Russifying the Rumpus


Aaron Gilbreath’s essay on smoking was recently translated into Russian by, an organization in Russia that translates news, blogs, and essays from English into Russian.

We think it’s pretty awesome that thanks to, our friends in Russia can now enjoy a slice of The Rumpus, too.

Pat Johnson is currently working on his master’s in Fiction Writing at San Francisco State University, and is the owner and editor of the satirical news website The New Porker. When Pat’s not reading or writing he’s likely squeezing a lime into a Tecate and headed to the dance floor. He also creates short films, documentaries, and sketch comedies. Pat is completing his first novel, The Virgin and Marilyn Monroe, and writing a book of Creative Non-Fiction short stories. More from this author →