Lauren O'Neill

Staff Writer

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

Weekly Review

Waxahatchee's 'Saint Cloud' Reaches Back While Looking Forward

Katie Crutchfield's fifth solo LP steps onto new terrain, tracking a lifestyle change with a honeyed sound.
Lauren O'Neill
16 hours ago
Corona Book Club

Want to Read More During the Lockdown? Join Our Corona Book Club

Join us to read "My Year of Rest and Relaxation" by Otessa Moshfegh, if you can tear yourself away from your fourth hour of "The Sims".
Lauren O'Neill
5 days ago

All the Coronavirus Tribes You've Met During the Outbreak

From the "fake news aunty" to the "alarmingly chill parent", this virus is making us all act weird.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Lauren O'Neill

Mae Martin's 'Feel Good' Reimagines the Rom-Com

We spoke to the Canadian stand-up about queering the romantic comedy, writing from experience and working with Lisa Kudrow.
Lauren O'Neill

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.
Hannah Ewens
Ryan Bassil
Lauren O'Neill
Emma Garland
Daisy Jones

Porridge Radio's 'Every Bad' Has So Many Glistening Feelings

The Brighton/London band's second album revels in multi-dimensionality.
Lauren O'Neill

Introducing: The Workwear Woman

Advocate of premium-casual silhouettes and walker of teeny tiny dogs.
Lauren O'Neill
Five Questions

Five Questions for... the '1 in 30 People Who Poo in the Shower'

What is it like to just be casually squashing a human shit down a plug hole with one’s foot?
Emma Garland
Lauren O'Neill
the internet

Why Every Instagram Influencer Has That Same Big Grey Sofa

A sort of haute cat bed for humans, the Big Grey Sofa is a contemporary interiors phenomenon, jumping from reality stars' social media accounts into the homes of thousands.
Lauren O'Neill

We Tried Burger King’s New Plant-Based (But Not Vegan) Whopper

Confusingly, despite containing no meat, the ‘Rebel Whopper’ isn’t technically even vegetarian.
Lauren O'Neill
Nana Baah
New Years Eve

People Told Us About Their Worst New Year's Eve Snogs

"Looking back, I'm pretty sure he'd taken a pill."
Lauren O'Neill

What the Christmas Gifts You Bought Say About You

Goodhood voucher? Personalised wine coaster? A gift says nothing about the receiver but everything about the giver.
Hannah Ewens
Lauren O'Neill