Francisco Garcia

crime

How a British Town Cleaned Up the Legacy of the 'Suffolk Strangler'

In 2008, Steve Wright was convicted of the murder of five sex workers. Ten years later, we visited Ipswich to see what memories remain.
Francisco Garcia
11.7.18
crime

The Mystery of 'Bible John', Scotland's Zodiac Killer

Fifty years ago, three married women turned up dead after a night at Glasgow's Barrowlands Ballroom. The killer has never been found.
Francisco Garcia
9.5.18
steampunks

We Went to a Steampunk Meet-Up to See How They're Getting On in 2018

The annual Surrey Steampunk Convivial is a chance for Steampunks of all persuasions to gather, mingle and listen to some autoharp.
Francisco Garcia
8.14.18
politcs

How Much Do 'Tell All' Political Thrillers Really Tell Us?

Racy insider accounts are a publisher's dream, but they might not be as profound as we like to believe.
Francisco Garcia
1.19.18
Stuff

We Asked Three Lookalikes How It Feels to Impersonate a Rock Star

Abba, Oasis and Foo Fighters impersonators talk about paying tribute full-time.
Francisco Garcia
7.14.16
Stuff

What It's Like To Teach Teenagers When You're In Your 20s

Can you have a normal life if you've got to be a role model for a bunch of brats?
Francisco Garcia
5.17.16
Stuff

Photos of the Glasgow High-Rises That Are About to Disappear

We spoke to filmmaker Chris Leslie about his project documenting the city's changing skyline.
Francisco Garcia
3.2.16
happy hardcore

We Tracked Down and Spoke to Elusive Happy Hardcore Legend DJ Rankin

In conversation with a legend of Myspace and Motorola speakers.
Francisco Garcia
2.11.16
thump news

We Went to Dean Blunt's Private View Last Night

"It's funny and disingenuous in the same way that all the best Dean Blunt is funny and disingenuous."
Francisco Garcia
1.28.16
my first pill

How My First Pill Saved me from Another Shit Scottish Summer

"It's hot in there. Too hot. Too loud. I want to tell everyone how much they mean to me."
Francisco Garcia
1.26.16
club culture

Remembering DJ Rankin: Happy Hardcore's Most Mysterious Producer

The Buckfast sodden sensation who was hugely shit, but undeniably huge.
Francisco Garcia
11.17.15