"The case of Karel Srba contains all ingredients of a
great detective story: murder plans, bribery, high politics as well as
Yeah, it sure does. Lesson learned: if you want to whack a cute redheaded
journalist, don't hire some Czech gunsel named "The Lemon."
I can't seem to find the rumor that it was Karel Srba's girlfriend who
arranged the hit on this female journalist. But I think it's true, and
wow, that would put this scandal right into
This Peruvian spy named Vladimir has got to be one of the weirdest, scariest spooks of the 20th
He taped the works, that was the creepiest part. Try a Google translation of
this description of one teensy part of his arsenal of
corruption, the "vladivideos."
Wait a minute, a rocket to the Moon from India?
Well, why not?
One doesn't often see Burroughs cut-up material written within an Afghani
context. With all that opium around, though, maybe that approach makes
What on earth were they smoking when they started
photoshopping the pictures of this Iranian chanteuse?
Let's get some of our best handwaving cyberwar types together and try to
Meanwhile, jaded Europeans suspect that Americans have drifted into some
alternate universe of military unreality.
Bruce Sterling writes books like Darwin watched animals. Find out more about him,
and read tattered electronic copies of Cheap Truth, at the
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He lives with his wife Nancy and their two daughters in Austin, Texas.