anthropology

Film

Stop Raiding Tombs, Lara Croft

Archeological action movies have a destructive white hero complex.
Tari Ngangura
4.11.18
Sex

Sex in America Is Incredibly Uptight

A new book about global sex practices aims to prove that there's no such thing as "normal" sexuality, especially as Americans see it.
Lynsey G
10.24.17
Books

Facebook Is Changing the Way We Talk About Death

Daniel Miller's 'The Comfort of People' is a new study that highlights the profound relationship between social media and terminal illness.
Angus Harrison
10.10.17
Drugs

These Women Are Fighting Sexism in Psychedelic Research

The movement has always been mostly white and male, but 'psychedelic feminists' are making sure the so-called renaissance doesn’t repeat mistakes of the past.
Kate Richardson
5.10.17
Stuff

Learn About Tattoo History While Getting Inked at This Museum

The Field Museum in Chicago is currently showing an exhibition that explores the 5,000-year-old history of tattooing across the globe while running a pop-up tattoo shop.
Anni Irish
11.13.16
Music

We Asked Canadian Musicians If Going to College Was Worth It

"I realized while I was in university that I didn't really want to write about other people; I just wanted to write music."
Gregory Adams
9.17.16
Stuff

The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life

In her new book, Venomous, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.
Seth Ferranti
7.31.16
Festival Season!

​We Asked the Hippies at Lightning in a Bottle What Being a Hippie Is All About

An anthropological study from the heart of the transformational festival scene.
Jemayel Khawaja
6.2.16
Stuff

Anthropologist David Graeber Explains Why Dead-End Jobs Exist

His latest book, "The Utopia of Rules," is an attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy
David Whelan
2.10.15
Stuff

Do Anthropologists Consider the Ice Bucket Challenge an 'Extreme Ritual'?

According to anthropologist Dimitris Xygalatas, pouring ice water on our heads wasn't all that different from Kavadi, a Hindu ritual that involves skewering your cheeks.
Simon Davis
10.7.14
Stuff

Meet the 'Testo Junkie' Who Hacks Her Gender with Testosterone

Beatriz Preciado takes testosterone neither as part of a medical protocol, nor as a component of gender re-assignment. Her self-managed testosterone intake is a tool for 'gender-hacking.’
Marta Delatte
8.5.14
Stuff

Gay Porn Star Colby Keller Is Going on a Road Trip to Screw a Guy in Every State

He's filming himself having sex in every state (and Canada) in the name of art.
Hugh Ryan
7.5.14
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