Suburbia

End of the Line

What Life Looks Like at the End of the Line: Cockfosters

The first in a new photo series about the suburban sprawls that lie at the end of train lines.
Alice Zoo
2.3.17
Art

Photos of Christmas in LA Look Like the Opening Credits of a Horror Film

Markus Henttonen's photo series proves that holiday lights can be pretty creepy.
Beckett Mufson
12.24.16
The 2016 Fiction Issue

'Family Picnic,' a Short Story by Robert Coover

A family takes a picnic in their new smart car. They are attacked by helicopters and have other troubles.
Robert Coover
11.28.16
The They Come Out at Night Issue

'Universal Harvester': An Excerpt from John Darnielle's New Novel

Bob spent most of the year by himself in a farmhouse on a property he owned outside Collins. If he still hunted or fished, it wasn't with anybody he'd known back when he lived in town: Nobody really knew what Bob did with his time.
John Darnielle
10.11.16
Art

Sculpture Exhibition Paints a Bleak Portrait of the Middle Class' Future

3D-printed, humans sealed within plastic bags, make a strong statement in Josh Kline’s new show, 'Unemployment.'
Andrew Nunes
5.24.16
vice shorts

Watch This Silly Retro Short Film About a British Teenager's Search for His Real Dad

In 'Gutpunch,' 15-year-old Adam discovers that his biological father could be any one of the desperadoes from a 1980s video-dating tape and embarks on a suburban quest to find the man he can now call 'Dad.'
Jeffrey Bowers
3.19.16
Film

Adult Swim's Creepy New Short Is the 'Too Many Cooks' of Surveillance

Naturally, 'This House Has People in It' is even darker, weirder, and more unexpected.
Beckett Mufson
3.15.16
Art

Sebastian Gladstone Makes Physical Art Look Virtual

The artist's digital paintings are like miniature island utopias—shiny, colorful, and bright, but with something uncanny looming in the distance.
Sophia Callahan
10.8.15
Culture

Punk Documentary 'The Decline of Western Civilisation' Gets the Rerelease It Deserves

We caught up with director Penelope Spheeris to talk about her iconic series and her career.
Jason Diamond
7.15.15
Music

[Premiere] Glass Ghost's New Music Video Is Half-Virtual Reality, Half-Suburban Wasteland

Today, Glass Ghosts breaks down the boundaries between real and virtual with their new music video "Home for the Holidays."
Beckett Mufson
5.4.15
Photo

Photos That Capture the Beauty of Surburban Australia

Photographer Lee Grant spent seven years documenting his hometown of Belconnen.
Lee Grant
4.28.15
Film

We Spoke to Billy Corben and Dada 5000 About Illegal Street Fighting in Miami's Suburbs

Billy Corben's latest film, Dawg Fight, shows the people behind the punches in Dada 5000's illegal backyard fighting league.
Jonathan Peltz
4.6.15
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