Olivia Marks

Stuff

What Would an Ideal Asylum Look Like?

The Wellcome Collection's new exhibition uses the model of the asylum as a "safe place to go mad" to see how it could inform mental health services today.
Olivia Marks
10.12.16
Stuff

What the 'Making a Murderer' Lawyers Are Up to Now

Stephen Avery's lawyers are going on tour.
Olivia Marks
10.11.16
Film

What Life is Like When You Lose Your Sight Completely

When theologian John Hull went completely blind, he kept a series of diaries to remind him of life before he was plunged into darkness. A new film explores how he began to make sense of the world again.
Olivia Marks
6.30.16
Stuff

How 'Game of Thrones' Invaded Our Sex Lives

From parody porn to a real-life Littlefinger's brothel, ever since 'Game of Thrones' first aired, businesses and websites have been racing to make viewers' fantasies real.
Olivia Marks
6.13.16
Stuff

Queen of the Desert: Entertaining Troops in Iraq as a Drag Ballerina

In 2005, cabaret performer Iestyn Edwards auditioned for what he thought would be a good gig singing for officers in London. Instead, he ended up taking his drag ballerina act to Camp Bastion.
Olivia Marks
5.19.16
Stuff

An Interview with the Filmmaker Documenting Every Woman who Died of Domestic Violence in a Year

Vanessa Engle's new documentary 'Love You to Death' explores the lives of the 86 women killed by their male partners in Britain in 2013.
Olivia Marks
12.16.15
Stuff

Stories of Women Finding Love at the Office Christmas Party

Apparently, one in seven women find love at the annual Christmas do.
Olivia Marks
12.11.15
Stuff

What It's Like to Be a Blackout Drunk

Sarah Hepola, author of Blackout, on the paranoia, fun and pain of drinking so much your memory stops "recording".
Olivia Marks
7.13.15
Stuff

First Hollywood, Now Theatre Land Is Recycling the Stories of Our Teenage Years

It looks like we're about to get musical remakes of Mean Girls, Clueless and The OC. It's a lazy, cynical cash-grab, but we're just as much to blame as those behind the shows.
Olivia Marks
7.2.15
VICE Future Week

The Future of Sex

Put your sex goggles on, perverts, and let's get out on the prowl.
Olivia Marks
1.20.13