Rebels in the Central African Republic, lamb feasts in New Brunswick, MMA in Kabul, and life in slow motion. This is the latest on VICE.
After a rough stretch defined by the murder of two cops in Brooklyn, can the police reform crowd actually bring changes to the criminal justice system?
Photography Amy Lombard followed the gay punk band bottoms around Brooklyn as they huffed poppers, hung out at a grimy art space, and sang songs about hating their bodies.
The buzzed-about gay dance-punk band sings about HIV and self-hatred, but that doesn't mean they don't know how to have a good time.
I've been photographing friends' (and strangers') food tattoos for years, and they're all cool and weird and sometimes terrible.
This past week saw New York City cops shift from symbolic protest—turning their backs on the mayor—to actually packing it up and not doing their jobs.
Photographer Dan Allegretto's 2014 sucked. He bounded from job to job, gained weight, fucked a handful of "mediocre dudes," and lost his hair. "Basically, I just got drunk constantly with my friends," he told us.
VICE columnist and former competitive chess champion Giancarlo T. Roma talks to chess players in NYC's Union Square about life and the game.
A report that the NYPD has allegedly planted guns on suspects in Flatbush, Brooklyn, further fuels the mystery surrounding the shooting death of a black teenager at the hands of plainclothes cops there last year.
The execution-style murder of two Brooklyn cops this weekend is an outrageous tragedy, but it shouldn't detract from the broader fight to reform America's police.
I sampled food from restaurants that have fallen afoul of the Health Department, and enjoyed almost all of it. Then I puked.
Local cops, already known not to be huge fans of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, are now openly disrespecting him after two of their own were executed by a lone gunman in Brooklyn.
It's the opposite of Pandora—it doesn't play what you already like, it plays what you might end up loving.
When cops or their supporters ask what an officer should do in a situation where someone appears to be armed, they should look at this confrontation in a Brooklyn synagogue.
Last night we celebrated our 20th anniversary party with everyone from Scarlett Johansson to Jarvis Cocker to Lil Wayne. Throughout the event, our friends and family tweeted their favorite moments of the night.
So naturally, we're throwing a big party for ourselves with lots of special musical guests.
Logistically, the DNC in Brooklyn would be an absolute shitshow. But politically, it might be a masterstroke for Mayor Bill de Blasio.
When faced with park crime, the city not only neglects to report it to the public but often takes inefficient measures to curb it.
Did you miss the New York opening of our 2014 VICE Photo Show? Were you there, but continue to lie awake at night pining for that balmy July evening in Brooklyn? Well, good thing we made a video, because now you can relive it.
The Bruce High Quality Foundation's BHQFU held a party to celebrate its new status as a nonprofit. There was cheese dip.
Maryland-based Two Inch Astronaut has a throwback sound that channels the sludgy math rock of the 90s.Their new track is an angsty opus that features intricate instrumentation and envy-inducing technique.
I expected my friendly neighborhood Wiccans to celebrate Halloween by casting spells and baking bread, but instead they ate potato chips in a cheaply decorated apartment. Wiccans: They're just like us!
News that a doctor tested positive for the deadly disease after going bowling spread like wildfire on social media last night, but nothing's going viral in the five boroughs.
The cops in New York City are stationing officers and floodlights in high-crime housing projects, but no one seems sure exactly what their specific goals are.