Mike Spies

Mike was previously on the editorial staff of The New Yorker. He has written for The New Yorker, GQ, Slate, Salon, the Paris Review and the Village Voice.
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US POLITICS
The Many Faces of Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz's face seems to be everywhere these days. The outspoken senator from Texas is trying to rally the GOP's base in the lead up
Posted: 09/02/14 13:41 EDT
DRUGS
Welcome to Heroin Island
The New York City borough of Staten Island is a largely white, middle-class bastion of cops and firemen. It is also home to one the
Posted: 08/21/14 13:05 EDT
RACE
Wearing Their Outrage on Their Sleeves
The death of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who a police officer killed last weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked anger via fashion. Many news outlets have noted the
Posted: 08/12/14 17:16 EDT
GUNS

Model Sets Off Firestorm With Gun Tweet, But Data Proves She's Right

M.L. Nestel
CELEBRITY

Remember Chunk from "The Goonies"? He's a Lawyer

Molly Fitzpatrick
US POLITICS

VOTR App: "Tinder for Politics"

Rebecca Steinberg
SOCIETY

8 Toys 'R' Us Products More Disturbing Than the "Breaking Bad" Dolls

Molly Fitzpatrick
BUSINESS

The Booming Black Market for Chocolate Milk

Gabriel Bell
SPORT

Every Major League Baseball Team's Victory Song, Ranked

Molly Fitzpatrick
NAT SEC

Why the U.S. Drone War Could Last Forever

John Knefel
SOCIETY

Sorry I Ran You Over. Now Please Pay Me $2,000

M.L. Nestel