There's a scene at the end of Richard Pryor's Brewster's Million where Pryor steps into a room built specially for him and says, "This is the room I want to die in." I felt the same way when I walked inside Elvis's home in Palm Springs.
In the seventh episode of our second season, VICE heads to Delhi to meet Sampat Pal, an Indian woman who's formed the Gulabi Gang, or Pink Gang, to help women band together to combat the many cases of sexual assault tainting their country.
With Syriza—the coalition of the radical left—set to win, European socialists have touched down in the Greek capital for some election tourism.
We asked one of Moto Lady Club's founding members about debunking stereotypes of biker gangs and championing female empowerment in the Gulf.
"You have to jump off the back of the boat, while it's still moving, into boat wake, swim below the bubbles, open your eyes, and hope that dark shadow isn't a mako or a tiger shark staring back at you."
The country's only publicly owned railway is also one of the best, but soon it's being privatized.
Over the past few years, female-friendly pornography has made a big splash in Japan. Our friends over at the Japanese VICE office decided to check out this new world of adult entertainment.
I toured Short Creek with a young couple who managed to escape the town's totalitarian ideology.
The goal of Emile Klein's You're US project is to paint portraits of three people from every state—cycling from subject to subject. So far, he's traveled 14,000 miles and painted 40 Americans from ten different states.
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In the first episode of our new show, California Soul, we head out to California's drought-ravaged towns and see what people are doing to carry on.
"I go to funerals dressed as Hitler. That sometimes has a negative effect because those who've come to mourn stop crying and talk to me instead."
At the Liyuan Dog Market, the largest canine bazaar in China, animals are often mistreated and sometimes die just a week after purchase, but dog lovers have few other options when they want to buy a pet.
George McCoy has been releasing guidebooks to the UK's brothels for over a decade. We spent a day with him visiting cathouses around Sheffield.
Along with plenty of shady characters, the business offers a window into the changing drug habits of rural, white America.
Ragoutsaria has its roots in ancient Dionysian rituals and is supposed to scare away evil spirits.
Campania Felix has become the "Land of Fires," as it is popularly known. When people travel here, they see continual columns of smoke and flames, signs of the garbage that is torched in the countryside.
The UK capital now has a literal playground for the rich. In the sky.
Beavers are killing Patagonia, so people are killing the beavers. There's no simpler way of putting it.
Mining operations are often intertwined—voluntarily or otherwise—with Colombia's criminal underworld. Many mines pay an extortion tax to whichever armed group is in charge of the region.
When I went from working with NGOs to the private sector, a crazy business partner and some shady cops nearly derailed my business.
Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory, Nunavut. We went there to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's helping or hurting the territory's social crises.
Is the animosity between Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots still too great for any chance of reconciliation?
I moved to Dresden, Germany, to get away from the UK's right wingers, but found myself surrounded by racist assholes.