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The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.15.18
tech

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.
Sam Nichols
6.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

African Countries Are Using Trump's 'Shithole' Comments to Drive Tourism

"We would like to invite you to come to shithole Namibia, one of the best shithole countries out there."
Drew Schwartz
1.31.18
Australia Today

This Year's Viral Lamb Ad Wants to Unite a Divided Country

We Love Our Lamb! And West Side Story, apparently.
Katherine Gillespie
1.10.18
Social Media

This Is How Much Marketers Know About You Based on One Facebook Like

A new study indicates that it’s incredibly easy to target ads based on users’ personality types.
Louise Matsakis
12.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Canadian Funeral Home Is Using Coffins to Scare Kids From Using Fentanyl

But a chief coroner is calling out the fear-mongering campaign.
Manisha Krishnan
12.4.17
Stuff

What Makes a Drug Dealer Text Successful

Exploring the business psychology behind: "Got that bang bang sniff, holla."
Yasmin Jeffery
6.30.16
Photo

I Spent Ten Years Taking Photos of Lost-Cat Notices

I think pets bring out the best in people.
Garry Sykes
11.25.14
The Humongous Fungus Among Us Issue

Country Recess Children's Whiskey

A Country Recess boy knows the best things in life are worth waiting for.
Country Recess Children's Whiskey
8.13.14
The Humongous Fungus Among Us Issue

Detention Children's Whiskey

Slept through the alarm. Spilled my juice at breakfast. Missed the school bus. Even got in a fight at lunchtime. Wasn't all bad, though. Still got Detention Children's Whiskey.
Detention Children's Whiskey
8.6.14
sports

Are Blake Griffin’s Kia Commercials Psychic Warfare?

Sometimes I’m surprised Blake Griffin has time to play professional basketball. In just about every other ad throughout every break, there he is, dressed up in a red suit trying to sell you a car made by a company whose name sounds like it should be...
Blake Butler
5.2.14
Stuff

Think You Can Write Better Ads Than Convicted Felons?

Two young copywriters from San Francisco are working with inmates to create speculative advertising through a project called “Concepting with Convicts.”
Mark Copyranter Duffy
3.18.14