hysteria

Three Percenters

What Right-Wing Militants Are Hoping for After a Government Collapse

We talked to Three Percenters and experts on the modern militia movement about their nebulous vision of a future many Americans want nothing to do with.
Mark Hay
10.22.17
The Unstreamables

Def Leppard’s 'Hysteria' Has Rocked for 30 Years but You Still Can't Stream It

On the heels of their hit album 'Pyromania,' plagued by setbacks, the band set out to make an album with seven hit singles—and succeeded.
Al Shipley
8.4.17
Electricity

I Got Shocked By the Machines Once Used to ‘Cure’ Homosexuality and Hysteria

These electro-shock devices act as a pocket history of healthcare and repression.
Tess McClure
3.6.17
Art

According to Female Artists, This Is What Hysteria Is Really Like

Sculptors, painters, and street artists explore the origins of hysteria in an annual group show entitled 'the 4%ers.'
Nathaniel Ainley
8.11.16
Longreads Or Whatever

How Bjork and Beyoncé Destroyed Pop Music's Heartbroken Woman

When women are angry, they are expected to be sexy. When women are hurt, they are expected to be dignified. These two records changed that.
Daisy Jones
6.6.16
Breaking News

Shannon Noll is Playing a Surprise Show at Sydney University Right Now

“It’s a total maelstrom of sweaty teenagers, exhibition tents and sexual energy.”
Isabelle Hellyer
2.24.16
Breaking News

Shannon Noll is Playing a Surprise Show at Sydney University Right Now

“It’s a total maelstrom of sweaty teenagers, exhibition tents and sexual energy.”
Isabelle Hellyer
2.24.16
Remembering the Hipster

We Asked an Expert Why People Hate Hipsters

Are you a hipster? No? That's because no one is.
Mike Pearl
12.14.15
Ink Spots

Nothing Is OK: An Interview with the Women Behind Feminist Journal 'HYSTERIA'

Two members of the journal's collective talk about the many types of feminism and why equality is a utopic but necessary thing to strive for.
Becky Lamming
8.27.15
News

Third-Hand Smoke Could Kill You

An experiment done at UC Riverside concluded that "third-hand" or "passive" smoking can also lead to a higher risk of cancer. This means that the hysterical reaction people have to you lighting up in public is only going to get worse.
Mike Pearl
2.4.14
NSFW

Fucking Hysterical: A Timeline of Vintage Vibrators

For centuries hysteria was a legitimate and common diagnosis for women who just needed to get laid, or, at the very least, treat themselves to a few mind-blowing orgasms. But since most women in the old-timey days didn't even know they could have...
Tanja M. Laden
4.11.13
Stuff

The Eight Dumbest Things About the Daily Mail's Laughing Gas Article

If you're reading this, you have presumably inhaled laughing gas recreationally before. So you probably know that it makes you feel kinda funny for about 30 seconds and then wears off. And that's pretty much it. The UK's 'Daily Mail' beg to differ.
Glen Coco
7.16.12