marketing

Drugs

Turns Out Celebrities Aren't That Great at Selling Weed

Snoop Dogg, Ghostface Killah, and… Martha Stewart? As the legal weed market expands, brands want famous faces to promote their products, even if they’ve never smoked a joint in their life.
Oscar Rickett
6.27.19
Internet

Brand Twitter Is Absurd, and It Will Only Get Worse

SunnyD tweets about depression. Steak-umm is lonely. Wendy's is sassy. Do we actually want our brands to be that "human"?
Alex Norcia
2.14.19
Culture

This Grandma Makes Thousands of Dollars Selling Moose Turds as Art

Behold the marketing genius of Maine's Mary Winchenbach, a miracle worker who built a thriving business out of poo and puns.
Beckett Mufson
10.5.18
Internet Exploring

Talking to the People Who Promote Their Soundcloud With Viral Tweets

You've seen the replies – "Wow, this blew up lol. Well since y’all here *check out my music*" – but just how effective is this form of marketing?
Alex Ekong
9.24.18
Trolls

Of Course Vancouver Would Have a Dude Selling $40 Hot Dog Water

It was an impressively elaborate troll.
Allison Tierney
6.22.18
Webbys

VICE Is Nominated for 30 Webby Awards

We need your help to win all those shiny metal springs.
VICE Staff
4.3.18
The Vice Guide To Rght Now

There's a Scientific Reason Why You Can't Stop Eating Salted Caramel

It's called "hedonic escalation."
VICE Staff
11.29.17
News

How a Secret Society That Brands Women Sold Empowerment

Before she was branded, former Nxivm member Sarah Edmondson thought she would change the world.
Sarah Berman
11.23.17
housing

Here’s How Far Young People Go to Find Housing

Finding a place to live can be worse than finding a new job. Welcome to the world of rental résumés.
Allison Tierney
11.10.17
Hangovers

I Tried All the Hangover Cures I Could Find

Don’t try this at home, kids.
Mack Lamoureux
9.26.17
Music

We Went Down Arcade Fire's Fake News Rabbit Hole

The band has a new album coming out this week. Hmmmm.
Mack Lamoureux
7.24.17
Noisey News

A Fan Tripping Out Onstage with Gorillaz Makes Me Want to Buy 'Humanz' More than VR Ever Could

Can the final days of the album campaign just be this?
Lauren O'Neill
4.27.17
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