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Being Theon Greyjoy, or Why This Dick In A Box Matters -

image: "Theon" by Mike Wrobel  (Contains spoilers for Season 3 of the HBO series Game of Thrones) EACH TIME A MAN in power misplaces his penis — Bill Clinton, Eliot Spitzer, Anthony…
LENGTH: 8 minutes (2240 words)

When Domestic Violence Becomes a Mass Shooting by Anna Minard - Seattle Features

On Sunday, April 21, around 9:30 p.m., 24-year-old Justine Baez was shot to death by her 27-year-old boyfriend, Dennis Clark III, in their Federal Way apartment. Neighbors began frantically calling…
LENGTH: 15 minutes (3970 words)

Occupy the Rockaways!

Google/NASA/USDA Farm Service Agency The Rockaway Peninsula, New York City, much of which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy at the end of October 2012 I grew up in Belle Harbor, on the western…
PUBLISHED: Jan. 10, 2013
LENGTH: 7 minutes (1993 words)

Aleppo: How Syria Is Being Destroyed

Laurent Van Der Stockt/Reportage by Getty Images Central Aleppo, after a Syrian army plane dropped a bomb on a residential building, killing and wounding dozens of people, September 8, 2012 This…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 20, 2012
LENGTH: 1 minutes (485 words)