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Breaking bread with mixed nuts at Jon Stewart's rally to restore sanity

When I finally awoke from the effects of a pre-flight spliff the size of a tampon, I was sprawled across Logan Airport's Terminal C with gum in my beard. A man in full Marine Corps sweat apparel was shaking my shoulder.
Meeting in the middle
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 05, 2010

Photos: Scenes from the Rally to Restore Sanity

With nary a be-skidmarked pair of Betsy Ross boxer shorts in sight.
Thousands of Daily Show fans, Flying Spaghetti Monsters, and Hogwarts alums, and more converge on the National Mall | October 30, 2010
By ERIN BALDASSARI  |  October 29, 2010

Interview: Alexander Zaitchik

It's hard to find words to describe how equally salacious and asinine it is that, on August 28, Fox News merrymaker Glenn Beck is hosting a Tea Party rally on the National Mall to coincide with the 47th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a D
Alexander Zaitchik deconstructs Glenn Beck
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 20, 2010

Springtime for Militia

I’m scrubbing my armpits in the campground bathroom at Fort Hunt Park in Virginia. It’s taken more than 20 hours for me to get here for today’s firearm-friendly Restore the Constitution rally, which is supposed to commence shortly.
Gun nuts from around the country converge upon the murder capital of the nation, Washington, D.C.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 23, 2010

Portlandhenge returns

Sorry to be a drag, but summer is officially over: at 11:44 am on Monday, September 22, the sun passed directly over the Earth’s equator to mark the autumnal equinox.
By CHRISTIAN MCNEIL  |  September 25, 2008

Join the cause

By BLY LAURITANO-WERNER  |  December 27, 2006