Chris Shearer

urban legends

We Went Deep on That Whole 'Razor Blades on Waterslides' Rumour

Is there any truth to this summer horror story, or is it just an urban myth?
Chris Shearer
12.25.18
porn

Porn Stars Tell Us What They Think About During Sex

"It’s very easy for a lot of mundane thoughts to pop into my head: 'what type of pizza will I get after this? Do I have beers at home?'"
Chris Shearer
11.12.18
Milo Yiannopoulos

Let's Meet Some of Milo's Australian Supporters

Who the fuck pays money to see this guy?
Chris Shearer
12.5.17
Tobacco

We Tested Four Types of Chop-Chop So You Can Buy the Best

Your guide to Australia's cheapest, fakest cigarettes.
Chris Shearer
6.8.17
Islamic State

What it's Like Putting out Oil Fires Lit by Retreating IS Fighters

VICE reporter Chris Shearer takes us to Iraq where he learned the dangers and frustrations of war-time firefighting.
Chris Shearer
2.1.17
News

We Asked a Manus Island Detainee Whether the US Deal Has Offered Hope

"It's a dangerous thing to be happy or to feel hope. The system will burn your hope and then you with it."
Chris Shearer
11.17.16
News

Melbourne Uni's Student Union Will Soon Hand out Free Drug Testing Kits

The drug kits, also known as reagent kits, will come with information on possession laws and rights, as well as advice on staying safe.
Chris Shearer
9.16.16
News

We Asked a Manus Island Detainee Where They Will Go Now

VICE's sources inside the PNG detention centre know it's been ruled illegal, but they aren't getting any answers about where they are headed next
Chris Shearer
4.28.16
News

Five Years in Jail Seems Low for Murdering Manus Island Detainee Reza Barati

Two PNG guards were convicted for the 2014 murder on Tuesday. Another detainee told VICE he's unsurprised they were let off so lightly.
Chris Shearer
4.20.16
Stuff

A Day With the Squatters Protesting Melbourne's Housing Crisis

This was a house acquired to build the city's East-West freeway, which was later scrapped. Now the Homeless Persons' Union of Victoria has moved in, arguing empty homes should be used.
Chris Shearer
4.18.16
News

Seventy-Six Asylum Seekers Have Signed a Letter Pleading not to Be Resettled in PNG

"Everyone see poverty, loneliness and death out there in Papua New Guinea. PNG is a terrible nightmare."
Chris Shearer
4.6.16
Stuff

What I Learned About Surviving as a Freelance Journalist in Iraq

Earlier this year Chris Shearer hopped an unsurprisingly cheap flight from Melbourne to ISIS-ravaged northern Iraq, where he hoped to learn the ropes of war journalism.
Chris Shearer
3.30.16
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