swords

crime

The Definitive Breakdown Of Robbers Being Chased Away By Sword Wielding Owners

Welcome to the perfect 45-second action movie.
Mack Lamoureux
11.23.18
ask a smart person

We Asked a Sword Instructor to Judge Lupe Fiasco’s Use of a Blade

In a move we didn't see coming, we found ourselves along the way.
Phil Witmer
3.29.17
Interviews

Twilight Force Are the Best Dragon-Riding Rock Band in the Whole Wizarding World

Meet the sword-wielding Swedes hell-bent on making power metal great again.
John Muskett
11.2.16
medieval

MMA with Medieval Armor and Blunt Weapons

Every year there is a medieval style combat tournament that takes place in a castle in Europe; that means swords, full body armor, and shields.
VICE Sports
10.17.16
FIGHTLAND

The Sword and the Fist: How Fencing Influenced Fighting

Swordsmanship and fist fighting shared a place in military martial arts, but as warfare left them behind the two became separate disciplines. We take a look at how the art of fencing came to influence the unarmed martial arts.
Jack Slack
10.29.15
Stuff

How LARPing Helped One Man Deal with His Autism

In this excerpt from VICE's new film "LARPing Saved My Life," we learn about the mental health benefits of live-action roleplaying.
VICE Staff
10.7.15
youth sports

Uptown Fencing: Small Swords in Harlem

In this VICE Sports exclusive we hung with Olympic silver-medalist, Tim Morehouse as he introduced kids from Harlem's Democracy Prep to fencing and even found some competition on the strip. Made possible by the Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation.
VICE Sports
9.8.15
Gallery

The Swiss Custom of Voting While Shitfaced and Heavily Armed

Landsgemeinde is a wonderful chance to get hammered in public and vote for a farmer to be your "city captain."
Michel Schultheiss
5.13.15
News

An Actor Who Played the Red Power Ranger Allegedly Murdered His Roommate with a Sword

Ricardo Medina Jr. is being held in jail on a $1 million bond, according to a press release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Allie Conti
2.2.15
Travel

Long Live King Arthur, Ruler of Stonehenge

Somewhere in the background of your uncle’s routine photos of his summer trip to Stonehenge, chances are you’ll catch a glimpse of a peculiar, burly old man. He’s often there, leaning up along the fences at the edge of the site. Most likely, he’s...
Mark Hay
4.22.14
Stuff

We Met a Real, French Canadian Knight

It obviously takes a very specific type of person to put on a knight's costume and ride a horse across Canada on a mission of chivalry and posi-vibes. We found that person.
Hannah Murphy
10.5.12
Question Of The Day

Question of the Day - Which Religion Is the Most Stylish?

Faith Vs. Faith: Who has the sharpest garms?
Kareem Ghezawi
6.27.12