats and Guns
Chinatown mystery: Why did officials from the bloodiest country on earth stock up at a local gun shop?
Who’s Buried in Atlantic Yards?
A resistance movement drowns its sorrows in a Red Hook pub quiz.
McCain Campaigns in Grand Central
Wait! Is that Henry Kissinger? Nope, just a bomb-sniffing dog.
Hitchens on Spitzer’s Lust
Why else do men run for public office? The opinionator explains over wine.
“How do you deport three-fifths of a family?”
One undocumented immigrant’s race against the clock, told in real time by the Miami Herald’s Marc Caputo.
Making ‘investigative a priority’ in South Florida
How the Sun Sentinel assembled a Pulitzer-worthy “I Team” in the middle of Hurricane Tribune.
In Florida, a joint bureau, a unique beat, and a sharp scoop
Partnership gives papers a chance to chase big stories—but can’t guarantee they’ll get read.