We Asked

politics

What Some British Muslims Make of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister

"Unfortunately, some people are so bored of politics that they see him as charming, funny and relatable. It will be tragic."
Salma Haidrani
5.25.19
Unpopular Opinions

People Tell Us the Opinions They'd Never Share with Friends

It’s trendy to be a contrarian on social media. Here are some thoughts nobody is brave enough to tweet.
Mica Lemiski
4.5.19
Mute R Kelly

Why People Streamed R Kelly's Music after ‘Surviving R Kelly’ Aired

Since the Lifetime docuseries renewed conversation around Kelly last weekend, his streams have shot up. We went beyond the headline to ask people.
Precious Adesina
1.10.19
In The Queue

Male Justin Timberlake Fans, Are You Also Men of the Woods?

We asked a bunch of guys in the line for a Timberlake gig about the most manly things they've ever done.
Rosie Hewitson
7.11.18
Gender

Guys Tell Us About Their Struggles with Toxic Masculinity

"If I was ever upset around my dad there was no way he was going to let me openly cry about something."
Laura Bell
3.20.18
high school

We Asked People Why They Were Schoolyard Bullies

“I remember scooping up a handful of dead bugs and spiders from the windowsill, and dumping them into her mouth.”
Jesse Donaldson
12.13.17
Stuff

We Asked an Undertaker Why He Keeps Strangers’ Unclaimed Ashes for Decades

Lawrence Shrader definitely has more dead people in his basement than you do.
Jesse Donaldson
10.29.16
Stuff

What It's Like To Finally Sleep With Your Long-Term Crush

"It was like losing my virginity again."
Nilu Zia
9.5.16
Stuff

We Asked People in Long-Term Relationships About Their Fantasies of Being Single

Admit it: we've all thought about the ex we'd get in touch with, the mustache we'd grow, the clumsy threesome we'd try and coordinate.
Jesse Donaldson
9.4.16