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terrorism
terrorism

No One Believed That a Terrorist Family Could Be Living Down the Street

Neighbors of one of the families behind Surabaya's deadly terrorist attacks struggle to reconcile the news with the family they all knew.
Asad Asnawi
3 days ago
terrorism
terrorism

Why We Still Know So Little About JAD, the Terrorist Group Behind the Surabaya Attacks

Everyone knows Jamaah Ansharut Daulah's name, but few know what is really going on in this shadowy new terrorist group.
Adi Renaldi
4 days ago
beauty
beauty

This Artist Wants Us to Embrace Our Acne, Stretch Marks, and Curves

Snow White gets breakouts too.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.15.18
Music
Music

What It Takes to Rise to the Top of Indonesia's Amateur Dangdut Circuit

"It's hard to be a popular dangdut singer if you don't wear the sexy outfits or do the erotic dance moves. Most of my audience are horny men."
Titah AW
5.15.18
Features
Features

Rap is Banned in Iran, But the Underground Scene is Flourishing

"We have so many forbidden things in Iran, but does that prevent us from doing them? If forbidden rap can tell good stories, go ahead and forbid it! The ban only means it's an opportunity."
Quentin Müller
5.7.18
Sharia Law
Sharia Law

In Sharia Heartlands, Women are Punished for Wearing Too Little, Shunned for Wearing Too Much

Aceh is the only province in Indonesia allowed to enforce Sharia Law, but these conservative bonafides aren't stopping people from making fun of women who choose the full veil.
Hendri Abik
5.4.18
Interviews
Interviews

Vinnie Stigma of Agnostic Front: The Self-Proclaimed First New York Punk

We talked to the self-proclaimed purveyor of the best pasta in hardcore about his legendary band's new album and where to get a good haircut.
Reed Dunlea
5.3.18
poetry
poetry

Pop-Poet Rupi Kaur Isn't Worrying About Being Unique

“Plagiarism is such a heavy, loaded word.”
Vivek Gopal
Sonal Shah
5.2.18
child marriage
child marriage

Trying to Understand the Young Marriage That Shocked Indonesia

Syamsuddin and Fitrah​ Ayu were only teenagers when they decided to get married.
Eko Rusdianto
4.27.18
Noisey Guide To
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Pearl Jam

While many rock fans left their love of Pearl Jam in the 90s, the band has continued to create music on their own terms.
David Anthony
4.25.18
Bali
Bali

Hitching a Ride on Bali's Highway of Death

Hundreds have died on Bali's "Skull Track," but the danger hasn't stopped Indonesia's truckers from chancing their luck.
Adi Renaldi
4.24.18
financial domination
financial domination

10 Things You Always Wanted to Ask a Financial Dominatrix

“Apart from his wallet, I don’t think a man can help me.”
Maroosha Muzaffar
4.18.18