Beckett Mufson

Reports on arts, culture, film, television, animation, memes, and weird news. I'm VICE's preeminent Rick and Morty expert, look at me. Virtual reality enthusiast. Reality denier. 

Culture

'Family Guy' Is 20 Years Old and America Still Can't Decide if It Sucks

Seth MacFarlane's animated sitcom has been offending people for 20 years, today.
Beckett Mufson
1.31.19
Chicago

Here Are the Wildest Photos of the Polar Vortex Rocking Chicago

Temperatures have dropped below -20, which feels more like -40 with wind chill.
Beckett Mufson
1.31.19
Culture

'High Maintenance' Creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld Told Us How to Stop Feeling Lonely

We got deep with the creators of the HBO stoner dramedy to see how they cope with loneliness. Hint: It's weed...sort of.
Beckett Mufson
1.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Stole Banksy's Tribute to the Paris Shooting Victims from the Bataclan

The stencil was jacked from the music venue where 90 people lost their lives in a 2015 attack.
Beckett Mufson
1.28.19
Culture

Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?

A little girl's drawing on Reddit sheds light on why some people react to sunlight with and "ACHOO!"
Beckett Mufson
1.24.19
Culture

The Ten Best True Crime Documentaries on Netflix

From Ted Bundy to Fyre Fest, there are so many documentaries about bad people to watch, and so little time.
Beckett Mufson
1.22.19
NETFLIX

These Are the 30 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies on Netflix

Beyond 'Avengers: Infinity War,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,' 'Black Panther,' and 'Thor: Ragnarok,' there are a couple dozen great nerd films in the streaming giant's archive.
Beckett Mufson
1.16.19
DIVORCE

A Lawyer Explains How Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos's $137 Billion Divorce Could Play Out

“It doesn't really matter how much money you have. It depends what they're going to fight about.”
Beckett Mufson
1.10.19
NETFLIX

Watch the Trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal's Dark New Horror Movie 'Velvet Buzzsaw'

He teamed up with the director of 'Nightcrawler' and a stacked cast, including John Malkovich, Toni Collette, and Natalia Dyer.
Beckett Mufson
1.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi Are America's Angry Parents in This New Meme

"We're not mad, we're just disappointed."
Beckett Mufson
1.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Christian Bale's 'Satan' Comment Started an Unhinged Feud Online

People are riled up about the 'Vice' star's quip during his Golden Globe acceptance speech.
Beckett Mufson
1.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Rick and Morty' Fans Are Extremely Pissed Off About the Show's New Clip

This is not a good look.
Beckett Mufson
1.3.19
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