Lisa Carver

  • Sux by Suxwest: Suck Me Heavy, Heavy Metal

    Everyone complains about SXSW, how bloated it is. You don't have to go. You can do anything. You don't have to go do some stupid, expensive thing. The organizer of Sux by Suxwest for three years now, Johnathan Cash, all he did was say yes. No matter...

  • He’s Not Dead Yet? Life with Gene Gregorits

    Gene Gregorits is the greatest, truest writer you never heard of, unless you read the news right after he cut off his earlobe and ate it. Twice. How that hurricane of a man ever managed to sit still long enough to complete eight books, including the...

  • What Kids Say Should Happen to Murderers

    Adults have been running things for forever, and look at what a good job we've done with ending war, domestic violence, and world humorlessness. Why not give kids a have at it?

  • Honk Honk Honk

    My first car was a 1996 Geo Metro LSi. Then came the 2000 Ford Focus SE. I picked them because Consumer Reports told me to.

  • Man Fight

    Backstage, a grizzled older man is standing on a foldout table saying, "Listen up, here are the rules!" The young, sweatsuited fighters look up politely from their massages and hand-taping.

  • Weather and Sleep

    Those of you old enough to remember the 80s know that it was the decade in which everyone suddenly realized they were bisexual. In the 90s, we diagnosed ourselves as bipolar and prescribed ourselves cocaine.

  • First They Came for the Ceos

    Lisa Carver is the creator of Rollerderby, which, according to a poll we just conducted of the Vice editorial staff, remains to this day the single greatest zine ever made.