On this episode of VICE INTL, we meet the people behind female masking, a curious subculture in which heterosexual men dress up as latex female dolls.
Fardou Louise Keuning's "creatures"—papier-mâché sculptures with deformities and strange facial expressions—take on a lifelike quality in her art exhibits. She even calls one of them her boyfriend.
VICE art editor Nick Gazin sorts the collectibles wheat from the chaff, reviewing the Jem doll, BB-8 toy, The Divine, Adult Contemporary, and a new Judge Dredd book.
It was so realistic, they thought it was a real baby.
Cabbage Patch Kids aren't birthed out of vaginas. Instead, they come from giant, baby-filled trees.
Selling your hair can bring you hundreds of dollars from wigmakers, high-end doll artists, and even some fetishists.
The dolls were originally invented by a Kentucky artist named Martha Nelson Thomas, but the design was stolen and transformed into a multibillion-dollar franchise. Martha never saw a penny.
Monster High dolls are currently one of the best-selling dolls in the world. They are like Barbie's Goth cousin—the one who buys black and white Argyle sweaters at Hot Topic and sits in the cemetery rolling her eyes in disgust at the thought of blonde peo…
Before you berate me for immediately assuming these dolls are for pedophiles, consider that there is no male counterpart, they wear lingerie, and just look at the pictures. Also, most of the customers are adult men. Weird, huh?
His killer midnight movie "Re-Animator" features one of the most unsettling sexual encounters one will ever see with a severed head.
Sometimes when people get into a religious sulk they do things like fly planes into buildings or dress their kids in white and drown them in bleach.