David Whelan

livets hårda skola

Vad jag lärt mig av att komma ur ett långt förhållande i tjugoårsåldern

Att bli singel igen är precis som att födas – smärtsamt och fullt med skit.
David Whelan
7.18.17
Food

This Restaurant Serves Poo-Flavoured Curry

After eating so much shit in his porn career that his taste buds apparently adapted to the taste, Shimizu decided to set up a restaurant.
David Whelan
11.27.15
Stuff

My Six Years with Jimmy Savile: An Interview with His Biographer

Dan Davies interviewed Savile over six years in order to write his now award-winning biography, In Plain Sight.
David Whelan
11.13.15
VICE vs Video games

Happy 20th Anniversary, Rayman, You Glorious Freak of Gaming

Ubisoft's odd little bundle of floating limbs debuted in September 1995, and despite some awful games along the way he remains relevant today.
David Whelan
9.1.15
Stuff

Getting Underneath China's Obsession With Hyper-Real Sex Dolls

"The best sex dolls are a modern day work of art," says the owner of one of China's biggest manufacturers of silicone dolls. "She can satisfy our heart's most tender dreams and desires."
David Whelan
5.1.15
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

What It's Like Recovering from a Suicide Attempt

This is what it's like to reach a point where death seems like the only rational option, but also how the experience can be a catalyst for recovery.
David Whelan
5.1.15
VICE vs Video games

This Is What Happens When You Play ‘Bloodborne’ For 24 Hours Straight

No respite, no retreat. No sleep, and barely any sensible sustenance. This is a whole day in the company of gaming's newest nightmare.
David Whelan
3.24.15
Stuff

India Is Being Overtaken by Armies of Defiant Monkeys

From getting shitfaced on stolen whisky to attacking politicians and stealing files from government headquarters, India's monkeys have gone bananas. Only, it's not really a laughing matter.
David Whelan
3.24.15
Stuff

Could a Harry Potter Fan Fiction Author Be Spearheading the New Dianetics?

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality is not your average piece of fanfiction. Written by AI specialist Eliezer Yudkowsky, the story has commanded a sprawling, cult-like international fanbase with its message of rational thinking.
David Whelan
3.2.15
Film

The Horror of Growing Up

The real monsters in modern, independent horror movies aren't ghosts or demons – they're other human beings. Is scare cinema growing up?
David Whelan
1.23.15
Tech

Why Speed-Running Is the Greatest Thing About Gaming

Watching grown adults – often blindfolded – speed-run their way through my favourite computer games is a thrill like no other.
David Whelan
1.13.15
Stuff

Technology Is Making Us Stupid

In Nicholas Carr's 'The Glass Cage', the Pulitzer-shortlisted author makes a compelling argument on the way technology has failed us – from aircraft autopilot to GPS maps – and the perils of being forever trapped in the beam of our smartphones.
David Whelan
1.8.15
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