Lauren Messman

Associate Editor

lauren.messman@vice.com
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nebraska's Brutally Honest New Tourism Slogan Is Perfect

"Honestly, it's not for everyone."
Lauren Messman
10.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Biggest Winner at the Emmys Was This Guy Who Proposed

Leave it to the man who directed the Oscars to find a way to upstage the Emmys.
Lauren Messman
9.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Grandpa Rigged His Bike with 11 Phones to Play 'Pokémon Go'

There's at least one person still on a quest to catch 'em all.
Lauren Messman
8.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Stephen King's Son Thinks 'Jaws' Could Crack an Unsolved 1974 Murder

The theory connects one of Cape Cod's oldest cold cases to one key moment of the film.
Lauren Messman
8.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Instagram Will Soon Let You Know How Much Time You're Wasting on Instagram

In a move aimed at improving mental health that might be more depressing than just scrolling through your feed.
Lauren Messman
8.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Sacha Baron Cohen Put Roy Moore Through a Pedophile Detector Test

"This is 99.8 percent accurate."
Lauren Messman
7.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Now People Want to Drink the Sarcophagus Juice

In "some sort of carbonated energy drink."
Lauren Messman
7.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

MGM Resorts Is Suing Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting to Avoid Liability

In a move one lawyer called "outrageous."
Lauren Messman
7.17.18
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A White Guy Called the Cops on a Black Woman for Using Her Own Damn Pool

Jasmine Edwards called the incident "a classic case of racial profiling."
Lauren Messman
7.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Vapes on LA Freeway Sign Before Backflipping to the Ground

Wearing only his boxers, the guy brought traffic to a two-hour standstill during rush hour.
Lauren Messman
6.28.18
Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Port-a-Potties Are Good, Actually

Apparently not everyone is revolted by the poop prisons.
Karleen Kos
6.26.18
Art

Nick Cave's Freedom Ball Was a Pride Parade on Acid

The contemporary artist invited performers, artists, and everyday New Yorkers to let go of everything out on the dance floor.
Lauren Messman
6.19.18
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