Into The K-Pop World
For K-Pop Fans, Devotion Can Come at a High Price
As the huge queues at BTS’ London pop-up showed this week, merch matters. But keeping up appearances as a fan has its price.
Vice Guide to Right Now
Fyre Festival Merch Is Going on Sale to Pay Back Billy McFarland's $26 Million Debt
The US Marshal's Service is selling Fyre Festival-branded tee-shirts, sweatpants, and wristbands.
Don't Cry Over HMV, Go Support Your Local Record Store
"When you're at the cusp of a major boom in physical media you've got to jump on it. And they seemed to dip their toes very gently into it."
Asking Humans About Robots at Daft Punk's Pop-Up Shop
We spoke to people at the LA shop about helmets, rare memorabilia, and Sean Spicer.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
The Best and Worst Bootleg Campaign Swag of 2016
Capitalism was at work at the Democratic and Republican national conventions this summer.
Daft Punk's New Windbreaker is Too Fab Not to Wear in This Heatwave
We're up all night to get sweaty.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Merchandise Returns from the Cold With the Disorienting “Flower of Sex” Video
The Floridians are gearing up for a new record on 4AD.
UK Techno Label Perc Trax Now Sells Condoms
You can buy packs of three rubbers from the label's bandcamp.
Michael Scott Barron
You Can Now Buy a Pair of Gold Daft Punk Helmet Rings for $645
Daft Punk just updated their webstore with some playful new merch.
Here’s What It's Like Being a Freelance Band Merch Designer
You get to work for your favorite bands, but the tight timelines, difficult managers, and very real possibility of straight up working without pay just might drive you crazy.
Merchandise and Dum Dum Girls Made the Collaboration of Your Dreams in "Red Sun"
When fantasy is reality.
The Blobby Boys & Friends
Alex Schubert joined a cult and we rescued him back, but the deprogramming is taking FOREVER. Until he's back to his old shitty self, his comic is being guest-drawn by others. This week, artist Penelope Gazin does her feminine take on the Blobby Boys.