Inherent Vice
Arts+Culture Longread

Paul Thomas Anderson on his revolutionary stoner comedy

Counterculture’s biggest auteur has made a career of filming the unfilmable. Now he’s taking on Pynchon and babysitting Joaquin Phoenix

Music Longread

Arca: Xen master

The Venezuelan producer, Björk collaborator and Dazed 100 star has no plans to stop, ever

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Charli XCX tells us ‘suck my left one’

Whether she's penning her own mega-hits or collaborating with the A-list, the "Fancy" star is the sound of pop's future

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Elliot James Langridge: off the scales

The young Brit ditched Hollyoaks and shed a size or two for his big-screen debut, only to face an agonising two-year limbo period. The star of Northern Soul tells us why good things come to those who weight

Vote Maisie


Arya Stark for prime minister

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from hood rat to heroine

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How Rooney Mara got plucked from obscurity

Her nonchalance and dark personality caught the eye of director David Fincher, but how deep did she have to go to play the indefinable Lisbeth Salander? Perhaps it wasn't so much of a stretch…

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Fashion Longread

Kendall: changing the face of fashion

In the blink of a flashbulb, Kendall Jenner has gone from teen reality star to catwalk phenomenon – we dodge the paparazzi to get the inside story on her astonishing transformation

Arts+Culture Longread

My (totally silent) interview with Shia LaBeouf

How one Dazed journalist became Shia LaBeouf's pen-pal – and stared deep into the eyes of the metamodernist movie star

Music Longread

Die Antwoord: still freeky

Take a trip to the zef side of Cape Town to meet the interweb phenomenon whose countercultural energy is still capturing our attention

Fashion Longread

Rick Castro: beyond the fetish frontier

The seminal S&M photographer on shooting his 93-year-old father for Rick Owens, discovering Tony Ward and his PG Tips obsession

Music Longread

SBTRKT: the mask slips

Aaron Jerome on his obsession with fictional creatures, his revealing new album and why he went out to sea after the success of his debut




Counter culture films


that shaped the 70s

Music Longread

iamamiwhoami: force of nature

The mysterious collective are 
a pop cult like 
no other. In her home city of Stockholm, frontwoman Jonna Lee explains how 
she made her musical myths a reality

Music Longread

Nicki Minaj: her Minajesty

Eccentric rhymes, raw sexuality and bossy swagger have made Nicki Minaj the definitive hip hop fantasy figure of our generation. As the musical chameleon prepares to unleash The PinkPrint, we take a trip into her surreal world