Anna Codrea-Rado

Anna Codrea-Rado

Music and youth culture writer

Bylines in the Guardian, VICE, The Atlantic, The Debrief and others on youth culture, mental health, social justice, drugs, and tech.

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Could This Thermometer Overtake The Pill As Our Go-To Method Of ...

I spoke to women who gave up hormonal birth control in pursuit of a natural alternative for The Debrief.

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The Guardian

'I'm a rabbit girl': the woman accused of hoarding bunnies in Brooklyn

I wrote about a woman convicted of animal cruelty for keeping rabbits in an abandoned lot in New York.

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The Story of NYC's Biggest Music Venue That Almost Never Happened

My longread for VICE on what it took to open the largest music venue in New York.

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The Awl

Why You Should Adopt A Senior Dog This November

I wrote a personal essay about my dog Dolly and why adopting older dogs is so important.

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The Guardian

Science confirms: dogs understand us. But do we get them too?

Op-ed I wrote for the Guardian about a study that found dogs can understand what human are saying.

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Stop Calling Ecstasy-Related Deaths Overdoses

I wrote about the problem with inaccurate terminology and irresponsible reporting in relation to drug deaths for VICE.

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All the Times in American History That Authorities Tried to Stop People From Dancing

I wrote a timeline of the laws that have policed American nightlife, from the Puritans to the present day.

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Is MDMA Addictive? Exactly How Addictive Are Party Drugs? | Real ...

I wrote about addiction to party drugs for the Debrief.

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Bonobo’s New Album ‘Migration’ Is About How Bittersweet it is to Live Abroad

I interviewed the electronic musician Simon Green about his latest album for VICE.

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How Gender Became The Defining Issue Of The US Election

I interviewed young female voters for The Debrief to find out how women feel the US election has changed the national conversation about gender.

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Boiler Room Weekender Attendees and Performers Accuse Police and Security of Racially Targeted, Heavy-Handed Tactics

After a festival in Pennsylvania was shut down, I interviewed attendees and performers to find out what really happened.

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A Harm Reduction Expert Explains What Fabric's New Drug Policies

I interviewed the executive director of a leading UK drug charities about the impact of Fabric's new drug policies.

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The Guardian

Can you treat anxiety with YouTube videos?

With access to mental health treatment under increasing strain, I asked experts to weigh up the benefits of using the video platform to find relief from anxiety disorders.

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The Cute Robot in Max Cooper's New Music Video Might Just Save the World

My interview with the electronic music producer, Max Cooper, about his latest album.

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My Brother Died of An Ecstasy Overdose But I’m Still Campaigning to Reopen Fabric

Nathalie Wainwright's brother died after taking pills at a rave in Skegness. She shared her deeply moving story with me for VICE.