Jak Hutchcraft

Religion

'Jesus Loves Goths': Inside Asylum, the Bible Study Group For Metalheads

The multi-denominational group celebrates faith in the alternative community, and, in doing so, enables something quietly revolutionary.
Jak Hutchcraft
1.9.19
HORROR

The Weird and Mystical World of Sleepwalking

Throughout history, sleepwalkers have cooked meals, rode motorbikes and committed murders – and it happens to far more of us than we think.
Jak Hutchcraft
9.21.18
Skate

This Is What Skating Looked Like When Your Dad Was a Teenager

Photos from 'Read And Destroy', the magazine that chronicled British skating at its most underground moment.
Jak Hutchcraft
7.25.18
Homelessness

Homeless LGBT People Face a Unique Set of Challenges

So it's good news that schemes like The Outside Project – whose founder we spoke to – exist.
Jak Hutchcraft
11.22.17
Gay Pride

London's Queer Punks Are Making Themselves Heard

Up the LGBTQ+ punx!
Jak Hutchcraft
7.3.17
drinking

How Your Job and Music Taste Affects What Booze You Drink

A conversation with Dr Thomas Thurnell-Read, a drinking expert.
Jak Hutchcraft
1.29.17
Photo

Photos That Show London's Punk Scene Is Still Alive and Spitting

We spoke to Jude Kendall about documenting the capital's squat and punk scene.
Jak Hutchcraft
9.4.16
Gaming

How Board Games Have Become More Popular Than Ever

Exploring why, in the age of video games, board game sales are up year on year, "board game bars" are becoming increasingly popular and hundreds of thousands of people subscribe to tabletop gaming YouTube channels.
Jak Hutchcraft
3.1.16
Stuff

I Took a 'Hypno-Singing' Class to See if Hypnotherapy Is Legit or Bullshit

Hypnotherapy is a booming business, with practitioners claiming to be capable of everything from helping you lose weight to "past life regression". But does it actually work?
Jak Hutchcraft
2.11.16
Stuff

How This Guy Pranked the World's Online Anime Community

Based on a comic he made when he was 13, animator Wes Louis created a show named 'Super Turbo Atomic Ninja Rabbit' and tricked the internet into thinking it was an actual series from the 90s.
Jak Hutchcraft
9.1.15
Music

The British Band Responsible for a Whole New Kind of Teen Goth Subculture

Inside the world of the Fearless Vampire Killers.
Jak Hutchcraft
8.27.15
Stuff

Why We Need an Alternative History of the 20th Century

Talking to author John Higgs about his new book, which details the pivotal points in one of human history's most important centuries that you're not going to be taught about at school.
Jak Hutchcraft
8.24.15
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