The story of Viz's early days at the turn of the 1980s is the kind of tale that would bring a tear to the eye of any elderly gentleman who remembers a time before the internet.
Before getting into comedy, I didn't have a problem with hecklers; in fact I kind of understood them. Why shouldn't I be able to express my distaste to somebody putting their 'essence' all up in my face?
Gerald Scarfe is the English illustrator and artist who is pretty much solely responsible for the existence of those scratchy caricatures flanking serious political commentary in your newspaper.
"Black Beauty? He was a dark horse." Perhaps making an entire career out of telling jokes so reliant on punning and wordplay could only ever happen in England.
The morning after Richard Kern and I arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the call came in from the publicist at HBO. "We'll need to leave soon. Let's meet at the La Concha Hotel. It's
As a writer and an actor, Buck Henry has one of the most interesting profiles in the history of television. Uncommonly, he also occupies that same position in 60s and 70s American film.
Sometimes I find it hard to believe a person like Robert Smigel actually exists.
Charlie Day, along with his friends Glenn Howerton and Rob McElhenney, created and stars in the comedic television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Though it's just entered its sixth season, the show still somehow feels like a
Chelsea Peretti is a comedian and writer whom we respect and admire. Carl Bennett is a comedienne and writer whom we know and who loves Chelsea Peretti. Carl wrote questions, and Chelsea answered them.
If you're trying to write humor, get ready for lots of rejection. And if you're ever feeling dejected, just read the below editorial rejections and think about what I went through. Don't feel bad for yourself. Empathize with me, you selfish bastard…
The world is a fuckhole right now. Scratch that, it's always been a fuckhole—we're just now starting to realize it.
Dear Archetypal Pets Company, Consumer Complaints Division, On November 18, 3009, I purchased an Important Businessman from your retailer on Chambers Street in Newburgh, New York.
Hey, Prince. It's Paul Rust. I apologize for reaching out to you through a magazine, but it's important I talk to you.
I want to write a screenplay! In 12 years! Or more! How do I do it? What will I learn from your class? What will it teach me? I want to learn the SECRETS to GREAT SCREENPLAY writing in 12 YEARS or MORE!
The following is a rave review of a book that I have written. Not a "book" that I've written, but a rave review "of a book" that I've written.
Chelsea Peretti is a writer and comic who seems to split her time between New York, where she does things like be a member of the simply wonderful Variety Shac comedy troupe and act on the Louis CK show.
Johnny Knoxville and VBS spend time with the creative badasses quietly rebuilding Detroit.
German-Norwegian photojournalist couple Ben Speck and Karin Ananiassen recently spent ten days depicting one of Venezuela's most prestigious beauty academies, the castings, and the wildly popular TV-broadcasted "Miss" competitions.
On a recent trip to predominantly Muslim Chechnya, photojournalist Olga Kravets found an Islamic medical centre in Grozny where women suspected to be possessed by the devil go through a violent procedure to "get rid of their demons".
Well, probably not, but it might. It's still pretty gross though, huh? After he hurt it skateboarding his doctor decided to rip out the nail and dump acid on the open wound like an idiot.
Sent to Iceland on the pretense of covering fashion week, Hamilton Morris and VICE take the opportunity to instead search the country for its native psychoactive mushrooms.
Jamie Reynolds spends the day with one of Britain's most radical filmmakers, Jack Bond.
VICE recently travelled to the internationally acclaimed recording town of Muscle Shoals, AL.
In VBS meets Jack Bond, Jamie and Jack spend the day together in Hampstead pubs recounting Jack's career.