• The Hobos of Instagram

    They're trading their flip phones for iPhones, browsing r/vagabond, and bringing an age-old tradition of trainhopping into the Information Age.

  • Stream Viper Venom's 'Destroyah' EP

    This is sort of completely amazing murky Halloween music.

  • Toronto's TTC Just Fired a Bunch of Fake Cops

    The Toronto Transit Commission recently had to fire five special transit cops who were completely pretending to do their job.

  • Jeff Bierk's Devastatingly Fantastic Photos of Junkies and the Homeless

    Jeff Bierk's photography ranges from beautiful to deeply disturbing. We spoke to him about his work.

  • Death of the American Hobo

    We traveled by freight train to the 112th National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa, to see what was left of hobo life. We felt as if we were a pair of early Americans—pioneers far from home on a great adventure. Each train was a roll of the die, a...

  • Death of the American Hobo

    If highways and roads are America's veins, the hundreds of thousands of miles of tracks are like those chakra diagrams in acupuncturists' offices, the hidden flows of energy that affect the body as a whole.

  • Trainhopping in Europe

    French traveling collective 4TH brave electrified tracks and nuclear power plants to bring hobo culture to Europe.

  • A Doomed Train-Hopping Trip

    Hitchhiking, hot tubs, hiding from the cops, oogles, moped rallies, and beef jerky.

  • Drifting for a Day

    Gerald and John Beckett are known as Pete and Repeat, the two hobo brothers of Parkersburg, West Virginia. They’re 71- and 73-year-old retired nomads with identical hunched stances and scruffy white facial hair. They dress exactly the same as each...