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Music In Memoriam

What We Lost When We Lost Daniel Johnston

The songwriter brought outsider sensibilities into his music, childlike weirdness into his art, and an earnestness that we desperately needed into the world at large.
Hilary Pollack
4 days ago
abortion

Austin Just Gave Texas Law the Finger and Voted to Fund Abortion Access

In a red state long hostile to abortion rights, this is believed to be a first-of-its-kind program for any U.S. city.
Carter Sherman
5 days ago
food news

A Coffee Company Fooled the Internet With a 'Construction Guy' Fake Influencer

The Austin construction worker who went viral on Instagram turned out to be a marketing campaign for Cuvée Coffee.
Bettina Makalintal
6.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Guy Launch an All-Out Rescue Mission for a 'Christmas Vacation' Dummy

There are still some good people out there, apparently.
River Donaghey
12.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Competitive Beard Grower Admits He Helped Run Massive Dark Web Drug Site

"OxyMonster" worked his way from a lowly vendor to a top dog at Dream Market, one of the biggest drug trafficking sites on the dark web.
Drew Schwartz
6.12.18
Music

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk, and Read This Interview With Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.
Andrea Domanick
Alex Robert Ross
3.23.18
domestic terror

Austin bomber was probably self-taught and that's scaring law enforcement

The ability to lay a trip wire quickly without blowing himself up showed a high level of skill and confidence.
Tess Owen
3.22.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Suspected bomber in Texas left behind 25-minute recording, Trump going after China on trade, spending bill includes some gun-control half-measures, and more.
VICE Staff
3.22.18
austin bombing

The Austin bomber's confession video is the "outcry of a very challenged young man"

“Having listened to that recording, he does not at all mention anything about terrorism, nor does he mention anything about hate.”
David Gilbert
3.22.18
austin bombings

Everything we know about the death of the suspected Austin bomber

“We do not understand what motivated him to do what he did.”
David Gilbert
3.21.18
Essays

SXSW Might Be Good Again

SXSW used to suck, but so did I.
Jeff Weiss
3.20.18
crime

Austin area rocked by fifth bomb in under 3 weeks

FBI says the blast at an Austin-area FedEx facility could be linked to the other recent bombings
Tess Owen
3.20.18
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