biography

Film

Filmmakers Tell Us Why It’s So Difficult to Make a Great Biopic

From ‘All Eyez on Me’ to ‘Nina’ to ‘Lincoln,’ there are a lot of ways to tell and/or ruin a life story.
Tari Ngangura
8.23.17
Australia

Where It All Began For Australia Cricket Captain Steve Smith

Steve Smith was brought into the Aussie team as a gentle leg-spinner. Now the best batsman in the world, only Don Bradman's record is superior.
James Pavey
1.4.17
Stuff

Al Capone, Bloodthirsty Mobster, Was a Pretty Good Dad

While Al Capone's criminal life has been written about endlessly, his personal life is still a mystery. In a new book, Deirdre Bair explores what the gangster was like behind the crime scenes.
Seth Ferranti
10.30.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Naomi Klein Explains How the Rise of Trump and Sanders Proves She Was Right All Along

"Anger has to go somewhere," she explains. "When things don't work the left traditionally blames big power, while the right blames immigrants."
Julian Morgans
5.27.16
Music

Facts About David Bowie You May Not Have Known

Looking back on little-reported moments in the life of the Thin White Duke.
Gavin Haynes
1.13.16
Stuff

My Six Years with Jimmy Savile: An Interview with His Biographer

Dan Davies interviewed Savile over six years in order to write his now award-winning biography, 'In Plain Sight.'
David Whelan
11.11.15
FIGHTLAND

On Writing Mark Hunt’s Book, ‘Born to Fight’

The author of Mark Hunt’s new biography, which details the sexual and physical abuse of his past, his criminal history, drug use, and gambling addiction, shares what it was like to get the 'Super Samoan' to tell his story for the first time.
Ben Mckelvey
9.22.15
Stuff

The Best Musical of the Year Is a Hip-Hop Show About Alexander Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda's new Broadway play 'Hamilton: An American Musical' is inventive, educational, and also really, really good.
John Keene
8.24.15
Interviews

No Time for Epitaphs: Behemoth’s Nergal Talks Defying Death and Embracing Life

“The here and now is what I fought for”
Jonathan Dick
3.8.15
Interviews

There Will Never Be Another Pete Steele: A Conversation with the Author of Steele's New Biography, 'Soul on Fire'

The Green Man's legacy lives on in Jeff Wagner's new biography.
Rod Glacial
11.30.14
Premieres

A First Person Account of that Time Ol Dirty Bastard Got his Welfare Check in a Limo

A chapter from the new biography 'The Dirty Version,' exclusively at Noisey
Noisey Staff
10.27.14
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The Evolution of Flying Lotus

How did a Nintendo playing, cartoon addict become a Flying Lotus? Stage by stage, we look at the evolution of LA’s modern beat king.
Joe Zadeh
9.25.14
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