Daniel Dylan Wray


An Oral History of 'Trainspotting' 20 Years Later

Ewan McGregor, Kelly MacDonald and Irvine Welsh talk about the book, the filming of the movie, the backlash and the sequel.


Talking Ten Years of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' with Two of Its Stars

Catching up with Glenn Howerton and Charlie Day ahead of the show's eleventh season.


Stories from the Frontlines of Excess and Depravity in the 1990s British Music Industry

Niven's cult classic 'Kill Your Friends' is being turned into a film, so we had a chat about its subject matter.


Catching Up with Damien Echols, Former Death Row Inmate and a Member of the West Memphis Three

More than 20 years ago, Echols and two of his friends were convicted of the "satanic" murders of three eight-year-old boys. It took 18 years and a long legal battle to set them free.


Touring English Working Men's Clubs Before They're Lost to the Past

They need to break out of the booze 'n' bingo mold if they want to survive this generation of drinkers.


Meeting England's Drunk, Dedicated Darts Fans

"Why did you just show us your testicles?" "I'm in the Navy, it's what we do."


This Guy from Edinburgh's Estates Made a 'Real-Life Trainspotting' About His Youth

Garry Fraser grew up in Muirhouse, an estate north of Edinburgh that was being decimated by heroin and AIDS. After escaping from a crippling crack addiction, he started making films and is now a BAFTA and MTV Award winner.


Hanging with Sylvester Stallone's Superfans at His Expensive Meet and Greet in Britain

There were political protests, bouts of crying, arm wrestling, a marriage proposal, and a ceremonial knife-giving.


Meeting Korn and Slipknot's Diehard British Fans

Something about rock and metal makes people stick around for the long haul.


This Is How Cults Work

Ian Haworth, an ex-cult member, has been running the Cult Information Center since 1987. I caught up with him recently to get an insight into how a modern day cult operates.


Extreme Porn, Xtreme Wrestling and Solitary Confinement: The Life and Times of Rob Black

I spoke to Black – a man who was criticised for his depictions of simulated rape, before ultimately being jailed for them – about what he's up to these days.


What's It Really Like to Have Sex with an Amsterdam Prostitute?

With its political smarts, savvy legal research, and engrossing first-person narratives, the Amsterdam Diaries is "probably the most extensively documented primary research into the prostitute-client transaction and relationship."