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.
The best way to make sure no one comes to your party is to not have any beer.
While we idealise the middle as presented to us through the media, the reality is Australians are far more affluent than they want to admit.
The gunman who seized a cafe in downtown Sydney has reportedly been killed by police, but not before two hostages were killed (and four wounded). Here's how it played out online.
A horrific story about rape has turned into a bizarre parable about the perpetuation of misinformation in the media.
World AIDS Day isn't asking people to pick a side. Trying to point out the devastating social stigma afflicting people who are diagnosed with HIV isn't—or shouldn't be—controversial in the slightest.
Police kill. They get away with it. They kill again. Eventually, you realize that this process is not a bug in the system but a feature.
As a local reporter in St. Louis during the protests over Michael Brown's death, I watched as the international press parachuted in. I'm glad they came.
And we found the pilot buried on YouTube! Apparently it was directed by some guy named Charlie Brooker.
After years of suffering from a serious brain illness, the conservative firebrand is retiring his pitchfork. He tells us about his kinder, gentler plan to save America.
Australia's Chinese-language newspapers rarely mention protests, human rights, or anything political. Why is this, and does it matter?
An examination of the UK term for a usually poor, possibly threatening young person.
Compelling as the show is, I'm not sure it's compelling in a way that will make people actually want to do crystal meth.
From the Ebola scare to the anxieties over every doomsday scenario imaginable to unfounded worry about the Islamic State landing on our shores, it's clear that we love to be in a state of panic.
Calling methamphetamine use an 'epidemic' is a misuse of language; it's a deceptive metaphor. Ebola, an actual epidemic, is not contracted voluntarily.
If you've read a literary novel, listened to conservative radio, or jacked off to your mom's favorite erotica in the past 30 years, you've consumed media that's passed through Regan's hands.
If you expected a closer result out of New Zealand's weirdest election to date, you were wrong.
Two French journalists who have been trapped in a West Papuan jail for more than 40 days. Depending on how things pan out they could face 20 years behind bars.
But all the rumors and BS that circulated on tech websites for nearly two years might have been a good thing: It got us talking about science, design, materials, and innovation in ways that we usually don't.
The Irish media have a misogyny problem, one that smiles out from the pages of newspapers and wears a bikini. Individually, the words "Irish" and "model" retain their meanings, but together the words become something different.
The role of the press in the turbulent conflict playing out in the Gaza Strip is becoming more and more a part of the story.
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.
Other websites have been playing around with data and algorithms for years.
Things turned ugly when a Chinese multimillionaire screwed over a bunch of disadvantaged New Yorkers.