Lauren O'Neill

Staff Writer

Lauren O'Neill is a culture writer specialising in TV, music, books, millennials, and the internet. 

tories

Identifying Every Type of Boomer in the Tory Cabinet Zoom Meeting

From "technophobe dad" to "malevolent sports mum" to "guy who regularly likes a porn star's tweets with a public profile" – all are represented.
Emma Garland
Lauren O'Neill
20 hours ago
Coronavirus

This Darkly Funny Book Preempted Quarantine Life

In the first instalment of our Corona Book Club, we read chapter one of Ottessa Moshfegh's 2018 novel 'My Year of Rest and Relaxation.'
Lauren O'Neill
Hannah Ewens
Nana Baah
a day ago
Film

Our Next Corona Film Club Movie Is 'Mistress America' Starring Greta Gerwig

The Noah Baumbach-directed comedy is this week's pick. Watch with us!
Lauren O'Neill
3 days ago
Weekly Review

Waxahatchee's 'Saint Cloud' Reaches Back While Looking Forward

Katie Crutchfield's fifth solo LP steps onto new terrain, tracking a lifestyle change with a honeyed sound.
Lauren O'Neill
3.27.20
Coronavirus

'Porco Rosso' Is a Fun, Beautiful Movie About a Cartoon Pig

Studio Ghibli's porcine romp is the second movie in VICE UK's Corona Film Club. Read our review here.
Lauren O'Neill
Ryan Bassil
Hannah Ewens
3.26.20
Coronavirus

Want to Read More During the Lockdown? Join Our Corona Book Club

Join us to read "My Year of Rest and Relaxation" by Ottessa Moshfegh, if you can tear yourself away from your fourth hour of "The Sims".
Lauren O'Neill
3.25.20
Health

All the Coronavirus Types You've Met During the Outbreak

From the "fake news aunty" to the "alarmingly chill parent", this virus is making us all act weird.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Lauren O'Neill
3.23.20
Film

'First Reformed': It's Ethan Hawke as a Hot Priest Pondering the Apocalypse

Stuck at home due to coronavirus? Join our writers and readers as they discuss the latest A24 film on Netflix.
Ryan Bassil
Lauren O'Neill
3.19.20
TV

Mae Martin's 'Feel Good' Reimagines the Rom-Com

We spoke to the Canadian stand-up about queering the romantic comedy, writing from experience and working with Lisa Kudrow.
Lauren O'Neill
3.17.20
Culture

What To Watch, Read and Listen To While You're Bored and Self-Isolating

Don't lose your head: pass the hours with some picks from VICE UK's culture writers.
Hannah Ewens
Ryan Bassil
Lauren O'Neill
Emma Garland
Daisy Jones
3.16.20
Music

Porridge Radio's 'Every Bad' Has So Many Glistening Feelings

The Brighton/London band's second album revels in multi-dimensionality.
Lauren O'Neill
3.13.20
Fashion

Introducing: The Workwear Woman

Advocate of premium-casual silhouettes and walker of teeny tiny dogs.
Lauren O'Neill
3.4.20
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