North Korea pissed off just about everyone yesterday when it launched a missile that the international community fears could be the precursor to the communist dictatorship developing an intercontinental missile that could potentially carry a nuclear warhead. The missile, thankfully, failed.If you ha ... More >>
Mads Brugger is sort of the VICE magazine version of Sasha Baron Cohen, as financed by Lars Von Trier. His last film was The Red Chapel, an exercise in hidden camera comedy with unusual socio-political stakes, which I put on my Top 10 for 2010. In Chapel, Danish journalist Brugger posed as the di ... More >>
Kim Jong-il's death has had a number of ripple effects, not least of which is the sudden obsolescence of the Kim Jong-il Looking at Things tumblr. Lucky for us, it's been replaced with a creepy new one: Kim Jong-il Haunting Things.
We've seen this sort of thing go down before. Someone is all about hanging out with you, emailing, calling, texting...and then when you finally set a date and prepare to meet, he or she debarks for another country spur of the moment, or maybe even stands you up outright. Can such be the case ... More >>