On the Road

A photographer's epic road trip from Scotland to Mongolia
Travel

A photographer's epic road trip from Scotland to Mongolia

Boys, bikes and bucket hats — It took 10,000 miles, 19 countries, 40 rolls of film, three deserts, two seas and a vintage car – but James Parker has pulled together a nuanced photo project around ideas of masculinity.

Written by: Cian Traynor

The unsung female heroes of the Beat Generation
Culture

The unsung female heroes of the Beat Generation

Voices in the attic — Was the Beat Generation just one big sausage party? Or were there women writers too? Bill Cotter celebrates the repressed female voices of 1950s America.

Written by: Bill Cotter

On tour with Fat White Family: A photo diary
Culture

On tour with Fat White Family: A photo diary

Bar hopping, party crashing ...and jammin' with Lady Gaga — Photography student Alec Castillo asked if he could shoot one of the most unpredictable groups in the world: London's Fat White Family. But when they let him join their US tour, the experience proved a lot more than he bargained for.

Written by: Alec Castillo

Launching a band with no money, no connections and no following
Culture

Launching a band with no money, no connections and no following

The art of touring — Meet the Nude Party: an indie psych-group learning to navigate American's DIY circuit – a network defined by its lack of rules, its opportunity for growth... and the need to sleep rough.

Written by: Cian Traynor

Contemplating Cassady
Opinion

Contemplating Cassady

The Peculiar Appeal of the Rebel Muse — Are you you? Or are you who it/they/the system wants you to be? A look at the enduring appeal of Neal Cassady and the rebel muse.

Written by: Joe Donnelly

Zen Buddhism
Reportage

Zen Buddhism

For The Restless Traveller — An encounter with meditation while channelling the spirit of Kerouac on a trip around India.

Written by: Monisha Rajesh

Garrett Hedlund
Film

Garrett Hedlund

The Man and The Muse — He’s the Dean Moriarty of Walter Salles’ adapation of Jack Kerouac’s On The Road. Which makes him a caricature of a caricature of Neal Cassady, America’s most fabled rebel muse. But Garrett Hedlund is still his own man.

Written by: Matt Bochenski

Ben Gibbard
Music

Ben Gibbard

Why You’d Want To Live Here? — Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard is ready to go solo, but not before he puts America to rights.

Written by: Adam Woodward

Underground Las Vegas
Reportage

Underground Las Vegas

Into the Darkness — There is a world beneath Las Vegas, forged from tunnels and underground lairs, that speaks of America’s tattered dream.

Written by: Adam Patterson

Mike Brodie
Photography

Mike Brodie

Ridin' The Railroad — HUCK catches up with Mike Brodie, the mysterious train-hopping 'Polaroid Kidd'.

Written by: Shelley Jones

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