Reality Bites

Reality Bites

This AR Measuring Tape App Is Cool, but Don’t Use It for Anything Serious

The creators say it works pretty well, but for anything requiring a 'high accuracy', you're still better off using the real thing for now.
Carl Franzen
6.26.17
virtual reality

Here's What Wearing HoloLens Actually Looks Like

A Microsoft promotional video that's honest about augmented reality's field-of-view problem.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.9.15
The Score

The Score: Mapping the Music and Style of 'Reality Bites'

Welcome to the winter of our discontent.
Anne T. Donahue
10.19.14
Interviews

Lisa Loeb Knew She'd Made It When She Heard Herself as Muzak

The 90s icon reflects on her record-breaking song "Stay (I Missed You)," 20 years later.
Annie Zaleski
10.13.14
Stuff

Gen X Ruined the World Too

Generation X has a lot more to do with our current shitshow than they believe. Our big brothers and sisters screwed up our cultural priorities by teaching Millennials that self-obsession is the highest mark of cultural capital.
Theis Duelund
5.15.14
Reality Bites

Alexis Neiers Reviewed 'Lindsay,' Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show on OWN

'Lindsay' is about a public execution, not an addict's journey to sobriety.
Alexis Neiers
4.20.14
Reality Bites

The Quaking Mess

This week, I lost a childhood friend to drugs and alcohol. He was only 24 years old. My friend was a brilliant musician and talented artist, but he was also dependent on benzodiazepine to function. If he was in pain, my friend never spoke about it. All...
Alexis Neiers
12.26.13
Reality Bites

A Pretty Wild Christmas

During the 2010 holiday season, I wasn’t able to sit by a fireplace with my family—I was a heroin addict, and my disease was worse than ever. I expected to spend that Christmas getting high on black, but instead I was arrested and subsequently spent...
Alexis Neiers
12.21.13
Reality Bites

Please Don't Touch Me

Nineteen years after I was first molested as a child, I finally filed a police report. I now understand that what took place is classified as rape, and I want to make sure what happened to me doesn’t happen to anyone else.
Alexis Neiers
9.28.13
Reality Bites

How Do We Solve North America’s Heroin Epidemic?

Groundbreaking rehab specialist Dr. Gabor Maté believes current recovery methods are failing our youth. I couldn't care less about eating with Kim and Kanye, but I was dying to speak to Dr. Maté about how to solve our heroin problem.
Alexis Neiers
7.28.13
Reality Bites

Why Are the Millennials Screwed Up?

Baby Boomers love to hate on the Millennials. They say we’re lazy narcissists because we have Instagram applications on our iPhones. This is obviously stupid, but it’s also obvious that the Millennials are a screwed generation. And guess what, Boomers...
Alexis Neiers
7.14.13