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
Deep Thoughts From the NRA’s New Style Mag
Earlier this year, the National Rifle Association launched a slick new media venture geared toward millennials called NRA Freestyle. The collection of web-based series was about
Posted: 07/24/14 07:59 EDT
BREADLINE
The New Student Loan Fixers
A few years ago, a man in his late 20s, who prefers not to be named, felt he was drowning in his student debt. He
Posted: 07/22/14 07:24 EDT
SPORT
Tim Howard, God of the Internet
Tim Howard, Team USA’s nearly impregnable goalie, set a World Cup record on Tuesday for most saves in a single game. In the end, his
Posted: 07/02/14 13:21 EDT
ISRAEL
Missing Israeli Teens Found Dead
They brought back their boys, but not without a heavy dose of tragedy. After searching far and wide for the three teenagers who were kidnapped
Posted: 06/30/14 22:14 EDT
ISIS

ISIS Forums Share Bomb-Making Recipe for Attacks on NYC, Las Vegas

M.L. Nestel
SEX

VIDEO: My Life as a Camgirl

Yoonj Kim
HEALTH

Amazing Reddit AMA Busts Worst Ebola Outbreak Myths

Elizabeth Kulze
CHINA

China Has Deleted the Tiananmen Square Massacre From History

Tierney Bonini
IRAQ

ISIS Closing In on Oil Fields That Could Bring in $100 MILLION A DAY

Lindsey Snell
INTERNET

"Bitcoin Jesus" Puts a Bounty Out on the Guy Who Hacked His Account

Eric Markowitz
UKRAINE

Caught in a Fire Fight: "We Were Live Target Practice"

Dusan Sekulovic
MUSIC

Metal Band GWAR Opens a Restaurant. Yep, That's Right

Justin Brooks