It's 1967 and a chick I met a couple of days ago is letting me crash on the floor in the garage apartment she shares with her boyfriend in Venice Beach. The boyfriend tells me we are close to a Black Panther chapter and a few nights ago a couple of Panthe…
DashCon has already secured its place in history as a nerd catastrophe, but was it really that bad if you were there? We spoke to a vendor to get a play-by-play. In her estimation it was a bumpy but worthwhile ride.
Jamie DeWolf is a filmmaker, circus ringmaster, writer, performance artist, and a teacher. He's also the last of his relatives who's willing to speak out against the organization that his great-grandfather created.
An advertisement for the website proswastika.org flew over Coney Island and Long Beach this weekend as part of an effort to destigmatize the swastika. Here's a few other ways to fix the reputation of the religious symbol made infamous by the Nazis.
The cosplay scene has its fair share of problems, including more and more reported incidents of sexual harassment and assault. We talked to a cosplay enthusiast to remind you that women in costume still deserve respect.
After decades of being one of the only African American athletes at rodeos, Fred Whitfield has seen the type crazy cowboy shit you can't make up. We talked to him about rodeo racism, bar room brawls, and cocaine.
MediaTakeOut has become notorious for its coverage of black celebrities, dick-pic leaks, and salacious headlines, but its founder is a former Wall Street lawyer who used to claim to clean Mariah Carey's laundry.
VICE meets Matthew Lesko, the self-proclaimed federal grant researcher and informercial personality who made it big in his "question mark" suit. He has written more than 20 books telling people how to get money from the US government.
The Department of Justice's initiative Operation Choke Point looks to be putting pressure on banks like Chase to terminate the accounts of several porn performers. That would be just one part of a long-standing pattern, and sex workers would like it to en…
After Phil Varone quit playing drums in legendary rock band Skid Row, he spent several years dabbling in typical Los Angeles post-fame ephemera—Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew, stand-up comedy—until he found his true calling: swinger porn.
Former cocaine smuggler Douglas Spink briefly dominated headlines in 2010 when police raided his property in Whatcom County, Washington, and found an animal brothel, replete with mice covered in Vaseline. Spink became the poster boy for bestiality, and we…
Steak Mtn. is a New York–based artist, illustrator, graphic designer, set builder, and porno director. I learned a lot from his art at an age when I was looking to be informed, so it was nice to get a chance to pick his brain.
Stoners seem to enjoy spending vast amounts of money on smoking paraphernalia they don't really need. The new e-joint, which is like an e-cigarette that gets you high, is a prime example. Here's what their target demos probably look like.