Also this week: A hotel fined a couple $160 for leaving a negative review online.
A guy went into a marketing agency looking for a job and ended up stabbing his would-be boss. That's a big no-no in any interview situation.
I wrestled boys. I wrestled girls. I wrestled anything, and everything, remotely within my weight class. I failed every time.
The great state of California has granted the mass murderer a wedding license, and a mega-fan from St. Louis says it's just a matter of weeks until they do the deed.
This week, VICE premiered "This Charming Man," a meta music video from James Franco's band, Daddy, which is based off of a poem cycle inspired by the Smiths. Here are a few words about the project from James, as well as a few original poems.
Your vagina has less of a right to privacy than your credit card numbers or medical records. That's objectively fucked-up.
Nov 11, 2014
It's 1970, and I work a couple of days a week at a Newport Beach carwash for $1.50 an hour, which keeps me in Banquet TV dinners, Hostess cherry pies, and Kool Kings.
The Golden State has been an archetype of the United States' prison boom since the war on drugs began, but now it's joining the mass incarceration reform wave.
A few years ago, a site like My420Mate.com might have seemed like poor cover for a DEA sting operation, but in a national atmosphere that's warming to weed, it filters out those who refuse to ride the wave.
Every first Friday of the month, wrestlers come to Oakland, California, from all over the West Coast to brawl for a raucous 21-and-over crowd.
The famed Dead Kennedys' screamer reminisces about the old days of the Ramones, the tabloid frenzy surrounding the brutal murder of JonBenét Ramsey, and hanging out with GWAR and H.R. Giger.
Hells Angel Maurice Eunice claims the DEA and the city of El Cajon, California, blew up his buddies' hangout to put on a show for the press.
At the very least, these invasions of privacy cannot be dismissed as legitimate police activity. At worst, they suggest cops can be just as creepy as the internet denizens behind the Fappening.
Can you heal people by getting them to act out their feelings in front of a bunch of animals and strangers? Sara Fancy thinks so.
A decade-long tradition of gathering among Northern California's Redwoods to smoke pot on April 20 was systematically destroyed, a marijuana activist claims.
Last year, I wrote an article about how Universal Studios Hollywood's annual Halloween-themed show was homophobic and terrible, leading to the show's cancellation. This year, Knott's Berry Farm put on a show making fun of that whole mess.
No other city has surprised me on a daily basis as much as Los Angeles. It's a street photographer's paradise.
"In a sense, we need psychopathy. We don't need full-blown psychopath dangerous fuckers, but having a prevalence of psychopathic traits is associated with leadership. It's in presidents, and prime ministers, and in people who take risks."
The academic Anne Helen Petersen has become internet famous and critically acclaimed for her examinations of the gossip industry and the way we talk about stars.
More than 90 percent of the state is now classified as being in a "severe drought," which is seriously bad news for the state's breweries, which need a ton of water to make beer.
This week: A couple shot up a McDonald's because employees forgot to put ketchup in their order and a guy allegedly slashed a ten-year-old's bike tires because she ran over his foot.
Women are turning their placentas into little capsules and swallowing them after birth. But some hospitals are also denying women the right to take their placentas home with them.
I have, at various times, loved LA and hated LA. Right now, I'm on an up-swing, and I can't imagine myself living anywhere else.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, we examine wildfires, Ebola, an attempted public beheading, and more bad news from around the world.