Emilie Friedlander

Emilie Friedlander is the editor-in-chief of THUMP. 

food-opinion

Alice Waters' Fascinating and Infuriating Quest for Perfection

There's no better time to both envy and reexamine the legendary Chez Panisse chef's quest for an impeccable fruit bowl.
Emilie Friedlander
6.29.20
labor

I'm an Independent Musician. Here's Why I'm Calling My Representatives This Week

Sadie Dupuis from Speedy Ortiz and Sad13 is joining artists across the country in pushing for an extension of unemployment benefits and funding for the arts.
Sadie Dupuis
5.14.20
Essays

Learning to Play Other People's Songs Is Weirdly Comforting Right Now

When things are out of your control, sometimes a simple distinction—like "right note" vs. "wrong note"—is all you need to feel sane again.
Emilie Friedlander
5.14.20
Streaming

We Asked 13 Artists How Spotify's 'Tip Jar' Is Working Out for Them

Amber Coffman, Of Montreal, and Zola Jesus gave VICE their thoughts on asking for donations on the multi-billion-dollar platform after coronavirus put them out of a job.
Emilie Friedlander
Josh Terry
Drew Schwartz
5.12.20
labor

There's No Such Thing as Independent Music in the Age of Coronavirus

America’s original gig workers are suddenly out of a job. Banding together as part of a broader labor movement may be the only move musicians have left.
Emilie Friedlander
4.23.20
Essays

Is Grimes Really Making 'Silicon Valley Propaganda'?

She says 'Miss Anthropocene' is about making "climate change fun"—and she can't stop talking about her hopes for an AI-driven future. But she might just be playing with our perceptions.
Emilie Friedlander
2.21.20
Essays

Welcome to Neo New York, Where Everything Feels Old School but Isn't

From retro slice shops to the Safdie Brothers, the greatest city in the world is becoming homesick for itself.
Emilie Friedlander
2.13.20
The Truth and Lies Issue

Why People Post Fake News

When it comes to the stories we share on the internet, the line between empirical truth and emotional truth can be extremely hard to parse.
Emilie Friedlander
3.11.19
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

I Lived Exclusively Off Doomsday Prepper Food for a Week

Fearing natural disasters and nuclear war, Americans are investing in freeze-dried food. But how does it taste?
Emilie Friedlander
4.11.18
Food

I Lived Exclusively Off Doomsday Prepper Food for a Week

Fearing natural disasters and nuclear war, Americans are investing in freeze-dried food. But how does it taste?
Emilie Friedlander
4.11.18
cooking games

'Cooking Craze' Offers a Fleeting Escape To a Tastier World

On finding comfort from the world inside a hectic freemium cooking game.
Emilie Friedlander
1.16.18
Features

Don Buchla's Modular Revolution, Remembered by Suzanne Ciani

"The Buchla is a living thing."
Emilie Friedlander
6.29.17
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