Interviews

Interviews

How Manchester's Somali Community Helped to Transform Moss Side

We spoke to the artists behind the new multimedia project "See My Dunya", which looks at Somali identity and the community's positive impact on Manchester since the 1990s.
Kamila Rymajdo
1.7.19
Film

Barry Jenkins on the Burden of Honouring James Baldwin with ‘Beale Street’

Jenkins on turning the classic novel ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ into a soon-to-be-classic film.
Noel Ransome
12.5.18
Culture

There Are No Good Guys in 'Narcos: Mexico'

The fourth season takes us to the origin of America's war on drugs and into a world filled with "bad guys and very bad guys".
Seth Ferranti
11.18.18
Culture

Larry Clark Is Still Making Movies About Young People Fucking

"I've been a photographer for almost 60 years, so I know who the camera likes."
Seth Ferranti
11.3.18
Interviews

The History of Why We Celebrate Halloween in the UK

We spoke to the co-founders of 'Folklore Thursday' to learn more about folklore as personal escapism, shared history and whether memes count as modern examples.
Emma Garland
10.31.18
Culture

Searching for Utopia: An Interview with KatieJane Garside

After retreating from the music industry for a decade and sailing around the world, the Daisy Chainsaw and QueenAdreena front person is returning to public life... kind of.
Emma Garland
10.8.18
Sex

Sex Doll Brothels Are Here and They're Here to Stay

Turns out the future of sex doll brothels might look a lot more like 'Her' than a free-for-all robot orgy, so get your head out of the gutter.
Mack Lamoureux
10.4.18
crime

This Author Forecasts a New Wave of Serial Killers in 2035

In ‘Sons of Cain’ investigative historian Peter Vronsky argues war and economic crisis play a role in making murderers.
Mack Lamoureux
8.23.18
Interviews

Saying Goodbye to Dalston's Doomed Gallery

Curators Ken Flaherty and Matt Martin talk us through running one of London's legendary underground art spaces as they prepare to pass the torch.
Chris Bethell
Emma Garland
8.21.18
Weed

What It’s Like To Be a Big-Time Female Weed Trafficker

‘I am Queen C, I am this badass bitch. But I do have this secret.’
Manisha Krishnan
8.20.18
porn

The Future of Porn Is Only Getting Worse

We interviewed award-winning feminist adult film maker Erika Lust about the impact of FOSTA/SESTA on porn, the problem with age verification checks and the value of education over regulation.
Emma Garland
8.15.18
Interviews

Happy Birthday, Salad Fingers

In honour of the 14-year anniversary of one of Britain's bleakest cartoons, we spoke to creator David Firth. Plus, we asked actual Salad Fingers who should win 'Love Island'.
Emma Garland
7.16.18
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