Lauren O'Neill

Staff Writer

Lauren O'Neill is a culture writer specialising in TV, music, books, millennials, and the internet. 

Fashion

How ‘That Zara Dress’ Became a Real Life Meme

A £39.99 polka dot dress is this summer’s most ubiquitous item. But what makes a piece of clothing go IRL viral?
Lauren O'Neill
9.8.19
Books

Jia Tolentino Wants You To Be More Chill Online

We spoke to the 'Trick Mirror' author about the internet, monetised feminism and the ways we kid ourselves in 2019.
Lauren O'Neill
9.3.19
the internet

'Feral Hogs' Was Made for Weird Twitter

An unwitting tweet about "30-50 feral hogs" felt destined to go viral. But why?
Lauren O'Neill
8.12.19
tv party

How Game Shows Perfectly Reflect the Era We’re Living In

From ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ and the capitalistic optimism of New Labour, to ‘The Chase’ and austerity Britain, game shows mirror our political climate like nothing else.
Lauren O'Neill
8.1.19
Books

What It Means to Be a Fangirl in 2019

VICE staffer Hannah Ewens' new book, 'Fangirls: Scenes From Modern Music Culture', hands the microphone to female music fans.
Lauren O'Neill
7.25.19
Books

What Your Summer Book Says About You

From 'Normal People' to 'Just Kids': there's a stereotype for you!
Lauren O'Neill
7.23.19
Music

Robbie Williams Is England's Greatest Living Legend

Give the man a Tony immediately, for this Hyde Park concert was the greatest piece of theatre I have ever witnessed.
Emma Garland
Lauren O'Neill
7.19.19
Holidays

What Your Summer Holiday Destination Says About Your Personality

Tuscany, Budapest or Berlin? Doesn’t matter, we’ve made snap judgements about all of you!
Lauren O'Neill
6.27.19
stop it

'Liking Gin' Is Not a Personality Trait

Gin fetishisation sucks – and not just because of the terrible merch.
Lauren O'Neill
6.6.19
Festivals

Here Are Some of 2019’s Most Exciting New Music Festivals!

Music is taking a backseat to more experienced-based festivals. I have some #concepts I'd like to run by you.
Lauren O'Neill
5.20.19
Five Questions

Five Questions for... People Who Watch Porn on Public Transport

Please, why?
Lauren O'Neill
5.9.19
makeup

What Your Makeup Bag Says About You

Whether you are All Glossier Everything or Estée Lauder Double Wear, please come to my altar to be roasted.
Lauren O'Neill
5.4.19
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