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Makeover TV Shows are Kind of Curing My Depression
'Say Yes to the Dress' is making me say 'yes' to life.
We Asked People to Describe Their Personal Utopia In Six Words
“Open grass full of cute corgis.”
It's Time to Retire the Unwritten Rule About Not Wearing Glasses to Parties
If Lupita Nyong'o could go to the Oscars wearing prescription glasses and still look like a goddess, then nobody can tell me I have to wear contacts to my neighbor's cousin's wedding.
Independent Bookstores Are Not Dead In Malaysia
We talked to Abdul Nazir Harith Fadzilah, the founder of Tintabudi, about what his bookstore means in the Kuala Lumpur literary scene.
The VICE Guide to Writing an Op-Ed About Indonesia's LGBTQ Community
The opinion piece that House Speaker Bambang Soesatyo wrote earlier this week has major flaws. We fixed them.
Meet the Jakarta Pop Idols Turning Punks Into Diehard J-Pop Fans
Indonesia's biggest J-Pop girl group JKT48 has a weird mass appeal amongst the country's punks and metal heads.
Abdul Manan Rasudi
When Wandering the Globe Is a Feminist Choose-Your-Own Adventure
We spoke with the rising author Intan Paramaditha about her life on the move and why "bad girls wander."
The VICE Guide for First Timers at the Ubud Writers Fest
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the choices, regardless of all those Ubud vibes.
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What the Hell is Going On In Agnez Monica's New Music Video?
'I'm a Third-Culture Kid, So I'm Always Nowhere'
We spoke with Mikael Johani about the re-issue of his poetry anthology "We Are Nowhere and It's Wow."
The 'Mimin' Finally Talks Back
In Indonesia, every one blames the "mimin." But we all know that the admin doesn't actually write the articles, right?
'The Handmaid's Tale' Is a Reminder of How Fast Everything Can Change
The series is surprisingly relevant in Indonesia, despite the fact that it's not even streaming here.