Qustion of the Day
We Asked People to Share Their Least Acceptable Opinions
Everyone is secretly a jerk about something.
How Chemsex Helps Queer Men Find Their Place in Harsh Cities
We speak to gay cultural theorist Jamie Hakim about how chemsex is a response to neoliberalism and the alienation of the modern city.
Unpicking the Urban Legend of 'Shag Bands'
Remembering the coloured gel bracelets that somehow got linked to hickeys and blowjobs.
The World's Most Dangerous Game: Pokémon's Strange History with Moral Panics
For over 20 years, Pokémon has been a scapegoat for crises social, political, and even spiritual.
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
How Mainstream Emo Made Us Talk About Mental Health
Despite moral panic and tabloid witch hunts, mainstream emo threw a mirror up to what has long been overlooked in society: that kids need help, and they should be taken seriously.
Are a Tenth of the UK's 12-Year-Olds Really 'Addicted' to Porn?
A report released this week – and picked up by half the British press – claimed that a huge number of kids are addicted to pornography. Thing is, porn addiction isn't even a recognised condition.
Gavin Haynes Sleepless Nights
NekNominate Is Not Darwin's Fault
A thorough look at the latest global moral panic.