Retail Workers Tell Us Their Holiday Horror Stories
Escaped snakes, Black Friday brawls, and yes, literal shit.
Hackers and drug dealers are offering Black Friday deals
“Black Friday has had the unintended consequence of emboldening and enabling profit-seeking cyber criminals.”
Your ‘Minimalist’ Lifestyle Is Quasi-Religious Anti-Poor Bullshit
A PSA for anyone who has ever scoffed at Black Friday shoppers.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A Massive Brawl Broke Out at a California Mall on Black Friday
Welcome to the 2016 holiday season, everybody.
A Men’s Clothing Store in Toronto Is Appropriating #BlackLivesMatter to Promote a Black Friday Sale
Have we not been over this?
Important Questions Raised By...
Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole Remixed Each Other's Songs for Black Friday, But Whose Is Better?
Cole took "Alright," and Kendrick took "A Tale of Two Citiez," but who took the victory?
Shopping Won't Make You Happy
One hundred thirty-five million Americans are expected to hit stores during the long Black Friday weekend. Despite what we've been made to believe, happiness will not be available for purchase.
Talking to the Workers on the Front Lines of Black Friday Shopping in London
We asked them how they prepared for a hailstorm of bargain hunters.
National Singles Day Is the Saddest Holiday of All Time
I went to a rally in West Hollywood for single people and felt more lonely than empowered.
I've Spent Bleak Christmases Fielding Online Delivery Complaints in a Call Center
Hey, guess what—it's Christmas Eve, it's 8:30 PM, and no, there isn't anything I can do about the fact that all your presents are sitting in a package holding center because your neighbor didn't sign for them.
I Spent Thanksgiving at a Native American Casino
If the original Thanksgiving was all about breaking bread with Native Americans, then the modern version would be stuffing your face at the buffet of a tribal temple of gambling.
The Fear Digest
What Are Americans Terrified of This Week?
Random gunmen, the Islamic State, the cold dead universe, our own families, and other things that we can't stop worrying about.