Jia Tolentino Wants You To Be More Chill Online
We spoke to the 'Trick Mirror' author about the internet, monetised feminism and the ways we kid ourselves in 2019.
When the Conflict Zone You're Reporting on Is Home
We spoke to Zahra Hankir – editor of "Our Women on the Ground," a new collection of essays by Arab women reporters – about why no one else can report on the region like Arab women can.
The Evolution of the ‘Messy Woman’
How the pop culture trope changed in the time between ‘Animals’ being published in 2014 and then adapted into a film this year.
Millions of Books Secretly in the Public Domain Can Be Downloaded for Free
A quirk of copyright law means that millions of books are now free for anyone to read, thanks to some work from the New York Public Library.
What It Means to Be a Fangirl in 2019
VICE staffer Hannah Ewens' new book, 'Fangirls: Scenes From Modern Music Culture', hands the microphone to female music fans.
A Linguist Explains Why Texting and Tweeting Aren’t Ruining the English Language
'Because Internet' explores how the internet is transforming the way we communicate.
Everything You Need to Know When You're Going to Prison
After he was released from jail, Carl Cattermole decided to write down everything he'd learnt. Consider this extract from 'Prison: A Survival Guide' your essential primer to getting banged up.
What Your Summer Book Says About You
From 'Normal People' to 'Just Kids': there's a stereotype for you!
What Actually Happens When a Working-Class Student Applies to Oxbridge
In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Olivia Fletcher shares how applying to Cambridge University shattered her fantasy of meritocratic education.
What It's Like Working at a Peep Show While Pregnant
In this extract from "Skint Estate", memoirist Cash Carraway recounts the highs and sticky lows of being a performer in a Soho peep show.
The Intimate Details of Three Women's Sex Lives
"Three Women" author Lisa Taddeo spent almost a decade following a trio of women and documenting their relationships, desires and affairs.
I Watched the Neighbourhood I Grew Up in Get Gentrified
In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Malakaï Sargeant describes how gentrification destroyed Hackney.