Sarah Gerard's debut novel weaves a familiar range of personal terror in a vibrant, addictive display of prose. More than just a relentless confession amid the narrator's sprawl into emotive depths, Gerard enacts a nearly Kathy Acker–esque intensity in he…
It's hard being a young college lady who falls in love with straight girls and hates the college newspaper, comics, and meeting monstrous deities.
George McCoy has been releasing guidebooks to the UK's brothels for over a decade. We spent a day with him visiting cathouses around Sheffield.
They crashed a book group meeting to discuss Brand's Revolution, but the leftist celebrity wasn't there, so they just caused a scene and left.
We spoke to the author of Goliath about how his harsh and uncompromising critiques of Israel have inspired a backlash from across the political spectrum.
We generally notice them huddled outside abortion clinics holding signs and images of aborted foetuses, but is there more to the story?
"Any time a new book of Pynchon's has come out—at least since I've been around—it's like I hang the 'Do Not Disturb' sign on the door and don't come out until it's done."
In Nicholas Carr's the Glass Cage, the Pulitzer-shortlisted author makes a compelling argument on the way technology has failed us—from aircraft autopilot to GPS maps—and the perils of being forever trapped in the beam of our smartphones.
You might think literature is a dying art, but there are more books now than ever. This year the stacks on stacks piled up around me. Here's a list, in chronological order, of what I read.
In a new series of excerpts from 33⅓ books' album reviews, Kirk Walker Graves tells us why My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is a historically important album at just four years old.
Roy, a chubby and naive manboy, is meeting his maker, Gilbert "Beto" Hernandez. Beto is still apologizing for his interview on VICE from two weeks ago.
We talked with author Scott Saul about how the legendary stand-up comic became who he was, and how his comedy was the opposite of Bill Cosby's.
Casey Walker's hilarious debut novel is about a Congressional aide, Luke, who goes on a junket to China with his boss.
Although it might be said to represent a victory over pervs everywhere, there are some serious questions raised by revenge porn laws in general.
Torbjørn Rødland is a weird dude. I mean that in the best way possible, as his weirdness manifests itself in brilliant and subversive photographs that twist our perceptions of visual culture into a ball and throw them in the trash.
What could be more ridiculous than sending some actual meat into actual space? And how easy would it be?
Ed Templeton may be retired from skateboarding, but his photo game is still going strong. He talked to VICE about his upcoming book Wayward Cognitions, his company Toy Machine, and a possible upcoming, full-length skate video.
New York Tyrant publisher Giancarlo DiTrapano asked Blake Butler to interview him about Butler's terrifying new book, Three Hundred Million, about a psychotic cult leader and the detective trying to understand him.
Read a selection from Sarah Gerard's new, fearlessly blunt novel about a young woman struggling with bulimia.
The enduring absurdist drama has a long entanglement with censors and prison life.
Fans mostly know writer M. A. Larson for the scripts he has written for My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, but soon the world may know Larson more for his debut novel.
Artist Graham MacIndoe's new book looks at the design and typography of heroin bags collected over his years as an addict.
Hans Eijkelboom has traveled the world shooting street-fashion trends that show that we're all basically herd animals who dress and act exactly the same.
Last week I published a reading list of mine and I realized how few women or writers of color I included. So here's another list to balance that out.