Category Archives: VICE

Cowardly journalists and the Sunset Strip

Over at VICE, I said journalists are mostly a bunch of old white cowards. I also wrote a feature on how the Sunset Strip came to embrace “billboard culture” by destroying the youth culture that was once there. Advertisements

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Ice cream and military recruiters

Local governments around the United States are fingerprinting people who drive ice cream trucks for no good reason (they think they’re perverts), which I wrote about for VICE. Military recruiters are also dishonest creeps who have data on millions of … Continue reading

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Update!

I’m a few weeks late pointing this out here because, frankly, writing more than 140 characters is passé, but in case you missed it — and why would you? — my last article for VICE (all caps) had to do with … Continue reading

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The week in me

— VICE published my latest piece on unpaid labor, concerning the use of armed volunteers by police departments across the United States. — Salon published my interview with The Nation’s Eric Alterman regarding his opposition to diversity in the debate over Israel-Palestine. … Continue reading

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LA considers IDs for inmates

Every year in Los Angeles County, thousands of people are released from jail without any way to prove who they are, which makes it that much harder to find a job and a place to live — to stay out … Continue reading

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My only VICE

On Monday, VICE published a piece of mine concerning the liberal media’s reliance on unpaid and barely paid labor (“interns”). As I explained later to a writer for Romenesko.com, no traditionally “left” outlet was willing to publish the piece — only VICE — … Continue reading

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The summer I became a communist

I’ve mentioned before how I attended a silly little summer camp in Pennsylvania once that sought to taught me about capitalism — and in the process undermined my faith in it. Well, I’ve turned that experience into a proper article … Continue reading

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