Over the past few years, female-friendly pornography has made a big splash in Japan. Our friends over at the Japanese VICE office decided to check out this new world of adult entertainment.
In the first episode of our new show, California Soul, we head out to California's drought-ravaged towns and see what people are doing to carry on.
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"I go to funerals dressed as Hitler. That sometimes has a negative effect – those who've come to mourn, stop crying to talk to me instead."
At the Liyuan Dog Market, the largest canine bazaar in China, animals are often mistreated and sometimes die just a week after purchase, but dog lovers have few other options when they want to buy a pet.
Along with plenty of shady characters, the business offers a window into the changing drug habits of rural, white America.
George McCoy has been releasing guidebooks to the UK's brothels for over a decade. We spent a day with him visiting knocking shops around Sheffield.
Ragoutsaria has its roots in ancient Dionysian rituals and is supposed to scare the evil spirits away.
Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory, Nunavut. We went there to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's helping or hurting the territory's social crises.
Dr. Nicolae Minovici's collection of tattoos will be exhibited in Bucharest's Suțu Palace until March. And yes, some of the pieces still have hair on them.
The biannual six-day festival includes a lot of drinking, a lot of parades and a lot of extremely dangerous encounters with bulls.
I moved to Dresden to get away from Nigel Farage, but found myself surrounded by racist dickheads.
How do you memorialise the USA's biggest political joke? As I learned, it takes a whole lot of statues.
In the second episode of our show's second season, Shane Smith travels up north to take a look at our world's rising seas. Then VICE goes to Pakistan, where millions of citizens work as bonded labourers in brick kilns.
Shane Smith travels to Kabul to follow the trail of American money disappearing into the Afghan reconstruction, and Ben Anderson heads to Rio de Janeiro, where Brazil has taken extreme measures to clean up the city.
I called their secretary-general, Louis Perrey, to find out how seriously Saugets take themselves.
I wanted to forget the student loans, soul-sucking jobs, and mindless repetition of adulthood and step into the King's fantasy world.
VICE Greece discovered a beauty pageant focused on celebrating the identity of African women living in Athens. We linked up to talk to them about what its like to deal with racism in modern Greece.
78-year-old Masafumi Nagasaki is the sole resident of a tropical island located at the southern tip of Okinawa, Japan. We decided to go and find out exactly what kind of lifestyle he's leading, and why he chooses not to wear clothes.
Two women pose as strippers in New Mexico.
Clive Martin investigates the magnetic appeal of Britain's favourite "party island".
VICE China brings MC Dawei—a Beijing-based rapper who can barely handle a couple shots—to China's hardest drinking areas in Yunnan, where the locals start drinking homemade liquor at 9AM everyday.
VICE France visits a 'medieval full contact' tournament – one of the most violent sports we know of– called Battle of the Nations. There, we watch grown men beat each other in the face with weapons that existed in Europe 800 years ago.
The wall destroyed Johnny Anastas' livelihood and trapped his home in on three sides, so he decided to make the most of it.