Books

crime

This Guy Infiltrated Hollywood for the Mob and Pulled Off a Major Scam

He was buds with Marilyn Monroe and (of course) involved in shady union extortion shit. Then he got whacked.
Seth Ferranti
3 days ago
Books

Charlamagne tha God Wants More Men to Get Vulnerable

In celebration of his new book, 'Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me,' we spoke to the radio host about his fears, fame, and therapy.
Noel Ransome
11.8.18
space stations

We Are About to Enter a New Era of Space Stations

Motherboard talks to Robert Pearlman about his new book Space Stations, and how NASA, China, and space companies are building the next phase of human life off Earth.
Becky Ferreira
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Antarctic Researcher Allegedly Stabbed Colleague Who Spoiled Book Endings

It seems like this researcher couldn’t keep his… cool.
Mack Lamoureux
10.30.18
Late Capitalism

America Is Selling Blood for Big Profits to the Rest of the World

It's the most primordial substance there is, so maybe it was inevitable that it would become a commodity more valuable than oil.
Seth Ferranti
10.25.18
mental health

I Grew Up With Parents Who Didn’t Understand Mental Illness

‘The Woo-Woo’ author Lindsay Wong recalls childhood in a deeply superstitious household.
Lindsay Wong
10.24.18
Books

How Australian Mining Boomed—Until Cheap Laziness Caught Up

In an extract from the book "Boom and Bust​," VICE regular Royce Kurmelovs​ examines the way that greed, irresponsibility, and failing to learn from the past brought down the mining boom.
Royce Kurmelovs
10.14.18
crime

What Happens When Your Dad Raises Your Whole Family to Be Criminals

"Rooster Bogle would take his sons out once a week or so to visit a prison near Salem, Oregon where they lived and say, 'Look carefully, boys, because when you grow up, this is where you're going to live.'"
Seth Ferranti
10.9.18
Books

What It's Like to Be an Asian Adoptee in a White Family and Town

In her new memoir, Nicole Chung discusses representation and her search for her birth family.
Nicole Clark
10.2.18
Culture

This Instagram Shames Men for Being Absolute Monsters on Dating Apps

'Bye Felipe' empowers women to hold men accountable for online harassment—and trolls them right back.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
9.29.18
Culture

A Former Famous Person Explains How Being Famous Is Awful

In her new book, former sitcom star Justine Bateman explains how being famous completely altered her reality.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
9.29.18
money

This Pretend Billionaire Threw Insane Parties for Celebs and then Vanished

From hosting champagne-drenched ragers on the French Riviera to helping arrange funding for the 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' Jho Low seemed to have it all—until his world started falling apart.
Seth Ferranti
9.26.18