At age 26, James Kotecki had already enjoyed a varied career as a writer, stand-up comedian and house painter's assistant. There were still, however, many things he had not done. He had not visited a... More > strip club (or learned the mysteries of the "double stuffed Oreo"). He had not been propositioned by a hooker at a Politico party. He had not smoked weed with Glenn Beck's former co-host. He had not been judged by Occupy protesters or died on his ass performing stand-up comedy in a free speech zone.
And then James' took a gig with NSFWCORP, edited by infamous whoremongering journalistic scourge, Mark Ames. With a sadist's glee, Ames sent James to the 2012 political conventions in Tampa and Charlotte. His mission: to stay away from the conventions themselves and instead to creep into the parties, the hotel suites and whatever other seedy hellholes the attendees end up in after hours and, to paraphrase Hawthorne, "show freely to the world, if not their worst, then some trait whereby the worst may be discerned."< Less