John Pike

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Did Efraim Diveroli's Crony Ship Missiles to Hezbollah?

    Courtesy of Miami-Dade CorrectionsEfraim DiveroliIn early 2007, after winning a $300 million U.S. Army contract to equip Afghanistan with munitions, Miami Beach arms dealer Efraim Diveroli, age 21, went scavenging in Albania. There he subcontracted Ylli Pinari, head of that Balkan country's state-ru ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2008

    Best Indie Albums of 2008

    America's rock and roll nerds got put back in their place, and we all benefited.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Top Indie Rock Albums of 2008

    In 2008, independent rock returned to the underground, where it belongs. Given the grand catastrophe that is today's record industry, most major-label executives don't have the time or energy to convince music fans they might like something a little out of the ordinary. They're too busy recycling va ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 1990

    Bent Out of Shape

    The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha