Jak Hutchcraft

Religion

Inside the Bible Study Group for Goths, Punks, and Metalheads

The multi-denominational group celebrates faith in the alternative community, and, in doing so, enables something quietly revolutionary.
Jak Hutchcraft
1.9.19
HORROR

The Weird and Mystical World of Sleepwalking

Throughout history, sleepwalkers have cooked meals, rode motorcycles, and committed murders—and it happens to far more of us than we think.
Jak Hutchcraft
9.21.18
Skate

This Is What Skating Looked Like When Your Dad Was a Teenager

Photos from 'Read and Destroy,' the magazine that chronicled British skating at its most underground moment.
Jak Hutchcraft
7.25.18
Noisey

There’s a Polish Punk Scene in London and It’s Thriving

Bands such as Perma War, Low Rollers, and Radioactive Rats are thrashing out a scene in the face of growing anti-immigrant sentiments in the UK.
Jak Hutchcraft
3.10.17
drinking

How Your Job and Music Taste Affects What Booze You Drink

A conversation with Dr Thomas Thurnell-Read, a drinking expert.
Jak Hutchcraft
1.29.17
Photo

Photos That Show London's Punk Scene Is Still Alive and Spitting

We spoke to Jude Kendall about documenting the capital's squat and punk scene.
Jak Hutchcraft
9.5.16
Gaming

It's Official, Everyone: Board Games Are Cool Now

Exploring why, in the age of video games, board game sales are up year after year, "board game bars" are becoming increasingly popular, and hundreds of thousands of people subscribe to tabletop gaming YouTube channels.
Jak Hutchcraft
3.1.16
Stuff

How This Guy Pranked the Anime Community with a Fake Cartoon

Based on a comic he made when he was 13, animator Wes Louis created a show called "Super Turbo Atomic Ninja Rabbit" and tricked the internet into thinking it was an actual series from the 90s.
Jak Hutchcraft
9.1.15
Music

How the Band Fearless Vampire Killers Created Their Own Universe of Goth Teen Fans

You've probably never heard of the British group, but they've taken a very particular part of the world by storm.
Jak Hutchcraft
8.27.15
Stuff

Why We Need an Alternative History of the 20th Century

John Higgs's new book details the pivotal but underappreciated points in one of history's most important centuries.
Jak Hutchcraft
8.24.15
Music

Meeting LBU, London's Hardcore Party Crew

London Black-Up is a group of friends and musicians who've played a huge role in the capital's hardcore scene over the past 20 years.
Jak Hutchcraft
7.28.15
Stuff

These People Spend Thousands of Dollars Buying 'Haunted Dolls' from eBay

The purportedly possessed children's toys can sell for as little as $45 and for more than $1,500.
Jak Hutchcraft
3.10.15
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