This month, Dazed takes a stroll on the wild side, with a cover photographed by Daniel Jackson and styled by Dazed's senior fashion editor Karen Langley that celebrates the incredible Where The Wild Things Are clothing collection created for Opening Ceremony. Modelled by inimitable supermodel Abbey Lee, the exclusive fashion showcase is an homage to the magical children's book adaptation by Spike Jonze, which is about to explode on the big screen in the UK.
In further exploration of all things wild, the aforementioned Jonze talks monsters, history and childhood with legendary Wild Things author Maurice Sendak; Dazed hits the road with Californian art-rockers Health as they tear their way across the UK; we follow indie-runaway Holly Miranda as she travels Route 666; rap veteran Snoop Dogg talks about staying one step ahead of the game; and bad-taste alien rockers Gwar look back on 25 years of fake blood, blasphemy and baby-eating.
There's more untamed behaviour from the late Andy Kaufman – the comedian who challenged the women of America to a wrestling match, and received sack loads of hate mail for his trouble (some of which is published here for the first time); 60s anarchist Mike Lesser looks back on a life of sticking it to The Man; basketball’s wild-child Allen Iverson offer words of wisdom; porn star Sasha Gray gives us the lowdown on The Girlfriend Experience; video collective Megaforce bring the Parisian spirit of rebellion; rubber-fetish men's fashion from Jaiden rVa James turn some high-profile heads; a head-to-head between synth pop princess Ellie Goulding and her producer Starsmith shoots for the stars; and there are countless more encounters with the young, the free and the untamed…
Dazed December issue with Where The Wild Things Are is on Sale Thursday November 12