James Nolan

Stuff

This is What It's Like to Lose a Parent to Cancer

A eulogy to my mother, eight years late.
James Nolan
10.19.15
Stuff

We Asked Some Male VICE Writers to Tell Us About Their Worst Ever Break-Up

A study earlier this week found that men are objectively terrible at getting over break-ups. We got four of our favourite male writers to tell us whether or not that's bullshit.
VICE Staff
8.13.15
Stuff

What Is it About Religion That Fosters Abuse?

And more importantly, how can we stop abuse from occurring on an institutional level?
James Nolan
8.5.15
Stuff

All the Reasons Why Zoos Should Be Banned

I'm no big animals rights campaigner, but I do trust facts delivered by experts, and the facts tell me that zoos are just a really terrible idea.
James Nolan
6.24.15
Stuff

They Fuck You Up, Your Mum and Dad

How do you stray from the path your parents set out for you?
James Nolan
5.28.15
Stuff

When It Came to My Depression, Medicine Was More Effective Than Mindfulness

You're not a failure if you can't treat depression with the power of your own mind.
James Nolan
4.22.15
Stuff

Could More Suicides Be Prevented If We Safeguarded Against the Most Common Methods?

Killing yourself is about the How as well as the Why. Put barriers up around Beachy Head and history's shown the number of suicides is likely to fall.
James Nolan
2.18.15
Stuff

I Thought Becoming Jack Kerouac Would Cure My Depression

There are moments in <i>On the Road</i> where the author seems cured of his own mental health issues, so I figured that freewheeling, weed-smoking experience might have the same effect on me.
James Nolan
11.13.14
Stuff

The Garth Brooks Bullshit Defines Modern Ireland

We care so much about a country singer because we're scared of the future.
James Nolan
7.11.14
Stuff

Ireland Definitely Isn't the Best Country in the World

It gave the world James Joyce but bankrupted its citizens.
James Nolan
6.25.14
Football

The Pain of Being Raised a Wenger Baby

I love football and I love my dad.
James Nolan
5.8.14
Stuff

Young Love Fucks Us Up

A fat young Irishman's first, painful memories of love.
James Nolan
3.24.14
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