Trainspotting

Film

'Trainspotting' Wasn't Like My Life—But Watching It Made Me Feel Bolder

Ewan McGregor's portrayal of Mark Renton taught me to choose life—and midnight dialogues outside of clubs.
Anastasiia Fedorova
9.7.18
Books

The 'Trainspotting' Gang Takes Another Dark Turn in Irvine Welsh's New Book

It's time to catch up with Sick Boy, Mark Renton, Spud, and Begbie.
Seth Ferranti
3.29.18
Trainspotting

This Twitter Bot Tracks Nuclear Waste Criss-Crossing Britain By Rail

*Sweat drips from forehead*.
Ben Sullivan
6.30.17
The Score

How 'Trainspotting' Made Underworld's "Born Slippy" One of the 90s' Most Iconic Songs

We talk to Underworld's Rick Smith about the creation of the zeitgeist-capturing hit, working on the sequel 'T2 Trainspotting,' and shouting LAGER LAGER LAGER!
Alex Godfrey
3.24.17
Film

The Story Behind the Groundbreaking 'Trainspotting' Poster

The ad campaign's designers talk us through the origins of the 'Trainspotting' poster seen in dorm rooms around the world.
Alex Suskind
3.17.17
GENTRIFICATION

Just How Gentrified Are All the Places in the Original 'Trainspotting' Film Now?

It's been more than 20 years since the original was released.
Liam Turbett
2.9.17
Film

How 'T2 Trainspotting' Director Danny Boyle Tried to Make Filmmaking Less 'Colonial'

We spoke to the director and the group Young Fathers, whose music is described as the "heartbeat" of the 'Trainspotting' sequel.
Hannah Ewens
1.27.17
Holy Shit

Young Fathers Are the Sound of 'T2,' the Sequel to 'Trainspotting'

So says the 1996 film's director, Danny Boyle. Hear the band's thumping, gospel-tinged track from the 'T2' soundtrack here.
Noisey Staff
1.24.17
Drugs

What Happened to the 'Trainspotting' Generation of Heroin Users?

Why the drug disappeared in the UK, and how it appears to be making something of a comeback.
Max Daly
1.18.17
Noisey News

The 'Trainspotting 2' Trailer Is Here and, Don't Worry, It Actually Looks Incredible

“Choose life, choose Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and hope that someone, somewhere cares.”
Noisey Staff
11.3.16
thump news

Watch the First Official Trailer for ‘Trainspotting 2’

The cult film’s long-awaited sequel will be in US theaters in February.
Anna Codrea-Rado
11.3.16
Noisey News

Oasis Turned Down ‘Trainspotting’ Soundtrack Because They Thought It Was About Trainspotters

The band didn't realize it was actually a black comedy about heroin addiction.
Noisey Staff
10.19.16
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