Joe Zadeh

VICE Long Reads

The Man Who Lives Inside His Dreams

When the most important people in his life all died in quick succession, Stephen Wright channeled his bereavement into turning his house into a work of art.
Joe Zadeh
5.9.18
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The Lonely Life of a Professional YouTuber

You might have a million subscribers online, but the trade-off is spending most of your time alone, in front of a computer—as WillNE knows all too well.
Joe Zadeh
2.22.18
The 2017 Music Issue

Dave Is Not Normal

The 19-year-old London MC is an accomplished pianist who's already caught the attention of Drake, but he's not really concerned with any of that.
Joe Zadeh
11.7.17
The 2017 Music Issue

Dave Is Not Normal

The 19-year-old London MC is an accomplished pianist who's already caught the attention of Drake, but he's not really concerned with any of that.
Joe Zadeh
11.7.17
VICE Long Reads

A Fateful Hunt for a Buried Stash of the Greatest LSD Ever Made

In the 1970s, a quiet pocket of rural Wales became the psychedelic hub of the world. We went back in search of the chemists, dealers, and thousands of hidden blotters.
Joe Zadeh
10.3.17
Finsbury Park Attack

How London's Finsbury Park Is Reacting to the Attack

On the streets yesterday, people said they wanted to show solidarity, but also that they had noticed a rise in hate speech in recent months.
Joe Zadeh
6.20.17
comedy

How Bob Mortimer Kickstarted the Golden Age of British TV Comedy

He's spent 25 years as half of Britain's greatest comedy double act with lifelong writing partner, Vic Reeves.
Joe Zadeh
2.13.17
Interviews

Warrior Mode: Jammz Is the Unstoppable Force Lighting Up Grime

He spits fire, produces beats, runs his own label, sends for the Tories, and performs more often than a West End actor. It's time to become acquainted with Jammz.
Joe Zadeh
12.7.16
Features

Selfies, Screams, and Sad Monsters: One Fucked Up Night at the MTV Europe Music Awards

Welcome to a world where reality is left at the door.
Joe Zadeh
11.10.16
Interviews

Lady Miche’s Guide to the Ultimate Break Up Bangers

The queen of Kurupt FM gave us a call to talk about how she’s coping since chucking Grindah’s hair gel into the street.
Joe Zadeh
10.17.16
Culture

The Problem with the Concept of a 'Good Immigrant'

It's the idea that all immigrants are automatically deemed bad people until they somehow earn their right to be treated as humans, and to sit at the table.
Joe Zadeh
10.11.16
Interviews

How Bjork Created a Virtual Version of Herself to Deal With the Pain of ‘Vulnicura’

A conversation with the Icelandic artist about moving on, both emotionally and technologically.
Joe Zadeh
9.22.16
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