4Chan

Conspiracies

The QAnon Conspiracy Has Spread to Canada

One follower told VICE he believes Trudeau is connected to a “type of death cult that they bet on for the victim’s time of death.”
Mack Lamoureux
12.20.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.15.18
conspiracy

A Comprehensive Guide to QAnon, the Final Boss of Conspiracy Theories

George Soros, the Illuminati, and Snow White are all controlling the world according to a 4channer who has spawned a legion of supersleuths.
Justin Caffier
6.12.18
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
News

A Brief History of ‘Incel,’ the Misogynistic Group Allegedly Cited By Toronto Van Attacker

Alek Minassian has been charged with 10 murders. Before the attack began he allegedly posted his support for Incel and praised mass murderer Elliot Rodger.
Mack Lamoureux
4.24.18
News

Alleged Toronto Van Attacker’s Facebook Profile Linked to ‘Incels,’ Praised Mass Killer

Facebook has confirmed to VICE that the post linking Alek Minassian, accused of killing 10 people, to the misogynistic group is real.
Jordan Pearson
Mack Lamoureux
4.24.18
Can't Handle the Truth

The Vegas Shooting Generated Boatloads of Fake News

After the worst mass shooting in modern US history came the hoaxes.
Mike Pearl
10.8.17
Art

Is Baltimore's DIY Art Scene Being Killed Off?

After the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, a series of high-profile venue closures in the low-profile scene have shown the kind of ugly aftereffects a national tragedy can bring.
Kaila Philo
9.16.17
Can't Handle the Truth

No, Kid Rock Isn't on the Verge of Becoming a Senator

A viral story about the rap-rocker's popularity as a candidate for US senate comes from a very sketchy pollster.
Mike Pearl
8.27.17
politics

How This 'Game of Thrones' Blogger Made His Way Into the White House

Within a year, Jack Posobiec reinvented himself from a man who wrote GoT/Trump fan fiction to a major player covering the president for the right-wing press.
Mack Lamoureux
5.17.17
Internet

How 4Chan's Worst Trolls Pulled Off the Heist of the Century

The heists goal: fuck with Shia Labeouf.
Mack Lamoureux
3.11.17
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