Life contains everything: tear gas in Ferguson, books read on the grass, journalist James Foley's murder, dancing in New Orleans till sunrise blots the stars. We're meat—fragile and finite. But joy is survival.
There are five questions you'll want to ask before sharing something with your internet friends. If that seems like a lot of work, remember that shouting out random urban legends in public is frowned upon IRL, and the same should be true for social media…
Although today's stars actively try to become gay icons, talk show legend Sally Jessy Raphael has rarely courted her cult-like gay fanbase. Last month, we visited Raphael at her house to find out how she accidentally became a gay icon.
On Monday, Men's Journal reporter Matthew Power died in Uganda. When I heard the terrible news, I thought of an obituary Matt had written for a mutual friend of ours years earlier: "Even to write in the past tense seems strange," he wrote. "It nega…
Over the past few years, the hip-hop listening event has transformed from an intimate way to share new music with eager listeners into an opportunity to push sneakers and booze on free-riding party people.
This winter, travel writer Elisabeth Eaves isn't in Mexico to write about shirtless men she meets on the beach—she's escaping the cruel winter to write a draft of her first novel, which is set in the Middle East.
Do a quick google search for "Fukushima ocean radiation." The results are a crime scene: maybe one actual link to accurate journalism per page. All the other links are panic-click blogs and articles without citations.
Journalists go deep. Sometimes they go so deep into a story they lose track of where the story ends and their private life begins. VICE teamed up with journalist Carrie Ching to bring you a new illustrated series on the secret lives of award-winning journ…
This week on the podcast, John R. MacArthur, the publisher of Harper's, talks about his October manifesto arguing against the flood of free content on the web and the dilution of reporting and writing in the media.
A decade ago, long before Edward Snowden trolled the depths of a classified government surveillance program, John Kiriakou was learning about a government practice as secret and troubling, and a good deal more gruesome.