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Murder, Cheat, And Fuck Your Way Through Boston

This feature requires JavaScript to function. It’s a Thursday morning, and you’re sitting around with nothing to do. You had a job, but it exploded, so now you’re stuck here in your boring house. Suddenly, your phone rings. Ignore the phone and go outside to look at parts of the planet Earth. Are you the mailman? Answer the phone. Boston. The diamond in America’s face. The place where a dog died. A sprawling metropolis filled with history, culture, stores, some roads, and a guy who kissed a lady here once.…

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What Is A Good Gift For My Very Serious Nephew?

This joyless boy’s a mystery to me. Our state-of-the-art quizzes require JavaScript. 1. My nephew is a grave, grim boy who takes weekly oatmeal baths, writes trivia cards for no one, and dreams of designing a superior cigarette. Next week, he turns 12. What do you get a boy like that? A sober boy will go wild for shares of Quest Diagnostics stock. Spoil him rotten with a book of carpet samples. 2. In the past, I’ve bought him monochrome jigsaws, a model kit of the RMS Lusitania, and a…

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Nice Attack: Has a Bisexual Muslim Hustler Put France on the Path to Civil War?

PARIS What French investigators found on the phones of the Muslim murderer who slaughtered 84 people on the promenade along the sea in Nice, France, on Thursday night should not be surprising. But it was. The cops were looking for imams. What they found were johns. It turns out Mohamed Mondher Larouaeij Bouhlel was a hustler, as one senior member of the French security establishment told The Daily Beast. He was inclined to have sex with any gender, and, according to a report in Le Parisien, which has strong law…

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