XANXIETY

The Great American Xanax Legacy

How the drug went from a medication for middle-class Americans to being glorified by a range of hip-hop artists.
Drew Millard
3.26.18
The 2017 Music Issue

Streaming Is Killing the Musical Author

How algorithms are not only changing the way we listen, but are changing the way we write music.
Drew Millard
11.7.17
Noisey

Every Rap Nerd Needs to Watch These Martial Arts Movies

Kung Fu Kenny is just the latest rapper to embrace the mysteries of Shaolin.
Drew Millard
5.4.17
Noisey

A Look Back at Vin Diesel's Early Hip-Hop Career

Before he was the biggest action movie star on the planet, Vin Diesel was just your average guy making a rap song with experimental cellist Arthur Russell.
Drew Millard
4.13.17
Views My Own

How the Democratic Party Fails Long-Shot Candidates Like My Dad

As a surprisingly close election in Kansas showed, national Democrats don't support the party's candidates equally. I should know.
Drew Millard
4.12.17
Noisey

Why Do We Assume Good Musicians Are Good People?

Chuck Berry's death has reignited familiar questions over how far critics should go in the impulse to conflate a musician’s work and character.
Drew Millard
3.25.17
Noisey

I Decided It's Time to Seriously Get into Insane Clown Posse

Enough with the irony: Psychopathic Records has done a ton of good things for rap, including these "psyphers" with Cold187um.
Drew Millard
3.16.17
Noisey

Can Father John Misty Help Save Us from Our Technology-Driven Hell-State?

Modernity sucks ass.
Drew Millard
3.9.17
Books

John Darnielle Is the Voice of Outcasts and Weirdos Everywhere

We spent the day with the author and Mountain Goats frontman to talk about his excellent novel 'Universal Harvester,' mosh pits, and North Carolina politics.
Drew Millard
2.8.17
News

Inside the Republican Power Grab in North Carolina

The Republican Party in North Carolina is stripping the powers of the governor's office away in advance of a Democrat taking over the role, a last-minute move that has many in the state crying foul.
Drew Millard
12.16.16
Stuff

The Pervert Who Changed America: How Larry Flynt Fought the Law and Won

Larry Flynt was a hardcore porn pioneer, a born-again Christian, an antagonist of the women's movement, and a First Amendment crusader. What will he leave behind?
Drew Millard
12.11.16
News

My Strange Afternoon Among Anti-Fascists Waiting for the KKK to Show Up

Protesters, including some anti-fascists itching for a fight, were prepared for the KKK to arrive in Danville, North Carolina. But the Klan never showed.
Drew Millard
12.5.16
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