writing

Scam Academy

I Make £800 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Anonymous
5.21.19
Culture

'Close' Is the Literary Newsletter Bringing Intimacy to Your Inbox

We spoke to the creators of one of the best sources of original writing in the UK.
Lauren O'Neill
3.14.19
Culture

Stop Telling Black Writers to Stop Writing About Race

A recent series of comments forced me to confront the issues of writing like everyone else as an other.
Noel Ransome
10.15.18
Books

Sally Rooney's 'Normal People' Will Teach You About Yourself

The 27-year-old Irish writer's much-anticipated second novel is about relationships and how we manage them.
Lauren O'Neill
8.21.18
Film

A Beginner's Guide to Launching Your First Short Film

The filmmakers and judges behind Thunderdance Film Festival lend aspiring directors some wisdom on how to get your indie film seen.
Amelia Abraham
6.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Writing a Different Kind of 'Captain America'

"I'm not convinced I can tell a great 'Captain America' story – which is precisely why I want so bad to try."
Drew Schwartz
3.1.18
writing

I Copied the Routines of Famous Writers and It Sucked

Did Balzac really drink 50 cups of coffee a day? Does Murakami actually wake up at 4 AM? For a week, I tried to live like famous writers. It went poorly.
Nick Greene
1.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sean Spicer Is Writing a Book About His 'Turbulent Tenure' with Trump

He said he wants to "set the record straight" about what went down during his six-month stint as the White House press secretary.
Drew Schwartz
12.13.17
Interviews

Ma3azef Brings the Arab World's New Music to the Whole Planet

We speak to Maan Abu Taleb about the challenges of running the world's premier Arabic-language online music magazine
Peter Holslin
12.11.17
Holy Shit

Mayhem Vocalist Dead Is Brought Back to Life Through a New Collection of His Letters

'Letters from the Dead' offers insight into the real Dead—a homesick Swedish kid obsessed with vampires and best known for his morbid role as the first Norwegian black metal casualty.
Andrea Bosetti
11.9.17
tv

The Creator of 'Bojack Horseman' on Why Political Correctness Isn't Censorship

Actually, we talked to Raphael Bob-Waksberg about lots of stuff, including nostalgia, word-play, and not being sure how autobiographical he's being.
Patrick Marlborough
8.10.17
What If

Hold On, Does This Mean the Teletubbies Fuck?

A question for the ages.
Joel Golby
7.28.17
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