Beckett Mufson

Reports on arts, culture, film, television, animation, memes, and weird news. I'm VICE's preeminent Rick and Morty expert, look at me. Virtual reality enthusiast. Reality denier. 

Culture

'Family Guy' Is 20 Years Old and America Still Can't Decide if It Sucks

Seth MacFarlane's animated sitcom has been offending people for 20 years, today.
Beckett Mufson
2.1.19
Culture

'High Maintenance' Creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld Told Us How to Stop Feeling Lonely

We got deep with the creators of the HBO stoner dramedy to see how they cope with loneliness. Hint: It's weed... sort of.
Beckett Mufson
1.29.19
Culture

Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?

A little girl's drawing on Reddit sheds light on why some people react to sunlight with and "ACHOO!"
Beckett Mufson
1.25.19
DIVORCE

A Lawyer Explains How Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos's $137 Billion Divorce Could Play Out

“It doesn't really matter how much money you have. It depends what they're going to fight about.”
Beckett Mufson
1.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy in a Costume Fooled Russian TV into Thinking He Was a ‘High-Tech’ Robot

"Robot Boris has already learned to dance and he’s not that bad."
Beckett Mufson
12.13.18
Culture

Pretend 'Nathan for You' Isn't Gone Forever with These Deleted Scenes

Nathan Fielder's ambitious business strategy of rebranding smoke detectors as musical instruments is even wilder than you thought.
Beckett Mufson
12.11.18
Culture

Sex Bloggers Say Tumblr Is 'as Good as Gone' After Porn Ban

"That's what tech does. It harnesses people for profitability, and then it destroys their worlds when capitalism decides we're not useful enough anymore.”
Beckett Mufson
12.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

George RR Martin Wants to Make ANOTHER New 'Game of Thrones' Show

It sounds like a version of 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' set in Westeros.
Beckett Mufson
12.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

More Than 200 Artists Remade 'Shrek' Scene-by-Scene and Boy It Looks Weird

The trailer for 'Shrek Retold' feels like a fever dream.
Beckett Mufson
11.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Stan Lee's Heartfelt Final Message to His Fans

"I love my fans. I cannot tell you how much I love my fans."
Beckett Mufson
11.16.18
Culture

11 Things We Learned from 'Game of Thrones' Director David Nutter’s Reddit AMA

Time travel just might play a role in the final season of the series, according to the director who killed Jon Snow.
Beckett Mufson
11.14.18
Culture

Apparently, Some People Believe the Earth Is Shaped Like a Donut

Wherein we debunk a theory that should need no debunking.
Beckett Mufson
11.14.18
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