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VICE US

America Is a Spiraling Corporate Contract Dystopia

To live, you have to let corporations walk all over you.
SovCit, Esquire
6.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Looks Like LA Will Host the Olympics in 2028

If the city still exists.
Drew Schwartz
7.31.17
Opinion

Your ‘Minimalist’ Lifestyle Is Quasi-Religious Anti-Poor Bullshit

A PSA for anyone who has ever scoffed at Black Friday shoppers.
James Wilt
5.21.17
Photos

See the Amazonian Way of Life Before It's Gone

Misha Vallejo's intimate photo essay captures everyday people before the new Manta-Manaus Corridor transforms South America.
Misha Vallejo
4.20.17
Fashion

Designers Are Trying to Make Fashion Week Great Again

Industry insiders all agree that the way designers present collections is outdated and ineffective, as is the breakneck pace of the fashion cycle. This New York Fashion Week, however, some designers challenged the status quo.
Erica Euse
9.17.16
Stuff

A Rigged Indian Casino Karaoke Contest Was the Low Point of My Life

I suddenly hoped that I hadn't gotten too drunk and fucked it all up in the name of protecting my vulnerabilities by shitting on strangers. After all, I was no better than them. I was there too. I did it because I wanted to.
Josh Androsky
7.25.14
News

The E-Currency Exchange LibertyReserve.com Got Shut Down for Laundering $6 Billion

Yesterday, the US Attorney's office in Manhattan indicted the founder of LibertyReserve.com, an online e-currency trading site that was, “the predominant digital form of money laundering used by cyber-criminals worldwide.” Liberty Reserve allegedly...
Krishna Andavolu
5.29.13
Sports

It’s Good for My Pockets That the Red Sox Suck

The Red Sox will finish in the cellar, and though watching them lose is worse than listening to white funk, the silver lining for die-hard fans like me is that now that they won’t be getting me to spend entire paychecks on commemorative garbage, like...
Nathan Simpson
8.28.12