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
CELEBRITY

The Unlikely Post-Hollywood Careers of Retired Child Actors

Molly Fitzpatrick
JUSTICE

Half the Firefighters Battling the California Wildfires Are Prisoners

Gabriel Bell
RUSSIA

Sorry, Aryans: The "Miss Hitler" Pageant Has Been Canceled

Sarah Kaufman
US POLITICS

VOTR App: "Tinder for Politics"

Rebecca Steinberg
IRAQ

al Qaeda's Next Target: American Oil Tankers

Sarah Kaufman
SOCIETY

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

M.L. Nestel
DRUGS

Man Steals Car to Save Mom From Zombie Apocalypse: Cops

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
CRIME

Man Scams Millions of Dollars Pretending to Be in a Wheelchair

Sarah Kaufman