author

Books

Iain Reid Is Canada’s Next Big Author

The comparison to Stephen King may be a touch lazy, but that doesn’t mean it’s not fair.
Nick Patch
8.8.18
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Author Writing Book About Murderous Author Arrested for Murder

"I've been waiting for you here all this time," Liu Yongbiao reportedly told the arresting officers.
Lauren Messman
8.16.17
death

What I Learned Hanging Out with Corpses Around the World

Author and mortician Caitlin Doughty tells us about her new book, in which she explores funeral rites from across the globe.
Justin Caffier
7.8.17
LGBTQ

I Lost Six Years of My Life to Gay Conversion Therapy

An excerpt from Peter Gajdic’s new memoir, ‘An Inheritance of Shame.’
Peter Gajdics
5.17.17
column

What Colour Is Your Beadwork, Joseph Boyden?

He’s one of Canada’s biggest literary stars. But who is he really?
Ryan McMahon
12.30.16
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You'll Be Able to Smoke from Hunter S. Thompson's Personal Weed Stash Soon

Guess we know what weed the guys in your English 201 class will be smoking.
Allison Tierney
11.30.16
The Sick Day Issue

Eimear McBride Is Back

The writer's second novel, <i>The Lesser Bohemians</i>, took nine years to write and comes out this month.
Lauren Oyler
9.20.16
VICE TALKS FILM

Jeff Feuerzeig's New Documentary Unravels One of Literature's Biggest Scandals

In this episode of 'VICE Talks Film,' we sat down with the filmmaker to discuss his new documentary, 'Author: The JT LeRoy Story,' and the woman behind the scandal that shook the literary world.
VICE Staff
9.9.16
Martellus Benentt

Martellus Bennett is the Weirdest Dude in the NFL and Proud of it

Martellus Bennett is a children's book author, an inventor, a dreamer...and the new tight end for the New England Patriots.
VICE Sports
9.9.16
Drugs

The Bizarre Story of JT Leroy, the World Famous Author Who Didn't Exist

We spoke to Jeff Feuerzeig, director of a new documentary about literature's greatest hoax.
Roisin Agnew
7.29.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Grow Up in the Mafia

We sat down with Frank DiMatteo, author of new book 'The President Street Boys: Growing up Mafia,' to talk about what it was like being a part of the Gallo crime family.
Seth Ferranti
7.26.16
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A Guy Named Hemingway Won This Year's Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest

Dave Hemingway—who has no relation to the author—beat out 139 fellow doppelgängers in the annual "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest this weekend.
VICE Staff
7.25.16
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