bouncers

ten questions you've always wanted to ask

Ten Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask a Bouncer

"Men sometimes stick stuff down their underpants, but I can't really go round grabbing every other dude by the nuts."
Christine Kewitz
4.6.17
uk

For Nightlife Organizers, Keeping Queer Clubs Safe Is a Delicate Dance

Security is a priority at any event, but especially so at club nights aimed at marginalized groups. In LGBTQ+ nightlife, it's important to find bouncers who understand the communities they're serving.
Roisin Dunnett
12.27.16
Stuff

What It’s Like to Be a Female Bouncer

Male patrons either want to hit on you or can't wait to have an excuse to hit you.
Mirna Eljazovic
6.28.16
thump news

Bouncers Are Being Sent to Etiquette School to Learn to Stay Zen at the Door

The Hospitality Security Training school is open for business.
Michael Scott Barron
5.27.16
NSFW

Meet the Bouncers of Camgirl Chatrooms

Moderators tell us why they spend up to 20 hours per week silencing trolls for free.
Allison Tierney
5.12.16
how to

The THUMP Guide to Sneaking Drugs into the Club

Ten foolproof ways to get your narcotics into the night unnoticed.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
4.25.16
Stuff

Why Bouncers Around the World Won't Let You In

The art of the door guy is a delicate one. Let the wrong people in and the entire club goes to shit, but strike the right balance and a true euphoria will envelop the dance floor.
John Thorpe
4.21.16
Stuff

Girlhood Defined Through the Decades: Life Lessons from Women Age 18 to 80

What was it like to be a female bouncer in the 70s? How did a single mom deal with divorce in the 40s? Eight women from eight difference decades share their life stories.
VICE Staff
3.8.16
Stuff

Oslo Has 'Racism Inspectors' Who Police Discrimination at the City's Nightclubs

The City of Oslo has been hiring people to wait in lines at clubs to see if they get turned away because of their skin color since 2010.
Kristian Magnus
2.18.16
Music

Paul McCartney's Nightclub Rejection, an Inspiring Moment of Failure

Paul McCartney—he's just like us!
Joel Golby
2.17.16
club culture

An Ode to Bouncers, the Most Honest Account of Clubbing Ever

The ITV series painted a clubland hardly remembered but never forgotten.
Josh Baines
1.12.16
Culture

I Spent a Night Touring Melbourne's Worst Rated Nightclubs

With a bunch of reviews from Google Maps, I set out to defend the worst spots in town.
Julian Morgans
9.11.15
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