skins

Remembering Things

‘Antidotes’ Still Hints at Foals Being This Generation’s Radiohead

Ten years on, Foals' first record is a singular, expansive piece of art.
Sam Willis
3.26.18
lootboxes

For Many Players, Lootboxes Are a Crisis That's Already Here

Stories from the pits of our in-game casinos.
Ellen McGrody
1.30.18
LGBTQ

The Overwhelming Whiteness of Queer Women on Teen TV

Queer women on teen TV shows are, by and large, blindingly white. Though things are slowly changing, they're not changing fast enough.
Jill Gutowitz
1.12.18
Features

Meet Hollywood's Ten Favorite Raver Stereotypes

From frat bros to talentless wannabes, mainstream movies and TV continue to lean on tired cliches.
Rachel Kraus
3.1.17
Early Works

Daniel Kaluuya's Journey from the Streets of London to Hollywood

From getting tough at an all-boys school to nailing a role on 'Skins' by accident.
Daniel Kaluuya
2.24.17
house parties

How a Show About Sex, Drugs, and Teens Changed British Culture

'Skins' inspired teenagers around the UK to throw sexy, sweaty house parties involving criminal damage and police intervention.
Hannah Ewens
1.25.17
Essays

How the ‘Skins’ Soundtrack Captured Youth Culture in the 2000s

Ten years since its debut, the show's pairing of hedonism and catharsis with both new music and classics still stands.
Sammy Maine
1.25.17
Montreal

Here's How You Make $12,000 In Profit a Day Selling Virtual Guns

OPSkins is an online marketplace for Counter-Strike skins that, unlike Valve's own marketplace, let's sellers cash out the money they make.
Simon Coutu
6.30.15
Design

In the Future, Your City Could Change Colors Like an Octopus

Buildings cloaked in color-changing skins are close to reality.
Maddie Stone at Motherboard
3.10.15
uk

MIXED BY Kove

Kindey-shaking drum & bass paired with futuristic garage, plus a chat with the 22-year-old producer.
Max Pearl
4.15.14
videos

SKINS Meets CSI in the New Video From LYRE

A star from the British teen soap stashes a body in the clip for "Colleen."
Catherine Fields
3.7.14
food porn

Those Buffalo Wings from Last Year’s Super Bowl Gave Me an STD

Dear reader, I ate her. She hung out in that unreal zone between crispy skin and moist meat. The burning continued and I didn’t want it stop. I yearned for burn, blew my wad, waded with an orange warrior grimace, into the burn.
Joshua David Stein
2.1.14
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