VICE Magazine

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Love Binge

For 14 years, I photographed girls in upstate New York who were growing up the same way I did, with limited means in an American culture that promotes escapism through constant consumption.
Brenda Ann Kenneally
2.16.19
Photo

Internal Stress

Qiu Yang's beautiful photos capture the surprising results when mechanical stress is applied to plastic products.
Qiu Yang
1.7.19
Culture

From Fuzz Boxes to AI

Six decades of psychedelics and music in harmony.
Angus Harrison
12.26.18
Drugs

The Steady Rise of the Trippy Festival

Music festivals have always been the bedrock of psychedelic drug taking. Now psychedelic-themed festivals have reached a new high, as more people search for meaning away from their nine-to-five lives.
Kevin Franciotti
12.26.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Joy Ride

Escaping from our hell world with 500 biker chicks.
Eve Peyser
12.25.18
Culture

Christmas in the Andes

The girls all braid their hair and put on their finest brocade skirts and hats. The boys put on their nicest ski masks and leather chaps and affix a dead bird to the top of their noggins.
Lele Saveri
12.23.18
Free Radicals

The World Is Ending, But At Least There's Ambient Music

Why ambient music has become my spiritual life raft.
Colin Joyce
12.19.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

The Psychedelic Resistance

We live our lives increasingly locked into screen time, distanced from nature and each other by modern capitalism and divisive politics. It’s no surprise that illegal use of psychedelics is on the rise.
Mike Power
12.9.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Going Underground

The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.
Jenny Valentish
12.8.18
Culture

My Cart Is Full, My Heart Is Empty

We live in a world committed to making purchases as easy as possible. But at what cost?
Kate Dries
12.4.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Tracing the Tactics of 21st-Century Youth Protest

Using nonviolence, humor, and pop culture savviness, a group of Serbian university students sparked a revolution and provided a blueprint for global youth movements.
Emma Garland
10.22.18
Internet

First Twitter Gave Me Power. Then I Felt Hopeless.

What I learned from growing up online.
Eve Peyser
10.18.18
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