conventions

Food

I Went to a Brunch Convention to Discover the Secrets of Brunch

Is brunch a stupid meal for the privileged? I set out to find out.
Megan Koester
8.18.17
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Only Way Hillary Clinton Will Win the Election Is with a Lot of Help from Her Friends

An anticlimactic end to the Democratic Party's show in Philadelphia.
Harry Cheadle
7.29.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bun B's Convention Dispatch Five: Behind the Scenes on Barack Obama's Big Night

Wednesday night was Barack Obama's shining moment—and his party was soaking it up.
Bun B
7.29.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

How Barack Obama Stole the Democratic Convention from Hillary Clinton

The president gave the party's most effective rebuttal yet to the apocalyptic vision of America laid out by Donald Trump.
Harry Cheadle
7.28.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Did Bill Clinton Convince Democrats That His Wife Is a Human?

The former president spent Tuesday night describing his early romance with the first woman nominated as a major party's presidential candidate.
Matt Taylor
7.27.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bernie Bros Crashed the First Night of the Democratic Convention

Hillary Clinton's coronation is off to a rocky start.
Matt Taylor
7.26.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bun B's Convention Dispatch Three: Good Riddance, Cleveland

VICE's political correspondent bids farewell to the RNC.
Bun B
7.25.16
Longreads Or Whatever

Beyond LinkinBall Z: The History of the Anime Music Video

They tried so hard and got so far, but in the end, what do AMVs really matter?
Phil Witmer
7.13.16
fans

I Attended the First-Ever 'Brady Bunch' Convention in New Jersey

On a Saturday evening in East Rutherford, New Jersey, I found myself seated in the Hilton Meadowlands' large banquet hall surrounded by adoring fans anxiously awaiting a night of long-anticipated appearances. The lights dimmed, and then a familiar tune...
Amy Lombard
12.1.14
Stuff

BeautyCon Exposes The Ugly Truths of YouTube Culture

BeautyCon is described as a place where "professional beauty gurus, editors, celebrities, bloggers and YouTube personalities" interact with fans; it ultimately exists, as do most things in the modern world, for marketing purposes.
Megan Koester
9.4.14
Stuff

The Jehovah's Witnesses' Annual Convention Was So Organized It Was Creepy

They oversee everything, and leave nothing up to the venue, including cleaning. It's a style of planning and teamwork that must be well practiced after decades of carving up a neighborhood into sectors, and knocking on every door.
Mason Miller
6.25.14
Travel

Babes and Dated Machine Guns at the 'Black Sea Defense' Convention

It doesn't look like Romania has what it takes to fight Russia, in the event of WWIII.
Mihai Popescu
6.10.14
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