What's the connection between the Mormon Church's founder, Joseph Smith and the geriatric but still notorious and imprisoned Charles Manson? There are lots of them.
Studies have found that growing up without two parents can hurt kids in all sorts of ways. Should we take those findings at face value?
I spoke to author and scholar Erik Davis about counter-culture, "haunted technology" and how important it is to "confront the void".
We talked with author Scott Saul about how the legendary stand-up comic became who he was, and how his comedy was the opposite of Bill Cosby's.
In 2014, bodies turned up in weird places, people had complicated feelings about suicide, and the circumstances of our eventual deaths became disturbingly clear.
So her lawyer now has to go up against animal rights groups and any human beings who don't want to see a perfectly alive dog killed and put in the ground.
Geek out with me as I take a look back at the year's best comics, board games, webseries and gadgets.
French artists Fannie and Poussy want to break down sexual repression early, believing it will tackle rape culture and promote consent.
What? You thought the last 12 months was just a plague of misogynist arseholes? Think again.
Sexism's had a strong year, so let's look back with misty-eyes at all the misogyny and reactionary weirdness from horrible dude-bros.
I am physically scared of it and it's fucking everywhere.
Remember when the internet used to be fun?
Nobody likes feeling brushed aside, and for those like my uncle – those with a "moderate" intellectual disability – all it takes is a conversation to change that.
The rent stayed high, hip-hop stayed strange, the police stayed awful and a lot of people wanted Taylor Swift to stay away.
'Confidante' is a (kind of) funny new campaign for at-home STI testing. But shouldn't we be helping to remove the shame of young people actually going to sexual health clinics?
An interview with Antonin Cohen, one of the creators of 'Kanavape'.
Pensioners aren't using condoms when they do all their cruise fuckin' and now they've all got STIs.
Punks, mods, Hells Angels and "The Bastard Trilogy" all had their place in the cult 1970s publishing stable.
This was a rough year for minorities. If you're not getting shot at, you're probably being called a name or generally harassed for something you have no control over.
"At midnight on Christmas Eve I was driving from LA to San Diego and back with 11 corpses. I was Santa Claus and they were my reindeer."
Also this week: A guy allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend's pet rabbit because she asked him to move out of their apartment.
Here's your scratch 'n' sniff guide to what really went down in the world of drugs this year.
Last night I found my feminism coming under public scrutiny on Twitter. But why are we fighting over who should be allowed in the gang when there's so much work to be done?
One day Mana Neyestani woke up and found himself a criminal and a racist—a once-respected artist turned into a prisoner, then a fugitive, then a refugee.