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
VOTR Users Love an Underdog
In advance of the midterm elections, Vocativ launched VOTR, a Tinder-like web app that aims to help voters find their political soul mates among the 162
Posted: 10/30/14 14:01 EDT
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

Baby Shoots Man in the Face

Abigail Tracy
SOCIETY

Violent Clowns Are Ruining Halloween For Creepy Clowns

Luke Malone
US POLITICS

VOTR App: "Tinder for Politics"

Rebecca Steinberg
RELIGION

France's Far-Right Declares War on Kebabs

Abigail Tracy
HEALTH

Who's Still Smoking? State-by-State Analysis of U.S. Tobacco Use

EJ Fox
ISIS

Is ISIS Winning the Propaganda War?

David Harding
PHOTOS

Photos: See The Craziest Bike Festival on Two Wheels (Or More)

Stephanie Keith
SOCIETY

Man Dressed as Zombie Tries to Scare Motorists, Gets Run Over by Car

Luke Malone