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The Guide to Getting into Electric Wizard
Gaze into the depths of the British stoner doom titans' hazy catalogue, and marvel at what awaits as you descend into the Crypt of the Wizard.
Fernet-Branca Was Once a ‘Cure’ for Cholera
I was granted a conversation with the Vice President of Fernet-Branca, Niccolò Branca, who offered some rare insight into its composition and surprising history.
How a Gin Craze Nearly Destroyed 18th-Century London
By 1730, an estimated 7,000 gin shops were turning Londoners into degenerate alcoholics. Historical accounts of violence, widespread addiction, and social devastation call to mind the early 80s crack epidemic.
Jaguar Is Keeping the Spirit of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal Alive
Guitarist Gary Peppard tells us all about Bristol band's wild early days, the joy of playing fast, and their new vinyl reissue of 'Power Games.'
Italy Celebrates Christmas by Eating a Shit-Ton of Delicious Seafood
The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a centuries-old tradition that originated in Southern Italy. Expect stuffed lobster tails, baked eel, crabs, fresh oysters, tuna carpaccio, and calamari.
A Brief History of Drunken British Sailors
Until July 31, 1970, bracingly strong overproof rum was a vital part of the fabric of the British Navy—rationed, used as a currency, and a veritable way of life.
A Look at Alasdair McLellan's New Book About Palace Skateboards
The photographer spent seven years documenting the Palace Wayward Boys Choir skate team and just put all his photos into a book, 'The Palace.'
Meet the Cabaret-Dancing Pub Landlady Who Doesn’t Serve Pints
Welcome back to Last Call, where we visit watering holes around the world for life advice from their trusty barkeepers. Today, we meet landlady and former cabaret artist Lesley Lewis at The French House in London.
Is Congealed Pig's Blood Really a Superfood?
Last month, UK tabloids hailed black pudding—a staple of the English breakfast—as a superfood. We called up a health expert to find out if a fatty sausage made of blood is truly good for you.
Retracing the Roots of British Sound System Culture
We spoke to reggae historian John Masouri ahead of a new photo exhibition looking back on ska, dub, calypso, and dancehall sound systems in the UK.
Inside the Experimental 'Radical Discos' of 1960s Italy
In the late 1960s, radical Italian architects way ahead of their time built conceptual clubs that catered to the emerging counterculture movement in the country. Unfortunately, a decade after it started, the movement faded into obscurity.
Visionary Director Alex Cox on Joe Strummer, Punk, and Getting 'Blacklisted' by Hollywood
We spoke to the director of 'Repo Man' and 'Sid and Nancy' about his career and the new film he's crowdfunding.