Rocco Castoro

Rocco Castoro

  • Jason Banker and Elijah Wood on ‘Toad Road’

    Toad Road is a new “horror-thriller” that blurs the line between documentary and traditional film. I spoke with the film's director Jason Banker and its executive producer Elijah Wood about the premise and how the definition of “horror” has...

  • Triple Hate

    'Triple Hate' is a four-part documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history.

  • Triple Hate

    'Triple Hate' is a four-part documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history.

  • Triple Hate

    'Triple Hate' is a four-part documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history. In part two, we hear from Confederate enthusiasts and a Ulysses S. Grant...

  • A Chat with Janicza Bravo (and Brett Gelman) About Her New Short Starring Michael Cera in a Wheelchair

    Janicza’s new short 'Gregory Go Boom' stars Michael Cera as a wheelchair-bound dorkface and Brett Gelman as his older degenerate brother. It’s funny and slightly depressing, and you can watch the whole thing here. A couple weeks back I chatted with J&B...

  • Triple Hate

    'Triple Hate' is a four-part documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history. It will be airing every day this week, only on VICE.com.

  • Triple Hate - Trailer

    'Triple Hate' is a documentary about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Memphis City Council, the Klan, the Crips, Ulysses S. Grant, racism, and the specter of history. Part one premieres Tuesday, May 21, on VICE.com.

  • The Wizard of the Saddle Rides Again

    In the middle of a park in Memphis, Tennessee, stands a statue of Confederate Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest, one of the most infamous and powerful racists in American history.

  • The Boston Bomber Is Not Eric Twardzik

    Two days ago, radio show host Jay Thomas inaccurately said that “Eric Twardzik” had been arrested by Boston Police in connection with the Boston bombings. Eric, however, is the student who took the viral photo of an alleged "suspect" of the bombing...

  • Ann Pragg Is a Swamp Creature Whose Album Was Ten Years in the Making

    Ann Pragg is the cryptic alter ego of Matt Radick, a slightly reclusive man who lives in Gainesville, Florida. It took years to convince Matt to record songs that had been passed around on demo tapes among a small circle of fans for the better part of...

  • Snoop Through the Ages

    Snoop’s looks run along a larger continuum of style that has evolved into a glorious mishmash of whatever makes him look good without pretense. With this in mind, we thought it only proper to revisit Snoop’s looks from years past for this American...

  • Guns in the Sun

    Weeks before the almost unfathomable mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, VICE editor-in-chief Rocco Castoro visited Florida to dive headfirst into its byzantine firearms laws and discover why his home state was the first in...