Lauren Oyler

Books

The New Literary Heroine Is Smart with No Personality

Catherine Lacey's 'The Answers' joins a cadre of recent novels featuring female perspective minus female identity.
Lauren Oyler
6.13.17
popularity

Being Popular Won't Make You Less Sad Inside

A new book divides popularity into two types, but only one is helpful.
Lauren Oyler
6.7.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

Patricia Lockwood, the 'Poet Laureate of Twitter,' Is More Than the Sum of Her Dick Jokes

In her new memoir "Priestdaddy," the "Rape Joke" author discusses puberty, Slankets, environmental degradation, and what it's like when your father becomes a Father.
Lauren Oyler
3.29.17
Film

Street Cats Are Our Only Hope

The new documentary 'Kedi' takes you inside the delightful world of stray cats in Istanbul.
Lauren Oyler
2.18.17
Books

Cannibalism Isn't as Edgy as You Think

Zoologist Bill Schutt's new book takes the bite out of Western taboos that consider eating another person the worst thing you could do.
Lauren Oyler
2.3.17
Books

All Your Favorite Writers and Artists Were Constantly Fucking

A new book charts out the often messy love lives of famous artists, writers, and creative types.
Lauren Oyler
1.12.17
Stuff

‘Fleabag’ Star Phoebe Waller-Bridge on ‘Unlikable' Women and Sexual Validation

We talked to the creator of the hilarious show about a horny young British mess.
Lauren Oyler
10.20.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

When Hillary Clinton Was America's Hostess

Before Hillary Clinton became a presidential candidate, secretary of state, or New York senator, she was one of the most controversial first ladies of the 20th century.
Lauren Oyler
10.13.16
The Sick Day Issue

Eimear McBride Is Back

The writer's second novel, The Lesser Bohemians, took nine years to write and comes out this month.
Lauren Oyler
9.20.16
the vice reader

The Surprising Benefits of Hating Everything

Essayist Mark Greif's new book 'Against Everything' doesn't tell you how to live, but it does encourag
Lauren Oyler
9.10.16
The We Missed You Issue

Helen Oyeyemi's Major Keys

Broadly speaks with prolific author Helen Oyeyemi about her new short story collection, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours. Despite publishing her seventh book, Oyeyemi insists she's "still very much learning on the job."
Lauren Oyler
3.16.16
PROFILES

How to Be Caitlin Moran

The controversial British feminist's career is founded on great material, but it's still material. She writes and performs an amount that, to me, remains unfathomable-indeed. Even much of this interview feels like a performance.
Lauren Oyler
7.16.15
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