Harry Cheadle

Associate Editor

twitter: @hcheadle

Harry Cheadle is an Associate Editor at VICE. He writes about politics and poop and prisons and other stuff.

Articles by Harry Cheadle

  • What’s So Bad About Cockfighting Again?

    Obviously, cockfighting is a barbaric blood sport. But is it that big of a problem compared to, say, chicken factory farms? Do we really want to send people to jail for it? And when did America start giving a shit about chickens?

  • The Strange Sad Saga of the Power Hour Trademark Lawsuit

    An "entrepreneur" named Steve Roose was mistakenly granted the trademark to the phrase "power hour" and started harassing anyone who used those words online, including a musician named Ali Spagnola who refused to give in to him. Three years and $30,000 later, she won a court case…

  • Can Ashley Judd Save America?

    Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader and one of the most loathsome politicians in the US, is up for reelection next year, and his most serious challenger is, apparently, Ashley Judd. Can she save the country from his obstructionism? Spoiler alert: No.

  • How Many Ways Did the Oscars Offend Everyone?

    Like all major events where anyone talks for more than half an hour, the Academy Awards were a chance for people to get extremely angry about what others were saying and doing. Here is an incomplete list of the events that happened during the Oscars that people took offense to.

  • Do People Really Dress Like Shit in Buffalo?

    As if Buffalo, New York, didn’t have enough to worry about with its struggling economy and tons of fat people and brutal winters, last year a website called Bundle.com named the city of 260,000 the “least fashionable city in America.”

  • Guns: The Cause of, and the Solution to, All of Life’s Problems

    Republicans believe that gun ownership is a Constitutionally protected right with a philosophical pedigree. They now also appear to think that the more guns people carry around, the better society will be, which is a different and weirder proposition.

  • Obama Wants to Kill the Penny and So Should You

    Nearly everyone who has thought about it agrees that pennies are terrible and we should get rid of them. They cost more than they are worth to produce, they aren’t accepted as currency by machines that take other coins, and they clutter people’s pockets and change jars.

  • All Around Losing - Dating Is Terrifying

    Harry becomes nervous and weird whenever he approaches anything that looks like a woman. To remedy this sad state of affairs, he went to a body language coach for some tips on how to appear more comfortable around females, and then threw himself into a speed-dating event, where h…

  • Obama's State of the Union Address, Decoded

    If you listened carefully, the 2013 State of the Union address resembled a man walking into his girlfriend’s house, standing in front of her, and telling her everything that’s wrong with her and what she should do to fix it.

  • Sorry Guys, Americans Love Obama’s Killer Drones

    Most Americans, including Democrats, are totally cool with the US continuing to kill people in foreign countries on the say-so of "informed, high-level" officials alone, so Obama's got no reason to change his drone policies.