Scott Oliver

Important Questions

Answering the Most Important Question About the British Fry-Up

Egg and beans – should they touch, or be separated by a breakwater sausage?
Scott Oliver
1.2.19

The Fundamental Errors of Jordan Peterson

A critical reading of the controversial Psychology professor's book, '12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos'.
Scott Oliver
6.4.18
Drugs

My Life as an International Ketamine Smuggler

We spoke to a guy who was partly responsible for flooding the UK with the K in the mid-1990s.
Scott Oliver
12.13.17
conspiracy theories

Conspiracy Theorists Just Want to Feel Special

Like when people only listen to "underground" music, but with poisoned water supplies and space Nazis.
Scott Oliver
9.27.17
Drugs

How Cocaine Influenced the Work of Sigmund Freud

A potted history of the psychoanalysis founder's gak habit.
Scott Oliver
6.23.17
Politics

Could an Exclusively Right-Wing Society Ever Be Truly Happy?

According to science and psychology, should we all be striving for a left or a right-wing "utopia"?
Scott Oliver
3.1.17
Alt-Right

Unwrapping the Conspiracy Theory at the Heart of the Alt-Right

You might have heard the term 'Cultural Marxism' thrown around by figureheads of the new radical right. This is what they're on about, and why they're wrong.
Scott Oliver
2.23.17
nottingham panthers

Puck City: The Enduring Success of Ice Hockey in Nottingham

Having enjoyed a sustained run of success on the rink, Nottingham Panthers can this season boast an average crowd of almost 6,000. The team and their home city are among British ice hockey's leading lights.
Scott Oliver
3.17.16
Darts

Welcome To Stoke-On-Trent: Dartopolis (Part 2)

There are certain corners of the world that dominate a particular sport to a disproportionate degree. For darts, that place has long been established as Stoke-on-Trent.
Scott Oliver
2.12.16
Darts

​Welcome To Stoke-On-Trent: Dartopolis

There are certain corners of the world that dominate a particular sport to a disproportionate degree. For darts, that place has long been established as Stoke-on-Trent.
Scott Oliver
2.11.16
rugby

​The Ecstasy and the Agony: The Brief History of Cyprus Rugby

The arrival of international rugby on Cyprus was a happy by-product of an unhappy history. But despite embarking on a record-breaking winning streak, their dreams of qualifying for the World Cup were dashed by off-pitch bureaucracy.
Scott Oliver
9.18.15
tech

​Catching Up with Malaysia’s Renegade Sex Bloggers

In 2013, Vivian Lee and Alvin Tan—a.k.a. "Alvivi"—were arrested after spreading antiauthoritarian messages and homemade porn online. Two years later the now-separated duo are still making waves on social media.
Scott Oliver
5.20.15
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