Matt Taibbi, co-founder
June 17, 2002 1:54 PM   Subscribe

Matt Taibbi, co-founder of the eXile, Moscow's most caustic and painfully funny newspaper, has relocated to Buffalo, NY (?) to work his journalistic mojo there. That is, if he's not arrested over this editorial.
posted by GriffX (10 comments total)
Why somebody would give up their freedom in Russia and move to the United States is beyond me.
posted by mathis23 at 1:57 PM on June 17, 2002

I do hope you're joking. Russia's a crime-ridden racist dump.
posted by artifex at 2:09 PM on June 17, 2002

That's a funny editorial. I bet the CIA wouldn't be able to connect the dots on this case either, if it were true.
posted by insomnyuk at 2:12 PM on June 17, 2002

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posted by ColdChef at 2:17 PM on June 17, 2002

Why is that funny? Seems like pissing into the wind to me. I guess that is kind of funny, having piss all over yourself.
posted by uftheory at 2:39 PM on June 17, 2002

Speaking of "Connecting the Dots..."
posted by ColdChef at 2:43 PM on June 17, 2002

What's that I smell? The gentle breeze of freedom...ahhh, it's been a while.
posted by rushmc at 2:50 PM on June 17, 2002

I could deal with some pimple-faced kid about 14 years old writing something like this a photocopying it to pass around at school. That these people are supposedly "caustic and painfully funny" is lost on me by reading this lousy piece of tripe - something in me hopes that the CIA spends some time with them seeing if the "dots connect" just to prove a point.

By coincidence, I just happen to have a Buffalo Sabres shirt on today and I'd be happy to wear it up there to go kick their asses for being so damned stupid...
posted by RevGreg at 6:26 PM on June 17, 2002

Wow... the co-founder of the eXile has moved to my city.... oh the horrors....

I think I am taking a trip back to the mother country this summer... should be fun. hehe :)
posted by spidre at 8:14 PM on June 17, 2002

Didn't Matt say something about never coming back to America until the last tattoo was removed from every Tower Records employee - preferably with an electric carving knife?
posted by at 6:39 AM on June 18, 2002

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