Volume 20 Issue 11

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Deep-Fried America on a Stick

For 11 days in August, a total of 1,012,552 visitors passed through the turnstiles at State Fair Park in West Allis, a suburb of Milwaukee. They came for deep-fried cookie-dough fondue on a stick, deep-fried peanut butter and jelly on a stick, deep...
Sophie D. Gilden
11.28.13
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La Longue Nuit de Mégantic

In this dark, yet beautifully shot series, photographer Michel Huneault explores the aftermath of the tragic explosion in Lac Mégantic, Quebec—the deadliest Canadian railway disaster in the last century.
Michel Huneault
11.22.13
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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
11.12.13
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Introducing the What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue

November brings with it a tide of Autumnal warmth: mulled ciders, cozy sweaters, and the unsettling realization that winter has completely consumed us. November’s the best!
VICE Staff
11.12.13
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This Machine Frees Oppressed Chickens

Say you’re an animal rights activist—one of the militant-militant vegans, the ones who smear pig blood all over their bodies and launch themselves at scientists walking into testing labs. You hate pretty much all farms, and you especially hate farms...
Carly Learson
11.12.13
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Afternoon Delight

Photos by Richard Kern and styling by Annette Lamothe-Ramos.
Richard Kern
11.12.13
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Italy’s Miraculous New Tabloid

Italy’s former prime minister is a sex criminal, 42 percent of its young people are unemployed, and the country is currently going through its longest recession in 60 years. It would take a miracle to set Italy right, and that’s exactly what the...
Chiara Galeazzi
11.12.13
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“KevEn 11 is My Homie”

“KevEn 11 Is My Homie,” is a collaboration between the mysterious KevEn 11 and the heretofore completely anonymous white 80s hip-hop artist Rat Tail, whose current whereabouts are unknown. It was transcribed from a cassette tape discovered last...
Brett Gelman
11.12.13
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Music Reviews

People used to get all mad at Avril Lavigne because she didn’t know who the Sex Pistols were, but seriously, who cares? I can’t think of many things that are more punk than not knowing who the Sex Pistols were, and frankly, “punk rock” isn’t even a...
VICE Staff
11.12.13
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Andres Serrano’s Cuban Odyssey

We had no idea what Andres Serrano was up to until last summer when we got a call from a producer who asked if we’d be interested in accompanying Andres on a three-week trip to Cuba as he attempted to photograph the normally reclusive Fidel Castro.
Alexandra Roxo and Natalia Leite
11.12.13
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The Fresh Prince of Chiraq

We’re at Studio 11 in downtown Chicago, talking to a Def Jam A&R guy named Sickamore. He is calmly overseeing the tumultuous career of Lil Durk, a 20-year-old rapper who’s currently encased in one of the studio’s glass vocal booths, a Gucci scarf...
Andy Capper & Thomas Morton
11.12.13
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Romanians Are Slaughtering Packs of Stray Dogs

In early September, stray dogs attacked and killed a four-year-old child near a park in Bucharest, Romania. That incident highlighted one of the biggest problems facing the capital city today, where about 64,000 ownerless canines roam the streets.
Mihai Popescu
11.12.13
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