According to their adherents, these contracts represent an end run around the entrenched and often predatory lending structures that had flimflammed so many young people into bankruptcy.
In this excerpt of Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller, two men abduct three actresses who have starred in several of John Waters's classic movies.
Since he died of AIDS, David Wojnarowicz has been the subject of a movie, a biography, and an upcoming Whitney retrospective, but he has one last secret: the Magic Box.
I attributed an anti-capitalist line from 19th-century economist Thorstein Veblen to the 28-year-old comedy auteur and writer, and in the process made the FOX News crowd furious.
"In a sense, we need psychopathy. We don't need full-blown psychopath dangerous fuckers, but having a prevalence of psychopathic traits is associated with leadership. It's in presidents, and prime ministers, and in people who take risks."
I talked to a representative from the UK company TheyFit about problems well-endowed men have with condoms and why the US lags behind Europe in providing jimmy hats for girthy dudes.
The formerly British-run city used to be a haven from mainland China that welcomed refugees of all sorts—including Ip Man, the godfather of the country's most famous martial art.
After the duo behind popular food blog Thug Kitchen were revealed to be two twentysomething WASPs, the internet exploded.
This week: A woman pulled a gun on some kids who were "pestering" her dog and a school banned female students from wearing tight pants because it makes them look like "prostitutes walking the streets."
"When street artists do it, it's vandalism," said one graffiti writer. "When Banksy does it, it's an art piece. There's a disconnect there."
Jihadists don't want money. They don't want us to release prisoners. So what do they want? I turned to Twitter to find out.
I recently emailed with Mountain Goats mastermind and Wolf In White Van author John Darnielle about his new book, his history with gaming, haunted feelings, and much more.
We talked to Lebanese club promoter Yousef Harati about nightlife in Beirut, including declining tourism's effect on clubbing, canceling pop-up parties due to suicide bombers, and why valuing parties in a tumultuous city isn't as superficial as it may sou…
His new book argues that we must stop believing that naked self-interest is the only thing that gets people out of bed in the morning and that commerce is the only solution to all our problems.
PS1's yearly New York Art Book Fair has swiftly become another one of the large yearly art events that everyone has to go to or risk being struck down by a lethal dose of FOMO (fear of missing out).
The older you get, the less wise it is to habitually use cocaine, meth, weed, acid, or heroin—especially if you're planning on having a child in the near future. We got an expert panel to explain just what drugs will do to your "little swimmers."
Inspired by the accidental artistry of ecstasy pills, veteran raver and artist Chemical X has transformed rave's chemical catalysts into art objects.
Ten years ago, the town of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, was traumatized when a local church's secret Satan worship, ritualized child molestation, and animal sacrifices came to light. Sound familiar?
While most guides to romance concentrate on personal grooming, presents, and what to do to which parts of whose genitals, I decided to answer the most burning question in this era of internet mischief.
"We are entrenched in the idea that dead bodies are dangerous, and we are entrenched in the idea that it is better to have professionals do it... American death is a really recent invention."
As of October 1, the cats of Melbourne's Yarra Ranges are under house arrest. We asked them how they felt about that.
VICE is partnering with OurTime.org to sign up 250,000 voters online by the midterm elections on November 4.
"When you love each other, you make a good team and can make a lot of money" was among the nuggets of advice I absorbed.
I drink until there is nothing left to drink, and then I often drink some more. I can go for days without food in my apartment, but I can't stand the thought of existing in a dry household.