When the Drugs Hit
The Decline of American Peyote
The small, bulbous peyote cactus is central to the religious rituals of the Native American Church, but poaching and unsustainable harvesting practices put it at risk of extinction in the United States.
How I Quit Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon
A reflection on my month without Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon, plus a how-to guide if you want to quit the biggest companies in tech.
All the Drama That Nearly Kept 'Heathers' from Making It to Theaters
We spoke to the "Heathers" screenwriter, director, and cast to celebrate the cult classic's upcoming 30th anniversary.
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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.
Maurizio Cattelan Is One of Art's Greatest Mysteries
The renowned artist is as enigmatic as his controversial work.
Wilbert L. Cooper
How Elvis Depressedly Captured the American South's Conflicted Identity
The area's social polarity directly influences the duo, setting them apart as one of the most intriguing prospects to emerge from the Bible belt.
Rachel Grace Almeida
Westway to the World: At Home with AJ Tracey
Catching up with one of the stars of 2017, as he moves from Drake's inbox to superstardom while keeping his west London roots intact.
The Story of How China's Second City Became a Hotbed for Soundsystem Culture
For a fundamentally international city like Shanghai, reggae and dub music has taken a long time to find a place—but thanks to a handful of leading lights, it's beginning to make itself at home.
Barclay Bram Shoemaker
'Anal Queen' Asa Akira Is Having a Porn-Life Crisis
We spent time with the immensely successful porn star to talk about her new memoir, where she's headed in the next phase of her life, and how to properly prepare for butt sex.
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The Inexcusable Failings of Britain’s Worst Police Force
After multiple clashes with civilians—alongside many other allegations of wrongdoing—there have been calls for the police force in South Yorkshire, England to be completely disbanded. Here's how it got to that point.
Tears of a Clown: The American Nightmare That Created the Insane Clown Posse
How two poor white kids from Detroit became the leaders of a hated and misunderstood subculture that is centered around macabre raps, face paint, Faygo, and family.
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Did One Lady Gaga Troll Prove that the Billboard Chart Is Broken?
The internet is weird, messy, and extremely, extremely powerful.