america

Film

French Director Gaspar Noé on America’s Fear of the Penis

“The fear of the penis in the United States still shocks me,” he said. “In many ways, the Western world is turning Victorian.”
Noel Ransome
2.28.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

Is the Oscar-Winning Documentary on Menstruation in India Worthy of the Win?

In the sea of evolved conversations on menstruation in India, 'Period: The End of Sentence' comes across as superficial noise.
Pallavi Pundir
2.26.19
Drugs

Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis

Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
Max Daly
2.11.19
crime

2019 Mood: Drinking Wine Out of a Pringles Can on a Scooter at Walmart

A Texas woman traced slow, wine-fueled circles around the parking lot for hours before officers arrived.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.19
Art

To Britney, the Painter, on Her 37th Birthday

The pop singer is also, poignantly, is an Instagram painter.
Christopher Barnard
12.1.18
guns

Inside the All-Women Training Camp Where Guns Are Sold as Empowerment

Hundreds of American women traveled to the A Girl and A Gun conference in Texas to learn how to shoot in self-defense, protect their kids, and fire machine guns from a helicopter.
Manisha Krishnan
8.9.18
Film

Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Mines the Past to Explain Our Racist Present

The film references 70s blaxploitation to tell the true story of a black cop who infiltrated the KKK.
Arimeta Diop
8.9.18
Photo

An Immigrant's Photos of American Youth

Czech-born artist Marie Tomanova's 200 portraits of diverse youth represent the "real America."
Kara Weisenstein
7.11.18
israel

Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel

Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
Matt Taylor
5.16.18
misogyny

Toxic Masculinity Is at the Heart of This Darkness

The two biggest massacres in the last 40 years of Canadian history have been explicitly linked to misogyny.
Drew Brown
4.25.18
Photography

Tim Hetherington's Photos Are a Tender Look at Male Sexuality and War

Before he died in 2011, Tim Hetherington showed us intimate moments between soldiers on the front lines.
Miss Rosen
4.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Patriot Allegedly Stole an Entire Beer Truck in Most American Heist Ever

Sadly, his epic beer run was short-lived.
River Donaghey
4.23.18
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