June 2, 2008
Clubbing Adventures Through TimeeXile club reviewer Babooshka takes a trip through time with the ghost of Moscow clubbing past, present and future, and true to form, gets laid in the process.
May 19, 2008
V Day Weekend: Raving With WWII VeteransFor Russians, your birthday is kind of like New Year's Day, when you reconsider everything you've done in your life, and start wondering if there's any good you could do for the world. For my recent birthday, I decided to go over my list of all the good, bad and ugly achievements I have made over the past 29 years...
May 1, 2008
Moscow Gets Its Own Wall StOn his birthday eXile's official club reviewer Babooshka finds himself in Moscow's newest poser bar. No it's not for the indie type, it's more for the suit, tie and blue shirt crowd. Yes, being in finance is now considered hip.
April 22, 2008
Hanging With The GopotaLast year, brave eXile staffers took a trip to Lyubertsy, the infamous mafia cradle of 90s, and discovered that gopniks no longer exist in the Putin era. I read it, but I didn’t believe it. I decided to carry out my own investigation and put it in the form of club review.
April 9, 2008
Moscow Clubbing: To Have And To Have YachtImagine a city where elite yachting is a part of normal life and every day you meet someone who is a surfer or wakeboarder. If you think I'm imagining Miami or Santa Cruz, you're wrong. This is Moscow, dear reader, where the rich are always looking for entertainment...
March 24, 2008
Me SOHO-nie For Moscow Club PafosSo many nice venues have been shut down over the past year, I'm tired of counting them all. 30/7, Mix and Too Drunk to Fuck, the Millionaire club with its glitzy parties... What a shame. But all is not lost. Please welcome Moscow's newest elitny club, SOHO!
March 3, 2008
Top Of The World Clubbin'I have two big worries. The first is Americans destroying my unique Russian culture, and the second is the Chinese overrunning my country's land...
February 18, 2008
Club Cruising in MoscowBabooshka's adventures began on Friday evening with a few drinks and a quickie from a married ex-girlfriend. And that's just the beginning.
February 1, 2008
Exotic Russian VacationseXile's official club reviewer returns from his New Year zapoi to review a hip new uber-elitny indie club called Sakhar.
Save The eXile: The War Nerd Calls Mayday
The future of The eXile is in your hands! We're holding a fundraiser to save the paper, and your soul. Tune in to Gary Brecher's urgent request for reinforcements and donate as much as you can. If you don't, we'll be overrun and wiped off the face of the earth, forever.
Eleven Years of Threats: The eXile's Incredible Journey
Good Night, and Bad Luck: In a nation terrorized by its own government, one newspaper dared to fart in its face. Get out your hankies, cuz we’re taking a look back at the impossible crises we overcame.
Clubbing Adventures Through Time
eXile club reviewer Babooshka takes a trip through time with the ghost of Moscow clubbing past, present and future, and true to form, gets laid in the process.
The Fortnight Spin
Jared comes out with yet another roundup of upcoming bardak sessions.
Russia's freedom-loving free market martyr Mikhail Khodorkovsky answers some of this week's letters, and he's got nothing but praise for President Medvedev.
Scanning Moscow’s Traffic Cops
We’re happy to introduce a new column in which we publish Moscow’s raw radio communications, courtesy of a Russian amateur radio enthusiast. This issue, eXile readers are given a peek into the secret conversations of Moscow’s traffic police, the notorious "GAIshniki."
Richard Gere tackles this week's letters. Now reformed, he fights for gerbil rights all around the world.
War Nerd Summer Reading Guide
It’s summer, you’ve got a little more time off, so you can read up on war instead of trying to live in whatever boring suburb you live in. Lawns, neighbors, dogs, kids—it all sucks and the best thing you can do is get as far out of it as you can.