Brian McManus

Brian McManus is VICE's Director of Branded Editorial. In past lives he was our Special Projects Editor, the music editor at BuzzFeed and the Village Voice, a touring musician, and a professional chef.

Photography

The Gear You Need to Take Perfect Food Photos

According to professional food photographer Michael Persico.
Michael Persico
9.20.19
ALIENS

The Total Skeptic's Guide to 'the World's Largest UFO Convention'

Ignore, ignore, and ignore until you can't ignore anymore.
Brian McManus
6.20.18
anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Made Us All Proud to Be Line Cooks

After Bourdain, we tried to become better—as cooks, as people—and began to reexamine why it was we punched the clock and one another in the dicks.
Brian McManus
6.8.18

We Asked People at a UFO Conference About Their Alien Encounters

"My first abduction experience happened in the womb because my mum was abducted."
Brian McManus
6.8.18
Technology

I Used a 'Human Uber' Surrogate to Do My Job for Me

And it was terrible.
Brian McManus
2.15.18
teens

These Parents Are Proud as Hell of Their Lame-Ass Teens

Today's teenagers don't drink, don't smoke. What do they do? Study, mostly.
Brian McManus
9.26.17
Stuff

Why a Music Festival Let the World Believe a Harambe Hologram was Part of Its Lineup

A last second joke addition to a lineup exposed a ton about meme culture, clickbait, the state of journalism, how news is shared, and affection for a dead gorilla.
Brian McManus
9.17.16
Vice Blog

We Read One-Star Reviews of 'Run Lola Run' to the Actress Who Played Lola

"I'd rather you felt strongly one way or the other than not at all."
Brian McManus
7.26.16
Stuff

The VICE Guide to Getting Sloshed at the DNC

They don't call it the "Democratic Party" for nothing.
Brian McManus
7.25.16
Vice Blog

These Photos from a Duct Tape Festival in America Will Inspire You

There's so much more to do with "dad's favorite fix-all."
Brian McManus
6.22.16
Interviews

Robert Ellis and the Lost Art of Narrative Songwriting

We sit down for a chat with the acclaimed Houston songwriter, and he premieres his new song "California."
Brian McManus
5.19.16
News

What You Should Know About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico's debt crisis is rapidly becoming a disaster with real-world consequences, and unless Congress acts soon, it could get even worse.
Brian McManus
5.9.16
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