Francisco Garcia

Paranormal

Inside the Global Exorcism 'Boom'

So many people are needing their demons exorcised, the Vatican recently had to put on a dedicated "exorcist training convention".
Francisco Garcia
6.19.19
Essays

What We Can't Talk About When We Talk About Our Grandparents

Most of us don't think much about what happens at the end of life for our loved ones, but it might be better for everyone if we did.
Francisco Garcia
4.30.19
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
Essays

How The Music You Heard as a Young Adult is Deeply Affecting

It's easy to think certain records make you a new person. In reality they're a nostalgic memory of a time gone by that's hard to shake.
Francisco Garcia
6.14.18
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
Internet Exploring

James Blake's New Track "Modern Soul" Will Soothe Your Mind

While the rest of the world had their eyes and ears on Kanye West, Blake dropped a new track in the middle of his BBC Radio 1 residency.
Francisco Garcia
2.12.16
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
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