Literature

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Getting a Job, a Short Story by Your Parents

An excerpt from longtime VICE contributor and Broadly editor-at-large Monica Heisey's new book, 'I Can't Believe It's Not Better.'
Monica Heisey
10.2.15
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Frankly, We Loved Morrissey's Erotic Writing, so We Asked Him to Reimagine Some Classic Sex Scenes

How would Moz have done Ghost? And what about Titanic? Answers within.
Oscar Rickett
9.24.15
Stuff

A Brief Overanalysis of Morrissey’s Nightmarish Vision of Sex

Morrissey has written a book, and within that book is the most bizarre sex scene ever imagined.
Joel Golby
9.24.15
Gaming

Inside the South Korean Rehab Clinic that Treats Gaming Addicts With a German Sci-Fi Novel

In a country where 14 percent of teens are addicted to electronic media, an emerging rehab industry is finding new ways to reintroduce people to the real world.
John Power
9.23.15
Gaming

How Computer Games Helped Me Recover from My Heroin Addiction

The author of 'White Out' and the new memoir 'Gamelife' on how his computer-game habit changed his life for the better.
Michael W. Clune
9.15.15
Stuff

I Got a Lesson in Gender Equality at a Romance Writers' Conference

I'd promised my editor a funny piece about the people who write and read romantic fiction, but what I found wasn't a joke.
Maddison Connaughton
9.10.15
Stuff

A Tête-à-Tête about Women, the Internet, and Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity'

Two VICE editors discuss Franzen's latest lightning rod of literary controversy.
Jennifer Schaffer
9.6.15
Stuff

A Tale of Two Mothers: Joel Peterson's Autobiographical Novel Takes on Love, War, and Adoption

Peterson's <i>Dreams of My Mothers</i> is an autobiographical novel, following his life from his childhood in South Korea to his adolescence as an adopted son in Minnesota.
Victoria Namkung
9.6.15
the vice reader

Alexandra Kleeman's Debut Novel 'You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine' Charts New Dystopian Territory

We met the novelist to talk about Philip K. Dick, roommate dynamics, and gender in paranoid, postmodern-y works.
Dan Duray
8.26.15
Stuff

People Are Angry About a Romance Novel Where a Nazi Officer Falls in Love with a Concentration Camp Prisoner

<i>For Such a Time</i> features a "blonde-haired, blue-eyed Jewess" pairing off with an SS Guard.
Batya Ungar-Sargon
8.24.15
the vice reader

Read a Story from Lucia Berlin's 'A Manual for Cleaning Women'

A story from the new collection by the great but not widely appreciated writer.
Lucia Berlin
8.11.15
Stuff

Horror Is Still Grappling with the Long, Dark Shadow of HP Lovecraft

A hot weekend in Atlanta with Victorian killers, zombie celebrities, and the genre's leading authors and most decked-out fans.
Adrian Van Young
7.30.15
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