David Whelan

APOCALYPSE

Preppers Taught Me How to Eat When the World Ends

I spoke to two very different preppers to understand how they plan to eat once the world comes to an end.
David Whelan
10.5.16
Stuff

Why We Should All Be More Pretentious

As an insult, pretentiousness says more about the accuser than the accused.
David Whelan
2.26.16
2016 six nations

2016 Six Nations: European Rugby's Toy Story 3 Moment

The Six Nations feels like European rugby's Toy Story 3 moment. The teams are old and battered, everyone around them has grown up, but there is still enough intrigue to reinvigorate the franchise.
David Whelan
2.3.16
tech

I Went to an Art Show About the Internet to See if I'd 'Get' the Internet Art

Since we now mainly use technology to judge ourselves, and because technology has made me cripplingly self-aware, I figured the show might teach me a couple of things about myself.
David Whelan
2.2.16
VICE vs Video games

‘The Witness’ Is 2016’s First Absolutely Essential Video Game

Jonathan Blow's comeback is a magical achievement that has little to do with video gaming precedent.
David Whelan
1.26.16
MRE

A Whirlwind Tour of the World's MREs

The rather clumsily named Meal, Ready-to-Eat is as varied as a whirlwind tour of the planet—with every nation employing its very worst chefs to come up with country-specific ways to punish those who would give their lives in the name of the flag.
David Whelan
1.13.16
Stuff

What Does Our Obsession with True Crime Podcasts Say About Us?

Everyone's an armchair detective now, and sometimes that doesn't sit comfortably.
David Whelan
12.16.15
Munchies

We Spoke to a Guy from the Restaurant That Serves Poo-Flavoured Curry

Japanese porno god Ken Shimizu’s Curry Shop Shimizu restaurant serves nothing but shit-flavoured curry. We called one of his disciples to find out why and how—but mostly just: what the fuck was he thinking?
David Whelan
11.26.15
Stuff

The Artists Explaining Their Multiple Sclerosis Through Art

Artists Kirsty Stevens and Hannah Laycock tackle the knowledge gap that surrounds MS by creating art that is tangible and accessible.
David Whelan
11.23.15
Highlights

Rugby Legend Jonah Lomu Dies Aged 40

Jonah Lomu, one of rugby unions greatest competitors of all time, has died aged 40.
David Whelan
11.18.15
Stuff

My Six Years with Jimmy Savile: An Interview with His Biographer

Dan Davies interviewed Savile over six years in order to write his now award-winning biography, 'In Plain Sight.'
David Whelan
11.11.15
Sports

An Oval World: Six Places Where Rugby Is a Religion

As the World Cup draws to a close, we're profiling the places that rugby fans call home, the spots on this earth that have embraced the sport like no other.
David Whelan
10.30.15
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