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Drugs

The Steady Rise of the Trippy Festival

Music festivals have always been the bedrock of psychedelic drug taking. Now psychedelic-themed festivals have reached a new high, as more people search for meaning away from their nine-to-five lives
Kevin Franciotti
12.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Government to Burning Man Ravers: Please Poop in Bags Now

The Bureau of Land Management has suggested Burners use more "pee bottles" and "poop bags" this year.
River Donaghey
7.19.18
Documentary

Burning Man Made Me Identify as a Unicorn and Start a Sex Cult

Watch our documentary about Shaft and his hedonistic, polyamorous band of "unicorns".
VICE Staff
10.10.17
BREAKING UP

Burners Recall Their Relationship Meltdowns at Burning Man

"He was just running around saying 'my nickname is Dick Tracy cause I have a really big dick'."
Manisha Krishnan
8.4.17
Features

‘Game of Thrones’ Has Nothing on this Fire-Breathing Dragon Burning Man Bus

We talked to the creators behind the metallic mutant vehicle.
Max Mertens
4.17.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

Seventy-Two Hours at the Hasidic Burning Man

Redeem your soul, stock up on groceries, or simply dance, dance, dance to the ecstatic music proclaiming God's—and Rebbe Nachman's—eternal greatness.
Ross Ufberg
4.3.17
rave curious

Burning Man Regular DJ Three Has Some Thoughts on the Rise of Playa Tech

The Robot Heart regular focuses on his Florida roots.
Joshua Glazer
1.24.17
Features

How to Explain Your Thotty Raver Lifestyle to Your Family at Thanksgiving

What to say when your grandma turns to you and asks, "What's a 'Berghain'?"
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
11.23.16
Features

Meet the Renegade DJ Crew Who Helped Bring Rave Culture to the West Coast

From Burning Man’s first sound camp to LSD-fueled God delusions, Wicked looks back on their 25 years of hard partying.
David Garber
10.19.16
the vice reader

The Future of Sex Is Orgy Domes

We spoke to Emily Witt about her brilliant new book 'Future Sex', which takes on cultural myths around sexuality and sexual experimentation with a serious, radical eye.
Hermione Hoby
10.11.16
Features

A History of the Laser in Dance Music

From disco parties in the 70s to Daft Punk's carnival-of-lights show at Coachella 2006, here's how lasers became a big part of what defines a rave.
Michaelangelo Matos
10.7.16
Features

Can Doing Yoga at Music Festivals Change How We Think About Partying?

From hippie havens like Burning Man to deep-house pumping nightclubs in Brooklyn, downward dogs have opened up a whole new era of the dancefloor.
David Garber
9.29.16
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