Bo Franklin

Photo

Amazing Photographs of London Squatters in the 70s and 80s

Mark Cawson documented his time living in unoccupied buildings in the English capital. Now, his photographs are being exhibited for the first time.
Bo Franklin
10.7.15

This Is What Happens When You Get Tattooists to Make Pigs' Heads Look Sexy

New York photographer Peter Garritano let tattoo artists loose on some severed pig heads. We asked him what's going on, and made some crude #Piggate comparisons.
Bo Franklin
10.1.15
News

I Watched Bailiffs Chase Housing Activists Out of a North London Estate

The Sweets Way estate got evicted yesterday so that some more luxury flats can be built in its place. Activists built wooden barricades and climbed on roofs to try and stop the eviction.
Bo Franklin
9.24.15
Stuff

Why Londoners Love London

London gets a hard time for being one of the most polluted, hectic, expensive places going. What's often overlooked, however, is everything that makes it objectively, inarguably the best city in the world.
Bo Franklin
9.23.15
News

We Asked Some London City Workers if #Piggate Makes Cameron a Worse Prime Minister

Some of them were surprisingly chill about the allegations.
Bo Franklin
9.22.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why the New Lib Dem Leader Is Convinced His Party Can Become Relevant Again

With Jeremy Corbyn moving Labour further from the centre-ground, newly elected Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron thinks his party can become relevant again. But didn't Clegg already blow it?
Bo Franklin
9.18.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Government Wants You to Buy Your Local Pub, But Won't Loan You Nearly Enough

The Pub Loan Fund, announced this morning by Pubs Minister Marcus Jones, might be a nice idea – but it'll barely cover your next round.
Bo Franklin
9.11.15
Film

Lessons in Activism from the New Greenpeace Documentary, 'How to Change the World'

We talked to the film's director, Jerry Rothwell, about founder Bob Hunter, how the group nearly got blown up by a nuclear bomb, and how Greenpeace's direct action impacts today.
Bo Franklin
9.10.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Criminal Gang Has Been Turning Victims into 'Zombies' with the 'World's Most Dangerous Drug'

Colombian Devil's Breath – also known as scopolamine – puts people into a trance-like state, in which they can be coerced to hand over thousands of pounds worth of valuables to criminals.
Bo Franklin
9.2.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Team of Mexicans Have Made a Game Where You Can Beat Up Donald Trump

The developer wants to make games that "transcend the creation of art" – like throwing shoes and a bowling ball at Donald Trump wearing a chicken suit.
Bo Franklin
9.1.15
Stuff

There's a Shop in America Called Wanker's and the Internet Can't Get Enough

Wanker's Country Store – where the good times come easy!
Bo Franklin
8.28.15
Ink Spots

We Talked to the Editors of 'White Fungus' Magazine About Art in the Far East

Brothers Ron and Mark Hanson have been making the politically-skewed art journal out of New Zealand and Taiwan for eleven years.
Bo Franklin
8.24.15
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