Marianne Eloise

Home Coming

Home Coming: Leicester

A tour of one writer's hometown, one potato fritter at a time.
Marianne Eloise
11.27.18
tv

All Hail Elaine Benes, TV Comedy's Original Messy Bitch

Seinfeld's revolutionary anti-hero with a "big wall of hair" and a "face like a frying pan" is just as important to sitcom writing now as she was in the 90s.
Marianne Eloise
5.14.18
Drinking and Drugs

Why Getting Wasted Makes Some of You Fun and Some of You Awful

One lesson we learned: Your own expectation of what drink or drugs will do to you plays a big role in their actual effect.
Marianne Eloise
2.21.18
Film

An Oral History of 'Jackass: The Movie'

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the most legendary stunt film of all time, we spoke to everyone involved.
Marianne Eloise
10.3.17
Film

The Camp, Creepy Appeal of 'The Lost Boys'

We look back on Joel Schumacher's 80s cult classic, 30 years after it was made.
Marianne Eloise
8.3.17
Tory Week

Hanging Out with Young People in the Toriest Town in Britain

With the election dividing the generations, we spoke to young people in Theresa May's backyard.
Marianne Eloise
6.4.17
But seriously

Why Are Perfume Adverts Always So Terrible?

They're all the same, and they're all shit. I asked some industry experts why.
Marianne Eloise
3.19.17
catfishing

We Asked an Expert If You Can Really Make Catfishing Illegal

A British woman is calling on the government to criminalize catfishing—but is she going to have any luck?
Marianne Eloise
2.25.17
education

The University Teaching Its Students How to Actually Change the World

We spoke to Nelly Ben Hayoun about her postgraduate programme, The University of the Underground.
Marianne Eloise
2.24.17
old age

Good News for People Who Want to Live as Long as Possible

Two new studies point to you being able to do exactly that.
Marianne Eloise
2.22.17
Serial Killers

Why Do So Many People Sympathise with Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer?

The man murdered 17 men, and ate some of them. But people still want to look for the good in him.
Marianne Eloise
2.16.17
the vice interview

The VICE Interview: JoJo

We spoke to the "Leave (Get Out)" singer about aliens, Dropkick Murphys, and why throwing rocks at ducks is a deal breaker.
Marianne Eloise
1.30.17
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