Polyamory has a toxic positivity problem
Being poly is no more or less valid than any other relationship dynamic, why do people both on and offline see it as a 'more evolved' way of being?
Spring Breakers is the ultimate no plot just vibes movie
Harmony Korine's visual masterpiece launched the A24 aesthetic into the mainstream and set the scene for TikTok fan-cam culture.
It's time to abolish the nuclear family
Research shows us that the more collectivist our society is, the safer it is in a pandemic. Isn't it time to follow our own advice?
Fake scars & beauty conspiracies are the great algorithmic distraction
Content creators are pushing themselves to extremes for virality's sake, while we’re all zoomed in on niche internet dramas.
We're all reckoning with our mommy issues
Daddies are out, mommies are in. What does it mean? And why is Meghan Trainor telling me she's my mother?
The case against diagnosing strangers through social media
Relying on the internet for your own mental health diagnoses – and diagnosing those you don't know – sets a worrying precedent for the future.
Welcome to the age of yassifying to maintain anonymity
When our desire to post and need for privacy are at odds, is a FaceApp makeover from the depths of hell enough to protect identity online?
Why is celibacy so hot right now?
With many proponents fusing abstinence with spirituality, a new form of sex negativity is thriving online.
Why are so many young people getting sterilised?
On TikTok, a new generation are changing how we talk about making the decision to not have children.
It's not recessioncore, it's revolutioncore
When celebrities are turning on conspicuous consumption, that means it's probably time to storm the Bastille.
Corecore is the internet screaming from inside itself
From anti-capitalist compilations to video collages tackling loneliness, the new TikTok genre is here to make us feel something.
Internet criticism will never be ethical
The inevitability of being attacked for simply existing online is leading us down a path of nihilism and apathy.