The Humongous Fungus Among Us Issue

  • Excerpt from Alejandro Jodorowsky's Autobiographical Novel, 'Where the Bird Sings Best'

    Where the Bird Sings Best hasn’t yet made its way to the States, an oversight that will be rectified next month by Restless Books. This excerpt for VICE is the first time any part of his epic family saga has appeared in English.

  • The Hot Zone: Black Death Returns to Madagascar

    We went to Madagascar in the fall of 2013 because the village of Beranimbo had been an epicenter of a black plague outbreak that resulted in nearly 600 cases and more than 90 deaths across the country. Madagascar reports the most instances of the...

  • Peru’s New Cocaine

    Illegal gold mining—farmers digging up ore and selling it on the black market, so that it may eventually end up wrapped around your fiancée’s finger—is a major cause of rain forest depletion. It has devastated nearly 370,000 acres of the Peruvian...

  • Detention Children's Whiskey

    Slept through the alarm. Spilled my juice at breakfast. Missed the school bus. Even got in a fight at lunchtime. Wasn't all bad, though. Still got Detention Children's Whiskey.

  • The Future of Chickens

    As the world heats up, humans will have to adapt to the changing climate in all sorts of ways—and so will our chickens.

  • 9½ Weeks: An Erotic XXX Parody

    A good buddy I grew up skateboarding with just had his penis surgically removed, and Mickey Rourke made him do it. As kids there was no one we wanted to be more than The Pope of Greenwich Village– and 9½ Weeks–era Mickey Rourke.

  • Slaves of Happiness Island

    What's often lost in the reporting of foreign labor in the United Arab Emirates are of the workers themselves.

  • Employees of the Month

    Grace is real good at words and stuff and shows up to work on time most days, so we’re happy as a (non-diseased) pig in shit to have her.

  • I Fertilized My Salad with Period Blood

    Blood contains three primary plant macronutrients—nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. So, as a poor gardener and menstrual-cup enthusiast, I decided to collect my next cycle to help grow some lettuce.