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The Kentucky Derby is STILL Decadent and Depraved, and So is Humanitynew

This week marks 46 years since Scanlan’s Monthly published Hunter S. Thompson’s legendary piece, “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,” a subjective and hilarious report of the 1970 Kentucky Derby.
LEO Weekly  |  Frank Messina  |  04-28-2016  |  Features

The World’s Most Expensive Male Prostitutenew

Loved by aristocrats and immortalized in literature, Denham Fouts remains virtually unknown in his own hometown.
Folio Weekly  |  Richard Wall  |  06-20-2012  |  Features

The rise and fall and rise of the creative class

Richard Florida's 2002 book The Rise of the Creative Class was hailed as the salvation for struggling cities, a brilliant new approach to sociological and cultural changes, a paradigm for economic development, and a way to attract the best and brightest to a metro area.
YES! Weekly  |  Ogi Overman  |  06-18-2012  |  Features

The Murderer on Music Rownew

A true tale of homicide, madness and attempted mass destruction from Nashville's sordid past.
Nashville Scene  |  Wayne Wood  |  05-30-2012  |  Features

Houston's Babies Play Baseball 1860s-Stylenew

There's no gloves or batting helmets when Larry Joe Miggins and the rest of the Houston Babies regularly travel back in time to play the game by its 1860 rules.
Houston Press  |  John Nova Lomax  |  05-16-2012  |  Sports

'I will burn down fucking The Village Voice headquarters if you fucking write anything'new

Hunter Moore said he would set fire to the Voice's office if I wrote this. Actually, the 26-year-old's exact words were, "Honestly, I will be fucking furious, and I will burn down fucking The Village Voice headquarters if you fucking write anything saying I have an FBI investigation."
The Village Voice  |  Camille Dodero  |  05-16-2012  |  Features

Finding Emilynew

What happens when a girl goes missing in the heart of Sin City?
Las Vegas CityLife  |  Amy Kingsley  |  05-14-2012  |  Features

Preparing for Doomsdaynew

Paul Range and Gloria Haswell have enough food, water, and guns to see the apocalypse through. And you're not invited.
San Antonio Current  |  Michael Barajas  |  05-14-2012  |  Features

The Clusterf*ck Behind Houston's Cryptic New Noise Ordinancenew

Vague new law has bar and club owners screaming.
Houston Press  |  Steve Jansen  |  05-10-2012  |  Features

Tales from the Housing Bustnew

When people walk away from an underwater mortgage, they don't always walk away.
Seattle Weekly  |  Nina Shapiro  |  05-09-2012  |  Features

Rockets Mascot Gets in the Ringnew

The man behind Clutch takes up the fight game on the side.
Houston Press  |  Jeff Balke  |  05-03-2012  |  Features

Then and Now: L.A. Riots, 20 Years Laternew

For more than two weeks in the spring of 1992, L.A. Weekly photographer Ted Soqui put his life at risk as he drove from one ravaged neighborhood to another to document the fallout of the Los Angeles riots.
L.A. Weekly  |  Patrick Range McDonald and Ted Soqui  |  04-26-2012  |  Features

Detroit's Consent Dealnew

The short-term fix — and the long-term gorilla in the room.
Metro Times  |  Curt Guyette  |  04-18-2012  |  Features

Mitt Romney, American Parasitenew

Mitt Romney's years at Bain represent everything you hate about capitalism.
The Village Voice  |  Pete Kotz  |  04-18-2012  |  Features

When the Water Camenew

How the Pacific Northwest was shaped by Earth's greatest floods.
The Inlander  |  Nicholas Deshais  |  04-17-2012  |  Features

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