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The Photo Issue 2019

VICE Magazine’s Photo Issue is a Celebration of the Absurd, the Lighthearted, and the Humorous

As much as we need to be informed, engaged, and aware, we also need to laugh. This year’s photo issue champions the people making art with a sense of humor. See it as your own personal reset button.
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Unseen Photos Chronicle the Complex Friendship of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat

The upcoming book 'Warhol on Basquiat' offers a fascinating look at the lives of two modern art icons.
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What Art School Kids Looked Like in the Late-90s

Matthew Finn's upcoming book, 'School of Art', chronicles what all those clothes you're buying on Depop looked like 20 years ago.
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The Power and Privilege Issue

Navigating Power and Privilege from High School to Your First Job

Editors from VICE Magazine explain why the October issue explores the theme of Power and Privilege.
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Why a 60s Band Was Flagged the 'Most Vulgar Thing the Human Mind Could Possibly Conceive'

On this episode of ‘The VICE Magazine Podcast,’ Jason Leopold discusses why the FBI looked into politically charged 60s rock group the Fugs.
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We Are Redesigning Our Magazine in 2016

Stay tuned for the big changes coming to VICE magazine next year.
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The Hopelessness Issue

Hawaiian Monk Seals!

Like many sea-dwelling mammals, Hawaiian monk seals are finding it nearly impossible to live in and around an ocean that has been raped, pillaged, polluted, and generally used as a landfill-cum-toilet by humanity since the halcyon days of the...
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I Went to a Private Big Boi Show and Had the Best 45 Minutes of My Life

Big Boi played a private show this past Saturday afternoon at Webster Hall (sponsored by Footaction) and I got to go. I’ve always been a bit more of an Andre fan basically just because I think he’s handsome, but after seeing Big Boi perform I switched...
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The Syria Issue

Syrian Hamsters

These furry bags of joy love desert climates and stuffing as much food into their cheek pouches as possible—in fact, their Arabic name roughly translates as “Mr. Saddlebags.” Not joking.
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The Raised Up Right Issue

Wiener Dog Races!

In August, Montreal held its fifth annual wiener-dog race day. Prizes were awarded for the fastest runner, best costume, and bobbing for wieners—that’s like bobbing for apples but with dogs and cocktail wieners, and it’s as amazing as it sounds.
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Lee Fields Has a New Music Video Y’all!

You should just watch the video yourself, but here’s a breakdown of what it contains: super hot girls slithering around in black leotards, dark red lighting, booze, Lee in a sparkling white jacket, a piano, and lots of emotions/heartache/crying. It’s...
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The Weird Science Issue


The room went silent as the scientist slowly opened the cage door and gently removed a two-week-old specimen of his own invention, plainly stating, “Behold the final frontier of cute: the kuppy-cat.”
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