Luke Winkie

The VICE Guide to Right Now

These People Make Thousands a Month Selling Live Roaches on eBay

"Pick any bug popular in the reptile trade for food, take 15 minutes educate yourself on their reproduction, sell the things on eBay at the going market rate."
Luke Winkie
10.19.19
entertainment

How Garfield Spawned Some of the Internet's Weirdest Memes

Garfield has been in our cultural vernacular since 1978, but only recently has he been transformed into a harbinger of doom.
Luke Winkie
7.25.19

Memes Have Finally Made It to the Museum

Inside the boyfriend-distracting, Doge-approved KnowYourMeme gallery exhibit, which traces the evolution of "Two Decades of Memes."
Luke Winkie
9.19.18
Gaming

Gamers Are So Obsessed with Fortnite that They're Making Real Slurp Juice

"It didn't actually taste that bad... It tasted like when you eat something sweet after brushing your teeth."
Luke Winkie
9.5.18

There Is No Future in Rock 'N' Roll

Are we ever going to be capable of coming up with original thoughts in rock? No, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Luke Winkie
8.2.18
Internet

How 'Lofi Hip Hop Radio to Relax/Study to' Became a YouTube Phenomenon

The infinitely looped clips of anime set to chill-ass beats have millions of devoted followers. Why?
Luke Winkie
7.16.18
Sports

Inside the World of Competitive Sign-Spinning

Once just a low-wage job for teenagers outside of sandwich spots, sign-spinning is now a fleshed-out and fiercely competitive sport.
Luke Winkie
7.13.18
Sports

The 'World Cup of Eggs' Is a Delicious Global Competition We Can All Get Behind

An Instagram account is celebrating the 2018 World Cup by showcasing tasty egg dishes from all 32 participating countries.
Luke Winkie
6.29.18
CAPITALISM

You Can Buy the Spirits of Dead Children on eBay

Meet the people who sell "haunted dolls" on the platform.
Luke Winkie
1.4.18
psychology

The Myers-Briggs Personality Test Isn't Real

Why is it so popular?
Luke Winkie
9.18.17
Travel

This Is What a $20,000 Plane Ticket Gets You

Meet the men who vlog their ultra-first class flight experiences.
Luke Winkie
8.4.17
Holidays

This Guy Makes Money Selling Fake Holidays to Corporations

And nonprofits.
Luke Winkie
4.8.17