Allie Conti

Allie Conti is the senior staff writer at VICE. You can visit her personal website here.

true crime

Kidnapper Says 'Bye, Jayme' After Pleading Guilty to Killing the 13-Year-Old's Parents

It's not the first creepy thing Jake Patterson has said since his January arrest.
Allie Conti
3.28.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

The Website That Took Over Men's Media

In 2008, one dude started a simple blog to show off his stuff. It's become much, much more than that.
Allie Conti
3.18.19
true crime

Martin Shkreli Seems to Be Running His Company from Prison with an Illegal Phone

Looks like Pharma Bro somehow just screwed himself over – again.
Allie Conti
3.8.19
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What's the Deal with the 'Seinfeld' Characters' Ages? An Investigation

It seems like it'd be easy to learn how old Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer were supposed to be. Turns out it's impossible.
Allie Conti
12.18.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.11.18
money

Secret $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Winner Is Blowing It, 'Lotto Lawyer' Says

Claiming a massive jackpot right away isn't always a smart move, but what is this person waiting for?
Allie Conti
11.16.18
extremism

What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio

Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of violence against women and online rage.
Allie Conti
11.6.18
vaping

A Deep Dive into Juul's Bizarre Plan to Teach Students About Vaping

This is embarrassing.
Allie Conti
11.5.18
Late Capitalism

Trump's America Is a Great Place to Cheat on Taxes

The Paradise Papers. The Panama Papers. Straight-up fraud. "We haven't even gotten to the tip of that iceberg," one expert said.
Allie Conti
10.8.18
Late Capitalism

Jeff Bezos Is So Powerful He Basically Dictates the Minimum Wage Now

The Amazon CEO announced he's upping pay for his workers, which could force competitors to follow suit and bolster his own image, too.
Allie Conti
10.3.18
Decoding Extremism

How to Talk Someone Out of White Nationalism

The psychology student who helped convert the ideology's biggest young star told us exactly which arguments she used and how.
Allie Conti
9.25.18
security

How Security Experts Are Adapting to the Ever-Present Threat of Mass Shootings

Are we heading toward a future in which all live entertainment requires layers of intense security?
Allie Conti
9.4.18
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