Jack Urwin

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A Guide for Brits Who Want to Move to Canada After Brexit

So your country has made a fucking awful irreversible decision and you want to move to Canada, mate? Just click on this already.
Jack Urwin
6.26.16
Stuff

I Called Up All My Old Mates to Work Out Why Men Lose Friends in Their Twenties

A new study says your twenties are the age you start losing friends, so I tried to find out why I've lost all of mine.
Jack Urwin
6.23.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Childhood, Fame and Depression: The Story of Lil' Chris

His story seemed all too tragically familiar. A child who found huge fame at an unfathomably early age, and seemed to spend the rest of their teens and twenties trying to cope with the aftermath.
Jack Urwin
5.17.16
Stuff

How the Sputtering Oil and Gas Industry Is Destroying Men

Men are falling behind in one Canadian oil town and, not surprisingly, they aren't handling it well.
Jack Urwin
4.27.16
column

New Canadian Bill That Proposes Amnesty for Drug Users Who Overdose is Just Common Decency

It's not hyperbole to say this law could be the difference between life and death for many people.
Jack Urwin
2.24.16
tech

Why You Shouldn't Hold People's Old Embarrassing Internet Bullshit Against Them

As recently as five years ago, I was a terrible human with terrible opinions, and a real knack for posting those opinions online. While those Twitter posts are still exactly the same, I've changed.
Jack Urwin
8.19.15
VICE vs Video games

It’s Plain Weird to Feel Real Love for a Video Game Character

It's great that video game avatars are becoming ever more diverse – but if you're developing a serious crush on one, maybe consider a new hobby.
Jack Urwin
4.15.15
Stuff

Is It Possible to Be Both Socially Conscious and Happy?

We had a chat with someone from the charity Action for Happiness about whether it's possible to be truly happy in the face of all the terrible shit constantly going on around the world.
Jack Urwin
4.1.15
Stuff

England, Which One of You Left This Big Bag of Crystal Meth in My Backpack?

An interview with a girl who found a large quantity of meth that didn't belong to her about what happens when you find a large quantity of meth that doesn't belong to you.
Jack Urwin
4.1.15
Stuff

The British Military Is Less Transphobic Than the British Public

I spent the day with Christina Bentley, the UK's first transgender RAF police officer.
Jack Urwin
7.7.14