Nicola Rose

Drugs

Drug Dealers Tell Us How to Spot a Sucker

We asked a few drug dealers how they decide which customers they're going to scam.
Sarah Perrin
5.3.19
The Middle East

Deafened by the War on ISIS

Thousands of Iraqis, collateral victims of the war on the terrorist group, have found themselves left with war deafness that goes untreated.
Sebastian Castelier
Azhar Al-Rubaie
1.11.19
Munchies

I Quit Smoking But My Palate Is Still Trash

Forty days ago, I quit smoking. Ever since, I’ve been waiting for the taste epiphany people have promised.
Elise Renoleau
5.9.18
Features

Rap Is Banned in Iran, But the Underground Scene Is Flourishing

"We have so many forbidden things in Iran, but does that prevent us from doing them? If forbidden rap can tell good stories, go ahead and forbid it! The ban only means it's an opportunity."
Quentin Müller
5.4.18
Culture

A Black-Only 'Black Panther' Screening Has White People Crying Racism

We spoke with a member of Mwasi, the French Afro-feminist collective, about their controversial screening of the movie and the racial dialogue it has stirred up in France.
Christelle Oyiri
3.21.18
Saupe Opéra

This Fish Makes People Trip Balls

"I saw the angel of death come to take me."
Sirine Azouaoui
2.16.18
lactose overdose

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Drinking Breastmilk

But maybe never wanted to ask anyone.
Alexis Ferenczi
1.22.18
PROFILES

I Made Beats for Saddam Hussein

In 2003, Nasrat Al-Bader was conscripted by the Iraqi dictator to compose war hymns. Following a series of frenzied events, he later emerged as the country’s most influential rapper-producer.
Quentin Müller
12.12.17
Interviews

An Afternoon with Sama, the DJ Who Brought Techno to Palestine

A few weeks from her appearance at Transmusicales in Rennes, France, we met with Sama Abdulhadi to talk about her professional journey, the techno scene in Ramallah, and her reticence toward the "Arab-electro trend."
Théophile Pillault
11.26.17
Interviews

Gary Numan Wants to Declare War on Nostalgia

"All these comeback tours we're seeing from has-been 80s and 90s artists—it's ridiculous. It makes me want to take out a bazooka and destroy it all. I'll fight this until I'm 100 if I have to."
Albert Potiron
11.18.17
Food

This Guy Has a Collection of Almost 500 McDonald's Boxes

He's also a storm-chaser.
Sophie Lauth
Timothée Vinchon
10.18.17
Interviews

Stronger Than Death: Monarch Is Finally Back

In spite of ill-fated fires and catastrophic tours, the group from Bayonne, France is holding steady and proving it with their eighth album, 'Never Forever.' Read on for a full interview and a stream of the album.
Théo Chapuis
9.15.17
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