longreads

PROFILES

This NYC Artist's Radical Bread Is Baked to Be Destroyed

"If you look at bread, you have to look at subsidies and revolts and taxation. Bread has never really been simple.”
Diana Hubbell
4.17.19
VICE Long Reads

A Journey Into the Radical Art of Brain Injury Survivors

A small and thriving community of artists in London are re-kindling age old questions about why we create.
Joe Zadeh
2.28.19
Op-Ed

Stop Calling Food 'Plantation'

In the most generous light, the word can be a clumsy stand-in for “Southern.” But the term can't be separated from enslavement.
Eric Ginsburg
2.22.19
longreads

A Real Hot Mess: How Grits Got Weaponised Against Cheating Men

Understanding the Black women who seized a common pantry item—and, with it, power.
Cynthia R. Greenlee
2.14.19
personal essay

The Unapologetically Arab Restaurant That Reminded Me America is My Country, Too

At Dyafa, seeing people enjoying my heritage through food felt like a lifelong cloud of hatred was being lifted.
Janelle Lassalle
1.24.19
longreads

This Fresh Batch of New York Bakers Is Making Bread Interesting Again

"It’s funny, when people meet me, they’re like, ‘Wait, you’re not what I expected.’"
Diana Hubbell
1.15.19
Essays

Kanye West Vs. Fame

Yikes.
Paul Thompson
10.5.18
Interviews

Kurt Vile Is All Greased Up

The Philadelphia musician speaks on his new album ‘Bottle It In,’ meeting Neil Young, computers, Donald Trump’s bullshit, staring age 40 down, a mental breakdown, and whatever the hell his future holds.
Eric Sundermann
9.20.18
Culture

'Bad Appetite' Puts the Food World's Cultural Appropriation on the Chopping Block

Comedian Jenny Yang uses her nascent YouTube series to showcase underrepresented voices in food.
Tiffany Do
7.23.18
Essays

To Iceage, With Love

The Danish group's new album 'Beyondless' is wonderful. Fuck the facts, Iceage are the greatest rock and roll band in the world.
Zachary Lipez
5.11.18
Features

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labour conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Andrea Domanick
3.22.18
politics

We Need to Break the 'Class Ceiling' in UK Politics

The Commons has more women, LGBT and ethnic minority MPs than ever before, but we're still struggling for working class voices.
Emma Garland
3.1.18
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