American dream

Interviews

James Murphy Knows He's Not Getting Any Younger

The LCD Soundsystem frontman talks fatherhood, brawls and his obsession with British music.
John Doran
10.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Roofing Company Is Giving Away Free Guns with Every Purchase

Good news for people who are both unarmed and unroofed!
River Donaghey
7.8.17
Food

RIP Jim Delligatti: Inventor of the Big Mac and a True Cultural Poet

The splendour of Jim Delligatti's vision was that the Big Mac is anything but classy, but remained, in its own way, beautiful.
Patrick Marlborough
12.2.16
Travel

Photos of the Depressing Casinos of Atlantic City

German photographer Ricarda Messner spent 24 hours in Atlantic City capturing the slot machines, the lights, and Donald Trump's gaudy Taj Mahal.
Ricarda Messner
1.24.16
Film

Exclusive: Michael Moore Talks Invasion, Revolution, and Why His Latest Film Is His Happiest

In his first interview about the film, the documentarian explains how his movie 'Where to Invade Next' is actually a comedy.
VICE Staff
9.9.15
Film

Rocky Balboa, America's Favorite Myth of Manhood

Why do we love watching Rocky on the Fourth of July?
Mayukh Sen
7.4.15
The Film That Made Me...

'Five Easy Pieces' Was the Film That Taught Me Misanthropy Was Hopeless

Jack Nicholson's performance as Bobby Dupea makes for a convincingly churlish asshole, and one I could recognize myself in.
Max Metzger
5.12.15
vice shorts

Watch This Short Film About Globalization, the American Dream, and a Pyramid That Makes Doorknobs

The subject of "Everything & Everything & Everything," director Alberto Roldán says, is "our endless quest for more."
Jeffrey Bowers
5.8.15
The Humongous Fungus Among Us Issue

Who Stole the Four-Hour Workday?

A four-hour workday could solve a lot of our problems. If everyone worked fewer hours, there would be more jobs for the unemployed to fill. The economy wouldn't be able to produce quite as much, which means it wouldn't be able to pollute as much...
Nathan Schneider
12.30.14
Stuff

The Mob Delusion: A Life According to 'Goodfellas'

I spent my high school years working at an Italian market that I thought was something out of "Goodfellas." And then I realized the mob life was never really for me.
Alex J. Mann
12.4.14
Stuff

Inside the Tunnels Las Vegas's Homeless Population Calls Home

In the 1990s, the Hydro Conduit Corporation began building storm-drainage tunnels in Las Vegas to protect the tourist destination from raging flash floods. Today, the tunnels house the city's homeless population.
Harmon Leon
6.16.14
News

Seattle Just Started a Nationwide Push for a $15 Minimum Wage

A policy that was once a left-wing pipe dream is set to become reality in the Emerald City, and a handful of liberal metropolises across the country are scrambling to keep pace.
Matt Taylor
6.9.14
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