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VICE-interviewet: Ray Davies

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Natalie Davies
6.19.17
Premieres

King Dude Makes a "Deal With the Devil" in This Creepy New Horror Flick

The film is set to the haunting tones of one of King Dude's best-loved ballads, "Deal With the Devil," and follows a story of love, revenge, and the devil.
Kim Kelly
2.2.16
Interviews

Night Beds: "We're Trying to Make Art That's Devastating"

On his new LP Winston Yellen's swapped Americana for disconsolate R&B but the emotion behind his music remains unchanged.
Aliza Abarbanel
9.7.15
News

A Year After Ferguson, There's Still No Peace

The police shooting of two young men of colour this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...
Allie Conti
8.11.15
News

What Happened to the American Mafia?

The FBI says that the mob is still an existential criminal threat in America. We asked some former-Gambino family soldiers and two La Cosa Nostra experts if that's really the case in 2015.
Seth Ferranti
7.13.15
Stuff

Big Bird Was Supposed to Be on the Challenger

An interview with the voice of America's childhood, Carroll Spinney.
Jennifer Schaffer
6.28.15
News

Why Are Nigerians Flocking to Work in Texas Prisons?

Searching for a better life, a wave of African immigrants have taken jobs as corrections officers in the Lone Star State.
Maurice Chammah
6.4.15
News

When Prison Guards Force Inmates to Fight

That sort of brutal violence is just "part of doing time," one former federal prisoner says.
Max Cherney
4.6.15
Stuff

How to Make it as a Modern-Day Cowboy

"With everything that changes and everything that goes on in the world, I still throw a chunk of leather on a bronc and have to go ride it."
Sophie Saint Thomas
3.30.15
Travel

The Brazilian Town Where the American Confederacy Lives On

The Confederados are one of the last remaining enclaves of the children of the unreconstructed South.
Mimi Dwyer
3.4.15
News

The 'American Sniper' Killer Got Sentenced to Life in Prison

The verdict came after a bizarre trial that was heavily covered by the national media and renewed focus on the problem of mental health among America's veterans.
Matt Tinoco
2.26.15
Travel

The Hard, Grim Work of Cleaning Up Meth Labs in West Virginia

Along with plenty of shady characters, the business offers a window into the changing drug habits of rural, white America.
Nick Keppler
1.17.15
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