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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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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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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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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Argentines Need Dollars

Argentina’s economy is in trouble. Thanks to President Cristina Kirchner’s protectionist policies, trade with other countries is restricted, inflation is high, and there is a shortage of dollars both in the government’s foreign-currency reserves and on...
Denisse Espejel
11.12.13
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Riding the Baekdudaegan

For the past decade, New Zealanders Joanne and Gareth Morgan have been living the semiretired lifestyle of their dreams, traveling around the world on motorcycles alongside a few of their closest friends.
Tim Pool
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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Volunteer-Run Morgues Are a Terrible Idea

Australia’s Northern Territory is huge, sparsely populated, poor, and crawling with deadly animals. It’s not surprising, then, that it doesn’t attract many professional types.
Wendy Syfret
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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The Child-Rape Assembly Line

Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg—who is 63 with a long, graying beard—recently sat down with me to explain what he described as a “child-rape assembly line” among sects of fundamentalist Jews. He cleared his throat. “I’m going to be graphic,” he said.
Christopher Ketcham
11.12.13
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MILFs Anal Addiction

There are people who are cursed with incurable diseases, missing limbs, small penises… I feel no pity for them because my curse is far worse than anything found in a medical encyclopedia. My curse is that I’m never seated next to a beautiful woman on...
Chris Nieratko
11.12.13
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