On this episode of Daily VICE we meet up with artist duo the Kaplan Twins in LA to talk about their Instagram project.
"Cannes isn't about the movies. It's about branding, about banks, fashion, jewelry, drinks... It's one big brothel. Actors, they're all whores."
The app has made me more successful than ever, but at the expense of my art.
How had I, a lowly peon with barely 500 followers to my name, so undeservedly received the 6 God's blessing?
Child actress Fatima Ptacek was given a three-day suspension after getting caught vaping at school, while her less-famous accomplice was expelled.
Is it the curse of the auteur or the byproduct of success that means comedy greats like Gervais and Seth MacFarlane are hell-bent on breaking what they made?
"I remember very well not being famous. It wasn't that great."
"It's a production assistant rite of passage to walk in on a host giving or receiving a blowjob."
Losing a hand to a patch of wet cement isn't necessarily a bad thing.
When I left Canada I had a "See You Fuckers Later" party. If I failed in LA it would be the ego bruise of the century.
Strayer University thinks that the official definition of "success" is outdated and is taking strides to change it.
The Canadian He-Man lookalike was almost a rock star before mismanagement, a bizarre kidnapping, and a series of health issues derailed his dreams.
When you meet your heroes, you miss out on the true value of having a hero: the opportunity to learn about yourself.
Yes it's awful, but is it also an existential self help guide on par with 'The Alchemist'?
Let's just say I had great asspirations.
Sam the Orangutan from Dunston Checks In? He's dead. And the Taco Bell chihuahua? Also dead.
The $75 Shayne Ward is charging his fans for ten minutes is nothing compared to the price of X-Factor's fast fame for its contestants.
"I'm extremely grateful I was born in North Korea," Yeonmi Park told me in London recently. "If that didn't happen, there's no way I could understand other people's pain."
Amazon is apparently about to shell out a shade under a billion dollars for Twitch, an interactive, YouTube-meets-ESPN platform for video-game streaming.
Andrew Keegan, of 10 Things I Hate About You fame, recently started a church in Venice Beach, California. We visited it to find out why he swapped his acting career to lead a religion.
Vin Los is a 24-year-old Montreal model who has covered his face and body in tattoos that look like they're written in Sharpie. We talked to him about whether or not he realizes those face tattoos are forever.
Did the feminist punching bag only sell 530 albums because of arrogance? Or because he sucks? We called Nadine Field—a psychologist who specializes in fame and celebrity—to find out.
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…
Bungalow 89 is not famous like Bungalow 3 (Belushi) or Bungalow 2 (Rebel Without a Cause). It is only famous in my own mind, because it's where I first met Gus Van Sant, and because I have been living in it for the past nine months.