The Assholistocracy

The Assholistocracy

In both Britain and America, the levers of power are now in the hands of men (mostly men) who, when faced with anything resembling a moral decision, appear to ask themselves only one question: What would a total fucking asshole do?
Mar 18 · 10 minutes
The dishonesty of that Cadillac Ad

The dishonesty of that Cadillac Ad

Lovers. Fighters. Leaders. Shut up, Cadillac.
Feb 28 · 5 minutes
Destroying ourselves to death

Destroying ourselves to death

With Super Tuesday underway, perhaps this would be a good time to ask the web’s news editors a serious question.
Mar 1 · 0 minutes
The Lennon/McCartney of dentistry: An American vampire in Juarez (Pt IV)

The Lennon/McCartney of dentistry: An American vampire in Juarez (Pt IV)

I’ve been going over the Marathon Man horror of my final molar extraction in my head these past couple of days. Would the same thing have been allowed to happen if I’d been at an American dentist? Was the dentist incompetent?
Oct 28 · 20 minutes
“Do you know you’re bleeding?”: An American vampire in Juarez (Pt III)

“Do you know you’re bleeding?”: An American vampire in Juarez (Pt III)

"My hands won’t stop shaking and I can’t stop crying. My adrenaline is kicked up a thousand percent, and I’m honestly not sure that if the dentist walked into the lobby I could prevent myself from breaking his jaw."
Oct 26 · 28 minutes
An American vampire in Juarez

An American vampire in Juarez

Getting my teeth pulled In Mexico's most notorious border town.
Oct 22 · 21 minutes
The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Five

The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Five

Anna Loginova was killed on Sunday evening, 8:45 at night, on a residential street in southern Moscow. Even with her pistol and her limited jujitsu and selfdefense skills, she never had a chance.
Sep 17 · 13 minutes
The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Four

The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Four

I’d tracked down Anna’s mother in her apartment in Vladimir, and after a few distraught phone calls, she agreed to an interview.
Sep 16 · 16 minutes
The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Three

The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Three

The story that bothered me most was what happened to Maria Viricheva...
Sep 15 · 16 minutes
The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Two

The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova: Part Two

As the myth of Anna Loginova began to unravel, what began to emerge in its place was something far more interesting and impressive.
Sep 14 · 16 minutes
The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova

The Life and Murder of Anna Loginova

When Russia's first model-bodyguard was murdered by carjackers, the media went nuts over her life story. The only problem: everything about that story was a lie.
Sep 11 · 18 minutes
The CIA and the American Psychological Association: Partners in crime

The CIA and the American Psychological Association: Partners in crime

The APA is implicated as an accessory to Pentagon and CIA torture. That shouldn't surprise anyone.
Jul 15 · 19 minutes
Shillers for killers

Shillers for killers

Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.
Jul 7 · 41 minutes
"The poor, the young, the black and the stupid": Inside Big Tobacco's plans to kill a billion people

"The poor, the young, the black and the stupid": Inside Big Tobacco's plans to kill a billion people

The most outrageous business conspiracy in history and what today's tech giants have learned from it.
Jun 30 · 19 minutes