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  • Shorties: A Quick Chat with Russell Brand

    We sat down with Russell Brand to discuss his grand vision of revolution.

  • Protesting Police Brutality in Montreal

    From the FLQ crisis in the 60s to the student marches of 2012 the people of Quebec have a long history of social uprising and civic dissent. But amongst all the free-tuition pot-clanging and hockey playoff rioting, one particular annual protest has the Montreal Police (also known…

  • We Got Twenty British Strangers Who Aren't Models to Kiss Each Other

    It was just as awkward as you'd expect.

  • Things Get Weird at NYFW

    Maybe we just don't get fashion? But what if we did? That's pretty trippy if you ask us. So naturally, when we had all this B-roll eye candy left over from our fashion week coverage, we got stoned and made this video.

  • Old at Fashion Week

    This fashion week, we brought our good friend Dottie along. Dottie just turned 70, so she's not too cool to ask obviously important but regularly ignored questions like "Why are the models so thin?" And "Why does that snuggie cost more than a Fabergé egg?"

  • VICE Does New York Fashion Week

    Fashion Week is like a cosplay convention for the kids who fetishized copies of i-D instead of anime books about tentacle porn. During the runway presentations, we chatted it up with a bunch of the lovable weirdos who frequent the shows.

  • Angry French Bigots... On Acid!

    In early January, some bigoted French people gathered in Paris to celebrate their rage with a "Day of Anger." Some people were mad at the country's President. Some were mad about abortion. A whole bunch were mad about gays. And the Jews. Our friend Félix dropped a tab and talked…

  • We Learned About Dollar Store Couture at the "RuPaul's Drag Race" Tour in Toronto

    RuPaul’s Drag Race is one of the biggest and most groundbreaking cultural phenomenons of the last few years, so when we heard RuPaul's Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons was doing a tour stop in Toronto, we had to send a crew out to document the performance and party.

  • The Showstopper

    Shawn Valentino is the self-styled international playboy who believes there is a ladykilling superhero inside of all of us.


    Japanese comedian MEGWIN is an online superstar in Japan. Recently, VICE Japan caught up with MEGWIN and treated him to a plate full of salamanders, fermented herring, and a pile of chili peppers from Mexico. We're proud to say he completed his challenge with a face full of snot,…

  • We Trained at Ontario's Only Zombie Survival Camp

    For a freaky Halloween surprise, here's a video we made at Ontario's awesome and weird Zombie Survival Camp.

  • Talking about Awesome Cars with Killer Mike

    Last month for POP Montreal we threw a massive show with our good friend Killer Mike. Before the show, the only thing he wanted to talk about was cars.

  • The Art of Taboo - Ren Hang

    Since being a radical artist in China is such a tricky prospect, you would think that photographer Ren Hang would lay off filling his portfolio with gaping buttholes and models pissing on each other. But he hasn't, which is a good thing.

  • Korean Poo Wine

    'Ttongsul' is a Korean rice wine mixed with the fermented turd of a human child.

  • Korean Poo Wine - Trailer

    'Ttongsul' is a Korean rice wine mixed with the fermented turd of a human child.

  • Me and Alan

    Five women explore their passion for the man of their dreams.

  • 'La Passione,' a Short Film by James Franco

    Here is the premiere of James Franco's new short film, La Passione. It's a decadent and beautifully shot trip that riffs on Theodor Dreyer’s The Passion of Joan of Arc, if it were shot on acid and starred the ATL Twins as demons.

  • The Art of Taboo: Nobuyuki Oura

    Artists have always used taboo and controversy to pose questions about society. In the first episode of "The Art of Taboo" we focus on Oura Nobuyuki, who explains the meaning behind his highly controversial portraits of Japan's Showa emperor, titled "Holding Perspective."

  • We Went to the Toronto Thaw Fest

    At the beginning of May 2013, Telephone Explosion Records took over Toronto with its aptly named Toronto Thaw Festival. We decided to film the whole thing and deliver you a highlights package since the whole thing was so fucking fun.

  • Life with Shisei - Horiyoshi III

    Our buddies at VICE Japan launched their YouTube channel last year, and the videos have been amazing. Here's an episode of their tattooing show about Horiyoshi III, one of Japan's most beloved and enigmatic tattoo artists. He specializes in full-body tattoos called irezumi, often…

  • Jailbert

    We had a feeling our prison correspondent would translate well to video. Drugs remain a problem for Bert, and he consistently fails urine tests which send him back to jail over and over again. In this two-part series, we examine Bert in his most vulnerable state as he tries to st…

  • Lil Bub & Friendz - Trailer

    'Lil Bub & Friendz' follows the life and times of Bub and examines the internet cat phenomenon in general. Starring Lil Bub and Bub's owner, Mike Bridavsky, along with Grumpy Cat, Nyan Cat, Keyboard Cat, and meme-manager supreme Ben Lashes, the doc will premiere worldwide at the

  • Monster Trucks... On Acid!

    When we heard that a Monster Jam event was happening about two hours outside of New York, we grabbed our buddy Dan, shoved two hits of acid down his throat, and headed up to Hartford, Connecticut, to find out what kind of damage a gigantic truck with 2,000 ponies under the hood c…

  • VICE Visits the "Dachshund UN"

    The "Dachshund UN" a performance art piece where dogs pretend to be international delegates touched down in Toronto and it's as cute and political as it sounds.

  • All Around Losing - Dating Is Terrifying

    Harry becomes nervous and weird whenever he approaches anything that looks like a woman. To remedy this sad state of affairs, he went to a body language coach for some tips on how to appear more comfortable around females, and then threw himself into a speed-dating event, where h…

  • All Around Losing - How to Be a Man

    Harry normally evades conflict by running away or nervously laughing. He would like to become a man someday, so he endured a physically draining work out with a Krav Maga expert and went to a shotgun-training session at a gun range with an NRA-certified Israeli. Watch as Harry's

  • Nimrod at the Venice Film Festival - Part 1

    Master troll Nimrod Kamer heads to the Venice Film Festival and messes with Willem Dafoe, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Weinstein, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Nimrod has pledged to spend the rest of his life living off PR gift bags and journalist treats, all while boasting about it.

  • All Around Losing - Stand-Up Comedy Is HARD

    Harry attempts to follow in the footsteps of Louis CK and other schmucks-turned-comedy-idols by trying to become a stand-up comic. He starts at the very, very bottom, subjecting himself to New York's brutal open-mic scene, and quickly discovers that 1) making people laugh is nigh…

  • We Sent Sam the Human Cat to Woofstock

    We dressed our intern up like a cat and sent him into a room full of dogs. The results were wildly cute and mildly uncomfortable at the same time..

  • All Around Losing - I'm in a Hip Electronica Band and I Don't Know Why

    In this episode of 'All Around Losing,' Harry gets sprayed with moth poop, swallows glowing balls, and dresses in chainmail—all in a misguided effort to become a rock star. His dreams of becoming a guitar god are doomed from the start, as he doesn’t know how to play an instrument…