The Seeing Trails Issue

  • Literary

    TATTOO MYSTIQUE Girls with tattoos are hot. Sometimes. Tattoos of girls, on the whole, are hot. And therein lies the key to Angelique Houtkamp’s unique niche of painting ladies that look like they

  • Vice Fashion - All At Sea

    Photos by Claudia Grassl, Styling by Aldene Johnson

  • Forza Motorsport 3

    Forza Motorsport 3 really is quite good, in a lot of clever ways. Once again I am reminded that I like a good racing game, even though I hardly ever play them.

  • Synthesisers In The Rain

    Every so often, Scandinavia produces a group who seem to exist in a world of their own, but whose music welcomes you in like an old friend. Röyksopp had that quality, so too, rather more sadistically, do The Knife. And now, from the land of ski-jumping...

  • Live Freed or Die

    Dolly Freed is my hero. In 1978, at the age of 18, she wrote this smart, funny, and frank manifesto called "Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and With (Almost) No Money". In it, she explains how she and her dad (whom she refers to...

  • Work Hard Play Hard

    Photos by Ben Ritter, Styling by Annette Lamothe-Ramos

  • Photos From When Music Was Good

    For the past 30 years, Swiss photographer Hannes Schmid has been sitting on what may be the preeminent photo archive of just about every rock musician who mattered from the late 70s to the mid-80s. They are the antithesis of today’s intrusive...

  • The Inner Youtube


  • Goo In Your Hand!

    This just in! Ben Rayner went to the My Bloody Valentine ATP in December and made a zine out of what he saw. He also partied with an obscure Canadian group called Fucked Up. Things turned funny during the taping of a new episode of the hit VBS.TV show...

  • Vice Comics


  • Vice Mail

    Instead of replying to your letters this month, we are going to quote back to each person the parts of their letter that we would have zeroed in on had we bothered to reply. In other words, the words or phrases in which the writer truly reveals their...

  • Chocolate and Cheese and Striped Bass

    Since getting his captain's license last summer, Mickey Melchiondo, better known as Dean Ween, has been leading fishing tours off Long Beach Island, New Jersey. He's the kind of skipper who also kindly gives shelter to anglers when there's room in his...