John Lucas

Stuff

Gay Nightlife Is Dying and Grindr and Gentrification Are to Blame

As the legendary venues and parties that defined gay nightlife in the 1990s and 2000s die out, what are promoters doing to keep the party moving?
John Lucas
7.27.16
Features

I Got Turned Away From Berghain Last Sunday and I’m Totally Blaming Brexit

We sent our most intrepid reporter down to the famed techno fortress to see what the chances of a Brit abroad getting in were in a post-Brexit world.
John Lucas
7.19.16
the afterparty

Why 'Suddenly' by Billy Ocean Is the Best Afterparty Song Ever

Billy needs to tell you something important, something about how your selfish little life of SnapChat fucks, soiled nights, and Uber escapes is meaningless.
John Lucas
5.18.16
club culture

Inside London's Premiere Fetish Club

Celebrating 25 years of leather and pleasure at Torture Garden.
John Lucas
5.9.16
Stuff

How to Behave in Swingers Clubs

A few handy tips to make sure you don't get kicked out before you've even had the chance to take your clothes off.
John Lucas
4.15.16
club culture

One Night in Kit Kat, Berlin's Most Notorious Techno Sex Club

“The Techno’s Good and The Fucking’s Good, So Why Not Do Them Together?”
John Lucas
9.1.15
Thump

Seth Troxler’s Acid Future Party Was a Maniacal Celebration of All Things 303

Both nostalgic and forward-thinking, Troxie's East London soiree was one to remember.
John Lucas
8.12.15
IBIZA

Darius Syrossian Cuts Through the Sankeys Drama To Do Ibiza His Own Way

"There are so many fakers in this industry. I’ll always speak the truth and I’m not scared of anybody.”
John Lucas
8.3.15
Stuff

House Music, Swastikas, and Hand Jobs: I Went to a Fetish Boat Party in the Heart of London

Kink fests are alive and well on the Thames.
John Lucas
7.15.15
Stuff

Drinking with London's Furries Taught Me Some Valuable Life Lessons

If these guys can proudly wander around central London dressed like sad cat-humans, why should I give a shit about what anyone thinks of me?
John Lucas
7.8.15
NSFW

I Went to a Fetish Speed-Dating Night in a London Gastropub

"I'm just looking for a girl who'll kick the fuck out of me," one of the hopeful relationship seekers told me.
John Lucas
6.16.15
Travel

We Went on a Tour of All of East London's Grubby 'Strip Pubs'

These are the kind of charming places where a half-naked woman walks around with a pint glass for you to drop pound coins in.
John Lucas
5.29.15
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