The Nine-Year-Old Paying Off His Classmates' Lunch Debt Isn't a 'Feel Good' Story
Framing these stories as inspirational pushes us further into a bleak future where debt is inescapable, even in elementary school.
You Can Never Have Enough Garlic, You Fools
A bad tweet from the New York Times has ignited the garlic-obsessed masses.
In Defense of Wedge Salads, from the Father of the Writer Who Denigrated Them
We received this unsolicited opinion piece from writer Sydney Mondry's dad and it deserves to be published on VICE.
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Why We Must End Strip Searches In Canada’s Prisons for Women
Forcing women to remove their clothes and perform humiliating actions should be understood as state-sanctioned sexual assault.
Chris Brown Doesn’t Know When to Shut Up
Maintaining your innocence and being an asshole aren't the same thing.
In 2018, Death Metal Reigned Supreme
As the world burned around us, a new class of forward-thinking bands rose up from the ashes to remind us that only death is real.
Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth
Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.
Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy Not Hysteria
The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalisation this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
I Feel at Home in the Isolation of Wrekmeister Harmonies' New Album
The experimental doom/drone duo's new LP was created in isolation, and makes me homesick for the once-familiar sound of silence.
It's Time for Slayer to Die
Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.
It's OK That Kendrick Lamar Didn't Ether Donald Trump on Live TV
Seeing Kendrick rip Donald Trump would've been amazing. But, he didn't and that burden shouldn't fall on him.
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The Mooch Is Threatening to Sue a College Kid Who Called Him 'Unethical'
The former White House spokesman is apparently pretty pissed about a pair of 'Tufts Daily' op-eds.