I watched Bill Cosby receive multiple standing ovations at his first US comedy performance since more than a dozen women have accused him of drugging and raping them.
In the mid 1990s, Leonardo DiCaprio was the king of the world. He was also friends with Dana Giacchetto, a former investment banker who went to jail for misappropriating $9 million and claims he's the real inspiration for The Wolf of Wall Street.
He thinks that the world needs to have more empathy for Bill Cosby, even in the face of the 13 rape allegations that have lately made him a target of criticism.
Despite all three Pirate Bay founders being in custody, the torrent tracker had over 48 million connected users yesterday and shared nearly 7 million torrents.
The problem with most horror films portraying mental illness is that real life pathology is willfully abandoned in favor of melodramatic storytelling.
Ezra Miller, who will play the Flash on the big screen, identifies as queer, meaning that for the first time an openly non-heterosexual man will be playing the lead in a superhero film.
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.
Whatever happened to Superman Lives? Jon Schnepp wanted to find out the real story behind the failed Tim Burton movie, so he made a documentary about it.
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 21st century is a grim time to screw on camera for money. To stay profitable, porn star Jelena Jensen has taken control of her professional digital presence.
Thanks to Sharknado 2 and a new perfume line called Shark by Tara, the former sex symbol is having a career renaissance as a camp icon.
The next time you see an ad for a movie that looks terrible, just know: your tax dollars paid for that.
Remember last month when VICE on HBO received three Emmy nominations, and we were like, "Is it too early for a lifetime achievement award?" Well, guess what? We did it! We won an Emmy for Outstanding Informational Series or Special.
Everyone loves the latest Marvel epic, but that doesn't mean that it lacks the plot holes, inconsistencies, and weird unanswered questions that every Hollywood blockbuster suffers from.
Brazilians love Bukowski. There are Portuguese translations of Women (Mulheres) and Post Office (Correio) at newspaper kiosks, Bukowski's ugly mug stenciled onto walls in Sao Paulo's Vila Madalena suburb, and tribute bars.
The San Diego Comic-Con has been going on since 1970, and it used to be my favorite time of the year. But in the last few years, it's become almost unbearable for everyone who isn't a celebrity or an industry professional.
A friend of mine recently told me there was a cell phone game that I needed to try. Not just any game, but an addiction taking America by storm—and set to make $200 million this year.
Everyone knows Paris Hilton is a reality TV veteran, heiress, and successful businesswoman, but people forget that she's also one of the greatest pop stars of all time.
After Phil Varone quit playing drums in legendary rock band Skid Row, he spent several years dabbling in typical Los Angeles post-fame ephemera—Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew, stand-up comedy—until he found his true calling: swinger porn.
Lady Lila Stern is one of Los Angeles's fastest rising dominatrixes. I spoke to her to learn how to become a pro-domme.
Here's another reason to blow your rent money on an iPad. For this summer's fiction issue, we asked our good friend and VICE columnist James Franco to choose a few of his favorite stories and read excerpts f…
Robert McKee has lectured on storytelling for three decades, and his book Story is the bible for screenwriters. Alec Sokolow and Tony Camin are a screenwriting team in Los Angeles. They recently called McKee to talk shop and discuss What the Duc…
I lived in a basement beneath a French professor and his wife, who taught German at a dying school for girls. When Agnes visited, there was the sharp, joyous smell of new tires. That was the smell the blue vibrator released when cleaned.
Lately I have run into Troy everywhere. I spotted him at a Whole Foods squeezing summer fruits. I swayed next to him one boozy night at a Wilco concert on the beach. Often I attempt to catch his eye, but he never looks at me.