Dexter Thomas

impeachment

How a Song About Impeachment Snuck Into Your Favorite Pop Hits

Roy C's 1973 funk track about Nixon didn't get much traction till the hip-hop crowd got a hold of it, and now it's everywhere.
Dexter Thomas
1.16.20
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The ‘Dr Phil’ of Virtual Reality Is Helping Cartoon Mushrooms Talk about Dying

VICE News took a tour through virtual reality with Syrmor to see what it’s like to have cartoon pigs tell you their darkest secrets.
Dexter Thomas
9.19.19
Video Games

The Creator of “Mario Royale” Wants You to Play His Game Before It Gets Banned

It's weird, it's buggy, it's fun as hell. And it probably won't be around for long.
Dexter Thomas
6.24.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Children Are Still Fighting Muay Thai — Even After the Death of a Young Boy

Fans and families like things the way they are.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
6.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Taking Land Away From Whites Was a Key Issue in South Africa’s Elections

A controversial new opposition party has started to chip away at the ANC's dominance.
Dexter Thomas
Julia Lindau
5.12.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside the Fight Over Jamaica’s Ganja Gold Rush

Smoking ganja is (now) legal in Jamaica. But will foreigners control the market?
Dexter Thomas
5.5.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This California Town Is a Mecca for Retired Sumo Wrestlers

Long Beach has been host to the longest-running and biggest annual sumo tournament outside Japan. And it’s only getting bigger.
Dexter Thomas
4.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How 'Baby Shark' Was Manufactured in a Korean Toddler Entertainment Factory

We visited the set of “Baby Shark” in Korea.
Dexter Thomas
3.24.19
Democratic Republic of Congo

“Voodoo wrestling” is a real thing and it's empowering women in the Congo

Catch Fétiche — loosely translated, “voodoo wrestling” — is a uniquely Congolese fighting style: a combination of traditional African wrestling moves, old religious practices, and one man’s obsession with Hulk Hogan.
Dexter Thomas
10.7.18
Op-Eds

"It G Ma" Made Asian Rap History (In Addition to Sounding Like OG Maco's "U Guessed It")

Keith Ape, JayAllday, Loota, Okasian, and Kohh brought Japanese and Korean rap together to become new global trap overlords.
Dexter Thomas
2.2.15