John Doran

Menk, by John Doran

Why Does Everything Remind Me of Taking Cocaine?

Playing a game of chess against my son, I was transported back 20 years, to a house where I'd go to score cocaine and sometimes smoke crack.
John Doran
9.24.18
MENK

Having a Brain Injury Is Like Going to a Belgian Hardcore Rave

Memories of an MRI and the wobbliness that followed.
John Doran
9.10.18
MENK

Lord, I Have a Broken Heart

When you stop drinking, you worry that no one will find you interesting ever again.
John Doran
6.22.18
In Memoriam

John Doran Remembers the Adrenaline Rush of Meeting Mark E Smith

Champagne in a pint glass and that inimitable laugh: The Quietus co-founder and Noisey British Masters host looks back on interviewing The Fall's late frontman.
John Doran
1.25.18
Interviews

James Murphy Knows He's Not Getting Any Younger

The LCD Soundsystem frontman talks fatherhood, brawls and his obsession with British music.
John Doran
10.9.17
VICE Long Reads

What It's Like to Be Hit By a Car and Forget Who You Are

When John Doran was hit by a car recently, his crash helmet shattered, he was knocked spark out.
John Doran
12.7.16
Stuff

I Drilled a Hole in My Own Skull to Stay High Forever

John Doran speaks to Joe Mellen about the importance of expanding your consciousness.
John Doran
2.12.16
Meff, by John Doran

The First Step Toward Getting 'Fight Club Fit' Is Simple, but Incredibly Difficult

In the fourth installment of John Doran's column MEFF, he speaks to Turbonegro frontman Tony Sylvester about the most important thing anyone can do before getting into shape.
John Doran
12.7.15
Meff, by John Doran

How to Get Properly Fit: A Realistic Guide for Lazy People

John Doran talks to writer, Oxbow frontman, and martial artist Eugene S. Robinson about the first steps toward becoming 'Fight Club' fit.
John Doran
11.9.15
Meff, by John Doran

Why the British Gym Is a Uniquely Hellish Place

Bizarre entry procedures, music you will hear nowhere else and constant reminders of the inevitable end of days.
John Doran
10.19.15
Meff, by John Doran

I'm Pushing 45 and I Want to Get Fit So I Can Beat Up Strangers at Bus Stops

The first installment of John Doran's new column for VICE.
John Doran
10.5.15
Music

The New Sound of Egyptian Wedding Rave Is Coming to London

Born from working-class Egyptian DJs, electro chaabi—a combination of electronic beats, traditional chaabi music, and revolutionary undertones—blows most new music out of the water.
John Doran
10.16.14
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