James Charisma

Film

Impersonating Batman Made Me Realize the World Needs His Help

I've got no clue who's challenging the Joker in his latest film. But I can tell you who isn't going up against anybody: me, in a 50-pound Batman suit.
James Charisma
10.7.19
Television

'Now and Again' Is the Greatest Sci-Fi Show You've Never Seen

Sad Netflix canceled 'The OA'? Here’s another pseudo-scientific, body-swapping series that was taken too soon.
James Charisma
8.16.19
Film

'Indiana Jones' Has Aged Terribly

The world’s most famous fictional archaeologist's legacy feels as dusty as his antiquities.
James Charisma
6.20.19
food-features

Chef Chris Oh Keeps a Frozen Egg McMuffin in the Fridge for 'Hangover Emergencies'

The chef of Chingu Hawaii and Seoul Sausage Co also has strong feelings about condiments for Spam and the ideal way to reheat pizza.
James Charisma
5.16.19
Film

‘Bad Santa’ Is a Heartwarming Holiday Film About Overcoming Male Impotence

“Are you saying there’s something wrong with my gear? Is that what you’re saying?”
James Charisma
11.30.18
Halloween

Hurley from 'Lost' Builds an Unreal Haunted House in Hawaii Every Halloween

This year, Jorge Garcia conjured a demented carnival with killer clowns.
James Charisma
10.30.18
tv

How the Legendary Anime ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Predicted the Future

On the 20th anniversary of its debut in Japan, VICE revisits the groundbreaking anime series.
James Charisma
4.3.18
james bond

Daniel Craig's James Bond Movies Are So Boring

Where did it all go wrong?
James Charisma
1.17.18
Holidays

What Makes a Subversive Holiday Movie?

Merry Christmas, you filthy animals.
James Charisma
12.23.17
entertainment

The Creator of 'The Oblongs' Will Crash Your Wedding for $300

VICE talks to the eccentric artist about his cult cartoon, upsetting people in Australia, and scaring your loved ones.
James Charisma
11.2.17
Books

Chuck Palahniuk Sent Me a Cool Box of Goodies

And told me my power animal was a koala.
James Charisma
8.11.17