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Film

Chuck Palahniuk Told Us About 'Lullaby' the Movie

The infamous author talks shock, his first screenplay, and 'Fight Club 2,' the graphic novel.
Emerson Rosenthal
6.9.16
News

A Lawsuit Claims an Alabama Girl and Her Mum Got Tasered After the Teen Had a Seizure at a Rap Concert

Even after a year defined by allegation after allegation of horrific police brutality, this one is tough to fathom.
Allie Conti
7.16.15
Stuff

It's Time for Women to Rethink Naked Protests

At a recent protest against the Pamplona bull run, a British woman used her boobs to draw attention to animal rights. But when the cause is totally unrelated to gender equality, is getting your nipples out actually counter-productive?
Bertie Brandes
7.9.15
Film

Tom Six, the ‘Human Centipede’ Director, Is ‘Very Proud’ of His Work

We talked to the notorious shock peddler about his reputation, his "dark view of humanity" and whether he's worried about life imitating his art.
Allison Van Siclen
5.22.15
News

Photos from Last Night's 'Charlie Hebdo' Solidarity Protest in Union Square

New Yorkers ignored the cold to show their support for the dozen victims of Europe's worst terrorist attack in years.
Pete Voelker
1.8.15
The Film That Made Me...

'Salò' Was the Film That Truly Shocked Me

The internet exposed me to the depths of human cruelty, but it was Pasolini's masterpiece that truly disgusted and beguiled me.
Joe Bish
12.9.14
Stuff

Roadkill, Dildos and Nazi Typewriters – Afternoon Tea with Sue Webster

The artist known for giant dildo sculptures has made a cookbook.
Hanna Hanra
12.3.14
Art

A Glitched-Out Dance Performance Takes Over The Armory

Jason Akira Somma's four-part dance and glitch art exhibition at The Park Avenue Armory offered a giltch-perfect exploration of technology and the human body.
Beckett Mufson
11.19.14
Fashion

Apparently Nazi Streetwear Is Totally in for 2013

I interviewed a guy who thinks it's still shocking to put swastikas on clothes.
Patrick Henderson
12.12.12