Brooklyn scenesters, trustafarians, West Indians, and a gaggle of Japanese reggae tourists came together last month to experience some of the world's greatest reggae selectors and their featured MCs, blaring through one of the most impeccably tuned sound
A New Yorker who quit his office job and bought a used motorcycle he didn't know how to operate was last seen riding off into the sunrise, en route to the beach where the reunion scene at the end of The Shawshank Redemption takes place. No one has
Mossless in America is a column featuring interviews with documentary photographers produced in partnership with Mossless magazine. This week, we speak with Brooklyn-based photographer Sean Stewart about his landscape pictures of Western Pennsylvan…
For years I owned a chain of luxury jewelry stores in one of the wildest, most flamboyant, most duplicitous jewelry markets of them all: Dallas, Texas. With Valentine's Day coming up, I will tell you what sort of jewelry scams are popular throughout the w…
With rule of law no longer in effect in Tripoli, warlords like Sunni commander Ziad Allouki are now the city's de facto rulers. VICE News hung out with him and his fighters for a week to discover why they're fighting, and whether the country really is on
The feeling was nice—my dick and balls were at perfect equilibrium. I couldn't feel them hanging down as they usually did, but neither could I feel anything hoisting them up. My man-parts were literally levitating.
In 34 days, there were five suicide-bomb attacks by al Qaeda affiliates active in Lebanon. Checkpoints have sprung up on the roads, unfamiliar cars arouse suspicion, and public buses have started to display signs kindly asking passengers to remove their j…
This winter, travel writer Elisabeth Eaves isn't in Mexico to write about shirtless men she meets on the beach—she's escaping the cruel winter to write a draft of her first novel, which is set in the Middle East.
Between 2004 and 2006, the Hold Steady released three classic albums. This week, Noisey's weekend editor Jeremy Gordon sat down with the band to discuss the ten-year anniversary of their debut album, Almost Killed Me.
After college started, I lost contact with everyone from high school except for a couple of punks—at least until I ran into a cheerleader on the train, and she decided to apologize to me for bullying people throughout our teen years.
American corn farmers used taxpayer money to buy propane to dry out their corn harvest. For reasons that remain a mystery, the American propane infrastructure didn't recover in time for this year's epic winter. Now farmers' chickens are freezing.
The year was 1989. My mom took me to the supermarket, and I walked past the video games and walked into the music aisle. There, I met a leather-clad alien with long, black hair, who would change my life. His name was Alice Cooper.
This week, I drove around in a fancy car with Philadelphia's Rap guru Ryshon Jones, as we chatted about his latest project, Hope Is a Dangerous Thing, an album and poetry collection examining hope in 21st century America.
Recently, I met with Lil Bub and Andrew W.K. in a hotel in midtown Manhattan. I was supposed to interview them about Lil Bub and Andrew's latest collaboration, a special on Animal Planet, but I couldn't stop staring at Lil Bub herself.
In the fall of 2013, Texas's Good/Bad Art Collective created a one-night event called CURTAINS in a make-shift television studio. This later culminated in a 28-minute infomercial, FOREVER, which sells the secret to immortality but ends with
When I went to jail ten years ago I knew it'd be tough. Many people told me that I'd ruined my life, but how could I accept that when I was only 23? Today it's become much more of a reality, but I refuse to throw in the towel just yet.
On my vacation to the Bahamas, I took a tour of a Nassau zoo. I thought I would be seeing flamingos, but my tour guide had only one focus: Anna Nicole Smith and her paternity suit that rocked the Bahamas, bringing the nation's government to its knees.
A disgruntled teacher in LA's public school system started a Facebook page filled with pictures of the sorry state of LAUSD's facilities. While cockroaches crawl around bathrooms and infrastructure remains broken, the district is spending upward of $1 bil…