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
On Deleting Emails From Karl Rove

I received an email this morning from the infamous Republican operative Karl Rove. The subject said, “What Was Obama Thinking?” He was probably referring to

Posted: 01/22/15 16:03 EST
RACE
A Visit to Eric Garner’s Gravesite

Eric Garner is buried in Rosedale Cemetery, a sweeping expanse of land in Linden, New Jersey, located just across the river from Manhattan. His funeral was

Posted: 12/12/14 10:18 EST
FUN

The Secret World of Unsearchable YouTube Videos

Molly Fitzpatrick
SOCIETY

Video Of Teacher Pepper-Sprayed At MLK Rally Stirs Outrage—And A Lawsuit

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
HACKING

"Unhackable" Smartphone Hacked

Eric Markowitz
ISIS

ISIS Supporters Confused: Is Boko Haram Part Of Us?

Gilad Shiloach
LGBT

Hallmark Jumps On The Same-Sex Ad Bandwagon

Luke Malone
TRAVEL

MH370 Named Accident, Air Asia Facts Emerge

Abigail Tracy
US POLITICS

Hulk Tries To Smash Bibi’s Address to Congress

Oren Dotan
SOCIETY

A Breakdown Of Anita Sarkeesian's Weekly Rape And Death Threats

Luke Malone