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      Wilbert L. Cooper

      Wilbert L. Cooper

      Senior Editor

      Wilbert is from a suburb of Cleveland where every street is a cul-de-sac named after a forest animal. He now works for us in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which is arguably even more homogenous and suffocating, but at least you can smoke pot on the sidewalk without getting hassled (just roll it with a little tobacco). Wilbert’s also earned a master’s degree in print publishing at NYU, which he keeps trying to tell us is not a joke, but we just keep shaking our head like “… This guy. This guy.” Hoping he catches on soon.

      By Wilbert L. Cooper Dec 5, 2014

      Black Lives Matter

      Institutionalized racism isn't just about the headlines you read or the grand jury verdicts that inspire protests, it's something that infects the consciousness of black people everywhere.

      By Wilbert L. Cooper Dec 5, 2014
      By Wilbert L. Cooper Aug 11, 2014

      Tricking for Treats

      Because I'm an editor for VICE, I get a buttload of free stuff from every kind of retailer you can think of. Unfortunately, most of it is so wack, I end up regifting it. Just the other day, I received a plastic jug of water-based cooch lube—the shit was t…

      By Wilbert L. Cooper Aug 11, 2014
      By Wilbert L. Cooper Jan 17, 2014

      Buttloads of Pain

      The horror that befell Oscarina Busse's backside began in July 2009. The 35-year-old Floridian felt a dull but persistent itch deep in the meat of her buttocks, one that was impossible to scratch. Like thousands of women across the globe, Oscarina was suf…

      By Wilbert L. Cooper Jan 17, 2014
      By Wilbert L. Cooper Jan 7, 2014

      Buttloads of Pain

      The horror that befell Oscarina Busse's backside began in July 2009. The 35-year-old Floridian felt a dull but persistent itch deep in the meat of her buttocks, one that was impossible to scratch.

      By Wilbert L. Cooper Jan 7, 2014
      By Wilbert L. Cooper Oct 23, 2013

      Girls Rule My World

      Through my relentless search on the internet for the perfect gifts, I discovered three new amazing companies run by people with vaginas that make cool stuff for other people with vaginas. I was so inspired by their very different but awesome missions that…

      By Wilbert L. Cooper Oct 23, 2013
      By Wilbert L. Cooper Dec 27 2013

      Scrap or Die

      One sweltering afternoon in July, I found myself breaking and entering into a derelict warehouse on the east side of Cleveland. I was in the middle of a crash course in metal theft from a man named Jay Jackson.

      By Wilbert L. Cooper Dec 27 2013