Francisco Garcia

Essays

What We Can't Talk About When We Talk About Our Grandparents

Most of us don't think much about what happens at the end of life for our loved ones, but it might be better for everyone if we did.
Francisco Garcia
4.30.19
missing people

Inside Britain's Escalating Missing Persons Problem

With austerity widening society's cracks, the number of people reported missing in London alone has increased 77 percent since 2010.
Francisco Garcia
3.7.19
Features

The UK's Last Mass Shooting Still Affects Locals 20 Years Later

In Dunblane – the town that saw the last mass shooting in British history – survivors and those who lost loved ones grapple with its legacy.
Francisco Garcia
2.18.19
Drugs

The Hidden Killer of Dundee's Street Drug Users

We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in the "drug death capital of Europe".
Francisco Garcia
11.7.18
crime

How a British Town Dealt with the Legacy of the 'Suffolk Strangler'

In 2008, Steve Wright was convicted of the murder of five sex workers. Ten years later, we visited Ipswich to see which memories remain.
Francisco Garcia
11.6.18
Food

The British Competitive Eaters Taking On the Rest of the World

Meeting the UK vloggers making their names by inhaling far too much food.
Francisco Garcia
9.28.18
crime

The Mystery of 'Bible John', Scotland's Zodiac Killer

Fifty years ago, three married women turned up dead after a night at Glasgow's Barrowlands Ballroom. The killer has never been found.
Francisco Garcia
9.5.18
steampunks

We Went to a Steampunk Meet-Up to See How They're Getting On in 2018

The annual Surrey Steampunk Convivial is a chance for Steampunks of all persuasions to gather, mingle and listen to some autoharp.
Francisco Garcia
8.14.18
politics

Scotland Is Not as Woke as It Thinks It Is

So argue the authors of a new book, 'No Problem Here: Understanding Racism in Scotland'.
Francisco Garcia
7.31.18
politcs

How Much Do 'Tell All' Political Thrillers Really Tell Us?

Racy insider accounts are a publisher's dream, but they might not be as profound as we like to believe.
Francisco Garcia
1.19.18
PROFILES

Skrapz Went from the Streets to the UK Rap Kingdom

After leaving grime, and hitting obstacles along the way, the London rapper is fully on course.
Francisco Garcia
11.1.17
Premieres

Jerkcurb Makes Music and Art to Illuminate the Night

We talk to the King Krule collaborator and animator, while giving you a first look at his "Voodoo Saloon" video.
Francisco Garcia
10.12.17
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