Features

sex work

Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in Trafficking Stings

Raids – or "welfare visits" – carried out by police are supposedly conducted for safety, but they're harming sex workers and failing to identify genuine victims.
Jake Hall
4 days ago
the internet

TikTok Has Created a Whole New Class of Influencer

While the app's stars might have millions of fans, they're not making nearly as much money as their contemporaries on YouTube.
Amelia Tait
5.14.19
Culture

Sex, Sun Beds and Brits Abroad: The Legacy of Club 18-30 Holidays

On the cusp of the first summer since Thomas Cook retired the package holiday brand, we look at why it fell out of favour and the legacy it left behind.
Kamila Rymajdo
5.13.19
Interviews

Holly Herndon's New, AI-Spawned Album Is Full of Humanity

For 'PROTO,' the artist and her collaborators built an AI that was trained on their voices. The music it produced is eerie at times, but it's full of life.
Leah Mandel
5.13.19
Features

The Story of the DIY Publication That Kept Bands on the Road for Decades

How 'Book Your Own Fuckin' Life' helped countless punk bands tour in the pre-internet era.
Kevin Warwick
5.7.19
oral histories

An Oral History of Dalston Superstore

The east London LGBTQ institution is celebrating its tenth anniversary, so we asked some of the people who know it best to tell its story.
Ben Charlie Smoke
5.3.19
Remembering Things

Gallows Predicted Fractured Brexit Britain, Ten Years Early

The Watford punks filled their second album 'Grey Britain' with what felt like nihilism at the time, and now looks like the typical news cycle.
Tom Connick
5.2.19
Features

Oobah Butler's Guide to Faking Your Way to the Top

Read an excerpt from the VICE writer's new book, 'How To Bullsh*t Your Way To Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide To 21st Century Success'.
Oobah Butler
4.30.19
Interviews

Rick Maguire Gave Up Everything for Pile and He’d Do It All Again

You'd think 12 years of work would've worn Maguire down, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
David Anthony
4.26.19
Interviews

Kelsey Lu Had to Manifest Hopeful Pop from Pain

We met the alt-pop cellist and singer in London, hearing about the multi-city, tumultuous journey behind her stunning debut album 'Blood.'
Tshepo Mokoena
4.23.19
polyamory

A Handy Guide to Navigating the Endless Rules of Polyamory

Or; why dating someone who already has a partner might be a bad idea.
James Greig
4.18.19
climate change

This Is Why California Will Keep Burning

One massive utility company is responsible for many of the wildfires and dozens of deaths. Can we make our infrastructure stop killing us?
Susie Cagle
4.17.19
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