The Stories Issue

  • Here's What J. Edgar Hoover Called 'Fake News'

    Government officials have long watched journalists who pissed them off.

  • The Making of Nigeria's Film Empire

    "The stories are amazing."

  • Vice Fashion - Tattoo Stories

    The spider web on my face is a cover up of a spider web that was hand made by my sister. Before, it was a mess. It was another web. The ones on my head are from my sister as well. It was when I was a punk.

  • Tidbits

    Every month we get at least three of these things. What do you want us to do? Make a joke about kids doing crack? Kids do crack all the time.

  • Electric Independence

    Hallelujah. After 11 years of stalking the fringes, one of the country's leading independent labels, DC Recordings, has finally got round to releasing its first compilation.

  • Vice Fashion - Cabby Cuffers

    People who get into taxis are usually drunk or high or running late and as such think it’s all about them. Keep in mind that the dude getting you to your destination has seen it all—more horrendous shit than you could likely imagine.

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  • Grimewatch

    You should all be happy to know that Scorcher, the finest MC the grime scene has ever produced (in our opinion) has been released from jail and is currently on road working on his debut album.

  • The First Annual Story Awards - True Crime

    I was working at an art warehouse in Chelsea in like 1994. I was riding my bike home and it was snowing really hard. I got squeezed in between a car and a bus, and I ended up knocking the side-view mirror on the car pretty bad.

  • The First Annual Story Awards - La Familia

    When I was eight years old my mom started getting into coke big time. She went from a little-town shitty job to a big-city executive job for a huge company and I guess it was too much for her.

  • The First Annual Story Awards - Heavy Shit

    This must have been about 25 years ago. I was 18 and I was getting wasted with my born-again Christian pal and my Nazi skinhead pal. We had been drinking Labatt 50 all day and doing MDA (an early version of E).

  • Lifetime Acheivement Award

    Ben Anderson is a guy who the BBC pays to go to the most dangerous places in the world with a video camera.

  • The First Annual Story Awards - Heavy Shit

    This must have been about 25 years ago. I was 18 and I was getting wasted with my born-again Christian pal and my Nazi skinhead pal. We had been drinking Labatt 50 all day and doing MDA (an early version of E).