long reads


How the British Army Cooperated with the Murderous Guatemalan Regime

Murder in the jungle.
Phil Miller
VICE Long Reads

Tracing Heroin's Destructive Path from Afghan Poppy Fields to British Needles

We travelled along the heroin trafficking route from Afghanistan into Iran, Turkey, and Eastern Europe, meeting growers, addicts, and experts along the way.
Hanne Coudere, Photos by Jim Huylebroek
VICE Long Reads

How Big Pharma Drug Pricing Costs Us Our Health

AIDS activism group ACT UP is on the front lines again—this time in a global fight for universal access to 'miracle' hep C, HIV, and cancer medications. So what's stopping them?
Amelia Abraham
VICE Long Reads

The 73-Year-Old Adventurer Sailing a 60-Foot Steel Whale Across the Atlantic Ocean

Tom McClean left the British Special Air Service to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, a feat he's achieved five times. Now, at 73, he's ready to do it again—in a giant steel sperm whale.
Joe Banks
The Skammerz Ishu


In 2010, a friend of mine started a travel magazine and asked if she could publish an article I had written about a Kashmiri tailor, during a month I spent living on a houseboat in Kashmir.
Amie Barrodale
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

The Act of Puking

Vomiting makes some people feel so good that they’ve devoted their lives to studying it. Their ultimate goal is to answer the questions: Why do people blow their grits, and what are we to do about it? The answers are more complicated than one might...
Benjamin Shapiro
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

Riding the Baekdudaegan

For the past decade, New Zealanders Joanne and Gareth Morgan have been living the semiretired lifestyle of their dreams, traveling around the world on motorcycles alongside a few of their closest friends.
Tim Pool
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

Unaccompanied Miners

On one of my last days in Potosí, I finally managed to arrange a meeting with a child miner who makes his living in the depths of Cerro Rico. On some mornings and nights he walks an hour up the dirt road to Cerro Rico before descending into the mine to...
Wes Enzinna