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Emma Garland is a music writer and culture critic.
The Fetish Community Reviving Germany's Forgotten 'Masturbation Booths'
Once a staple on the German high street, the London-based fetish community Klub Verboten is giving "Videokabine" a second life online.
The Tattoo Industry Is Facing 'A Reckoning'
Power imbalances in the industry are often upheld by lack of regulation, allowing cases of sexual assault and racism to go unchecked – but tattooists are working to change the situation.
How System of a Down Radicalised a Generation of Metal Fans
It seems not all members are as politically literate as once assumed, but for many who grew up in the 2000s, the band offered accessible primers on mass incarceration, police brutality and the war on drugs.
Stormzy Pledges £10 Million to UK Organisations Fighting Racial Inequality
A statement released through #Merky said: "This is just the beginning of our lifetime commitment to financially and wholeheartedly back these causes."
The Reign of the 'Relatable' Celebrity Is Over
Now that the pandemic has made it unavoidably clear that they are not, in fact, just like us, can we go back to fame being fun again?
What I Miss Most
I Miss the Community of Clubbing
Clubbing is a ritual that you do with people you care about. Dressing up and partying at home is still fun, but you can't feel that same physical connection or get junk food afterwards.
Pussy Riot Goes Pop
We spoke to Nadya Tolokonnikova and producer Vitya Isaiev about their new EP, the future of activism and their aim to "make pop revolutionary again".
'Too Hot to Handle' Is the Sistine Chapel of Horny Reality Shows
Netflix’s latest dating format represents the new zenith of a genre we know and love.
Wigs, Outfits, Banter: 'Blades of Glory' Is an Underrated Classic
To celebrate the one month anniversary of our Corona Film Club, we revisited Will Ferrell and Jon Heder's 2007 figure skating comedy.
This Is How You Can Support the Independent Music Industry During COVID-19
VICE UK spoke to a handful of small labels, artists and industry workers about the problems they face, and what you can do to help from home.
What To Watch, Read and Listen To While You're Bored and Self-Isolating
Don't lose your head: pass the hours with some picks from VICE UK's culture writers.
sex and relationships
What Your Taste in Women Says About You
Straight men, gather: we see you.