Joe Zadeh

VICE Long Reads

The Man Who Lives Inside His Dreams

When the most important people in his life all died in quick succession, Stephen Wright channeled his bereavement into turning his semi-detached house into a work of art.
Joe Zadeh

The Lonely Life of a Professional YouTuber

You might have a million subscribers online, but the trade-off is spending most of your time alone, in front of a computer – as WillNE knows all too well.
Joe Zadeh
VICE Long Reads

A Fateful Hunt for a Buried Stash of the Greatest LSD Ever Made

In the 1970s, a quiet pocket of rural Wales became the psychedelic hub of the world. We went back in search of the chemists, dealers and thousands of hidden blotters.
Joe Zadeh
Finsbury Park Attack

Dealing with the New Normal: How Finsbury Park Is Reacting to the Attack

On the streets yesterday people said they wanted to show solidarity, but also that they had noticed a rise in hate speech in recent months.
Joe Zadeh
Oh Snap

How Labour Lost the Working Class

For a hundred years Teesside was the steel capital of the world and a Labour heartland. Now, for the first time in generations, it's turning blue.
Joe Zadeh

Britain's Immigration Policy Is Just as Draconian as Donald Trump's 'Muslim Ban'

Trump’s revised travel ban is yet to come into effect, but Theresa May has already built a wall, deported Muslims and thrown innocent people into detention centres.
Joe Zadeh

How Bob Mortimer Kickstarted the Golden Age of British Comedy

An interview with one half of Vic and Bob.
Joe Zadeh

The Problem With the Concept of a "Good Immigrant"

Stars like Nadiya Hussain​ and Mo Farah are considered to have passed society's test for immigrants. But where does that leave everyone else?
Joe Zadeh

The VICE Interview: Lethal Bizzle

Ever wondered if the grime star would have sex with a robot? Well wonder no more.
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Why We're Talking About Music and Mental Health This Week

Introducing a new series on Noisey.
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Festival Season!

Dekmantel Was So Great the Only Bad Thing We Could Find Was a Pool of Sick

"I thought I'd at least see a fight, someone pissing in a cup, or a gurner lighting the filter end of a cigarette."
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How to Prepare for Your Digital Afterlife

Apparently Britons are in denial about their digital legacies, so we reviewed some of the services that manage your online presence after you die.
Joe Zadeh