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sex and relationships

Inside Smooci, the Sex Work App Described as 'Uber for Escorts'

We went to the launch of the self-described “next-generation escort booking platform” to see if it had sex workers' interests at heart.
Jake Hall
8.13.19
mind

How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job

As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.
Josh Gondelman
7.30.19
Sex

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Dominatrix

In the first installment of our new column, we meet a former financial researcher who switched from flogging numbers to flogging people.
Rose Stokes
7.25.19
Work

The Worst Things People Have Been Asked to Do When Applying for a Job

“We were asked to do improv games in a group interview. The job was working in a bar."
Graham Isador
7.10.19
money-inequality

Burnout Is Real, and the Solution Is Radically Changing How We Work

"It should not be necessary for all of us to work our asses off."
Mike Pearl
6.3.19
Work

I Was a Forever Intern and Here’s What I Learned

Internship culture is out of control. I've done 11 of them—and learned some things along the way that could have saved me the occasional breakdown.
Aziza Kasumov
2.8.19
Common Misconceptions, Answered

Common Myths About Porn, Debunked by a Porn Performer

"I love having fun on set. Can you imagine having sex in a way you really enjoy, with your full consent, and not responding like it’s positive? Also, you can’t fake a squirting orgasm."
Dominique Sisley
2.5.19
Culture

All the Ways You Will Be Laid Off

There are bad ways, and less bad ways, to find out you are being canned.
Elianna Lev
1.15.19
money brain

Suddenly Making Less Money May Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease—and Death

Losing your job can feel like a death sentence. New research shows the scary way that might actually be true.
Melissa Kravitz
1.9.19
christmas

Meet the Guy Who Legally Changed His Name to Santa Claus

The good news: technically yes Santa is real. The bad news: he lives in upstate New York and used to install fire sprinklers.
Laura Woods
12.23.18
Fashion

The Hellish Commute of the Women Who Make Your Clothes

In Cambodia, female garment workers slave away for hours on end to make fast fashion for brands like H&M and Gap. But their problems don't end when they leave the factory.
Poppy McPherson
12.17.18
The VICE Guide to Life

Eight Jobs You Can Do From a Tree

Or in a cave, or in a hole, or on the water. (Anywhere, you see.)
Evie Carrick
11.30.18
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