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The Chill Woman Who Pwned InfoWars Discusses Life After Going 'Softly Viral'

After InfoWars took down the original video, actress Dasha Nekrasova recently reposted the clip of herself coolly telling street interviewer Ashton Whitty she has worms in her brain.
Luke O'Neil
5.9.18
Music

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk, and Read This Interview With Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.
Andrea Domanick
Alex Robert Ross
3.25.18
PROFILES

Inside the 100-Hour Hell Week of a SXSW Programmer

A behind the scenes look at the logistics behind booking 2,000 bands—from breakout youngsters like Starcrawler to solo guitar experimentalists like Yonatan Gat to freaky jazz phenoms like Ezra Collective—playing on 100 stages in 6 days.
Dan Gentile
3.22.18
Essays

SXSW Might Be Good Again

SXSW used to suck, but so did I.
Jeff Weiss
3.21.18
we saw this

The Best and Worst Shit We Saw at SXSW 2018

Some of our favorites of the week in Austin included Rico Nasty, Mozzy, IDLES, Starcrawler, Goat Girl, Valee, an Uber driver, and more.
Noisey Staff
3.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the Trailer for 'Sorry to Bother You,' the Most Bonkers Movie at Sundance

Boots Riley's "fucked-up vision of the world" stars Lakeith Stanfield with the voice of David Cross.
River Donaghey
3.12.18
Film

[Exclusive] This Film's Epically Problematic Heist Is a Parable for Trump's USA

Bank robbery film 'American Paradise' combines gorgeous shots of the midwest with complex issues surrounding race and power.
Beckett Mufson
7.20.17
sxsw

Watching the Birth of a Star in Virtual Reality Is Interstellar Therapy

Experience a 'Fistful of Stars' in Eliza McNitt's soothing and operatic educational space odyssey, premiering today at SXSW.
Beckett Mufson
3.14.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This 1991 Report Proves That SXSW Has Always Involved Panels, Politics and Painful Naivety

"We came to expose our band to as many people in the profession as we could - and maybe get a record contract."
Tim Scott
3.10.17
Music

Gay Country Superstar Patrick Haggerty Is Still 'Cryin' Those Cocksucking Tears'

Patrick Haggerty unwittingly released the first gay country album in America with 'Lavender Country' in 1973. Life's been a strange trip ever since.
Matt Baume
7.30.16
Features

Do Kiwi Musicians Really Need to Leave New Zealand to Make It Big?

Is New Zealand really a graveyard of lost opportunities and forgotten dreams?
Nick Fulton
7.5.16
Film

How to Make a Film About Addiction Starring Your Own Family

'Krisha' is a home movie, of sorts, that takes place in the literal home of director Trey Shults' mother. His real-life aunt plays the titular, drug-addled character, and Shults himself plays her estranged son.
Jeffrey Bowers
4.11.16
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