Brian McManus is VICE's Director of Branded Editorial. In past lives he was our Special Projects Editor, the music editor at BuzzFeed and the Village Voice, a touring musician, and a professional chef.
Ignore, ignore, and ignore until you can't ignore anymore.
After Bourdain, we tried to become better—as cooks, as people—and began to reexamine why it was we punched the clock and one another in the dicks.
"My first abduction experience happened in the womb because my mom was abducted."
And it was terrible.
These photos prove it's the only way to avoid the holiday's two most embarrassing pitfalls.
Today's teenagers don't drink, don't smoke. What do they do? Study, mostly.
In the drive leading up to their spot outside our hometown of Houston, a sign reads "Ruff Enuff." My parents' place isn't flooded, but this is the worst storm we've seen.
"I haven't been sober this year, I don't think."
Watch the premiere of their new song and video "Friendship (Is a Small Boat in a Storm)."
A last second joke addition to a lineup exposed a ton about meme culture, clickbait, the state of journalism, how news is shared, and affection for a dead gorilla.
They don't call it the "Democratic Party" for nothing.
"I'd rather you felt strongly one way or the other than not at all."