Matt Labash

Senior Writer
Edwin Edwards with wife Trina and Baby Eli

Conviction Politician

Out of prison, with a new wife and infant son, Edwin Edwards, 86, hits the campaign trail again.

10:29 AM, Dec 7, 2014 • By MATT LABASH



North of the Border

From the August 29, 2005 issue: With the Minutemen on the Mexican border.

Aug 29, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 46

Hunting Bubba

From the June 20, 2005 issue: Can political consultants Dave "Mudcat" Saunders and Steve Jarding win rural voters back to the Democratic party?

Jun 20, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 38

The Ward Churchill Notoriety Tour

From the April 25, 2005 issue: The worst professor in America meets his adoring public.

Apr 25, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 30

Welcome to Canada

From the March 21, 2005 issue: The Great White Waste of Time.

Mar 21, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 25

Freewheeling Protesters

From the January 31, 2005 issue: Critical Mass comes to the inauguration.

Jan 31, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 19

Step to It

Matt Labash, intolerable bore.

Dec 20, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 14


From the December 6, 2004 issue: It never ends in Arkansas.

Dec 6, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 12

Who Will Observe the Observers?

From the November 15, 2004 issue: Monitoring the U.S. elections with Bjørn, Galymzhan, the Kazakhs, and the Romanians.

Nov 15, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 09

The New Know-Nothings

From the November 1 / November 8, 2004 issue: On the making of celebrity get-out-the-vote documentaries.

Nov 1, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 08

When a Kiss Is Not Just a Kiss

From the October 18, 2004 issue: Reality TV comes to the Arab world.

Oct 18, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 06

The Good Baldwin

Stephen Baldwin comes to New York, comes to play, and comes out about his true ministry.

12:00 AM, Sep 8, 2004

Chasing the Dragon

Among the protesters.

Sep 13, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 01

Chasing the Dragon

Among the protesters.

9:00 PM, Aug 30, 2004

Getting Out the Phat Vote

The Hip-Hop Summit and the Nu America.

Aug 9, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 45


Rapping the Vote at the Hip-Hop Summit with Wyclef, Bone Crusher, and Reverend Run.

1:54 AM, Jul 30, 2004

Gender Bias at the DNC

Sure, Democrats say they welcome all, but at an EMILY'S List breakfast, it's no boys allowed.

12:40 PM, Jul 27, 2004

Bunny Love

Hugh Hefner's "Little Black Book" tells his own heroic epic and shows us the world he has wrought.

12:00 AM, Jul 22, 2004

The Bon Jovi Advantage

From the July 19, 2004 issue: John Kerry makes time with '80s hair bands.

Jul 19, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 42

Un-Moored from Reality

From the July 5 / July 12, 2004 issue: Fahrenheit 9/11 connects dots that aren't there.

Jul 5, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 41

Whisky River

Matt Labash, guid auld Scotch drunk!

Jun 28, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 40


Matt Labash is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His collection Fly Fishing with Darth Vader: And Other Adventures with Evangelical Wrestlers, Political Hitmen, and Jewish Cowboys was published in 2010 by Simon and Schuster. He lives in Owings, Maryland, with his wife, his sons Luke and Dean, and his dog, Moses.

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