Brian McManus is VICE's Director of Branded Editorial. In past lives he was our Special Projects Editor, the music editor at BuzzFeed and the Village Voice, a touring musician, and a professional chef.
The Total Skeptic's Guide to 'the World's Largest UFO Convention'
Ignore, ignore and ignore until you can't ignore anymore.
in memoriam: anthony bourdain
Anthony Bourdain Made Us All Proud to Be Line Cooks
After Bourdain, we tried to become better—as cooks, as people—and began to reexamine why it was we punched the clock and one another in the dicks.
We Asked People at a UFO Conference About Their Alien Encounters
"My first abduction experience happened in the womb because my mum was abducted."
I Used a 'Human Uber' Surrogate to Do My Job for Me
And it was terrible.
These Parents Are Proud as Hell of Their Lame-Ass Teens
Today's teenagers don't drink, don't smoke. What do they do? Study, mostly.
Chicano Batman Have Gone Full Gil Scott-Heron on New Album 'Freedom Is Free'
Watch the premiere of their new song and video "Friendship (Is a Small Boat in a Storm)."
Why a Music Festival Let the World Believe a Harambe Hologram Was on Its Lineup
A last-second joke addition to a lineup exposed a fair bit about clickbait, the state of journalism, how news is shared, and affection for a dead gorilla.
We Read One-Star Reviews of 'Run Lola Run' to Franka Potente
"I'd rather you felt strongly one way or the other than not at all."
People Told Us About the Weirdest Thing They Ever Ate While Stoned
Sushi. On a hotdog.
These Photos from a Duct Tape Festival in America Will Inspire You
There's so much more to do with "dad's favorite fix-all."
What We Know So Far About the Crash of EgyptAir Flight 804
Egyptian officials suggested terrorism may be the culprit, and Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were quick to weigh in after 66 people were presumed dead.
What You Should Know About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
Puerto Rico's debt crisis is rapidly becoming a disaster with real-world consequences, and unless Congress acts soon, it could get even worse.