Still Not Okay: Gen Z Is Keeping Emo Alive
We spoke to the music fans who came of age (or were born) after the mainstream version of emo took hold in the mid-2000s.
How Pete Wentz Ended Up on a Lil Peep and ILoveMakonnen Collab
"I saw Peep as a kindred spirit," he told us, when we called him to talk about new track "I've Been Waiting."
Weezer Have Always Been the Goofy Band You Think They Are
This week they released the 'Teal Album', covering TLC, a-ha and more – and of course, some hate it. But isn't their kookiness their charm?
Home Coming: Leicester
A tour of one writer's hometown, one potato fritter at a time.
but actually good
The Lonely Island Have Gone Full Circle and Are Now Under-rated
Ahead of their first live concert, we look back on the guys who famously made "Dick In a Box" (but also a bunch of other good shit).
All Hail Elaine Benes, TV Comedy's Original Messy Bitch
Seinfeld's revolutionary anti-hero with a "big wall of hair" and a "face like a frying pan" is just as important to sitcom writing now as she was in the 90s.
Remembering Fall Out Boy’s 'Take This To Your Grave'
Fifteen years on, the pop punk group's debut album is a main-stay of the genre, celebrated for its weird quirks and really long song names.
We Made Actual Emos Review Princess Nokia's Emo-Inspired Mixtape
The versatile New York rapper put out 'A Girl Cried Red' last Friday, so we got some ex-diehards to chat about it.
Why Getting Fucked Makes Some of You Fun and Some of You Awful
One lesson we learned: your own expectation of what drink or drugs will do to you plays a big role in their actual effect.
An Actual First Date with Actual Pete Wentz
I’d never gone on a date that was any more than “shall we sit in the park until we get bored and kiss?” until this one.
An Oral History of 'Jackass: The Movie'
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the most legendary stunt film of all time, we spoke to everyone involved.
Queerness and Socialist Revolution: Why 'High School Musical 2' Is Actually Kind of OK
Here's how a made-for-TV musical aimed at children managed to transcend its core audience to be the best in its franchise.