Drew Schwartz


We Asked 13 Artists How Spotify's 'Tip Jar' Is Working Out for Them

Amber Coffman, of Montreal, and Zola Jesus gave VICE their thoughts on asking for donations on the multi-billion-dollar platform after coronavirus put them out of a job.
Emilie Friedlander
Josh Terry
Drew Schwartz

Burning Man Is Going Virtual, and So Are the Orgies

Burners told us their plans for the digital festival, from throwing sex parties on Zoom to driving an "Ass Cream Truck" around the block.
Drew Schwartz

Netflix Used Desperate Tactics to Cast 'Love Is Blind'

Producers slid into contestants' DMs and catfished them on Tinder to get them on the show.
Drew Schwartz

Bernie Sanders Has Very Bernie Sanders Taste in Movies

He's reportedly obsessed with watching 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Melancholia' on his iPad.
Drew Schwartz

Christopher and Bobby From 'The Sopranos' Are Starting a Podcast About the Show

Prepare to devote an even larger chunk of your life to the intricacies of mob politics, Tony's obsession with ducks and the Bada Bing.
Drew Schwartz

Tons of Artists Are Cancelling Shows Because of Coronavirus

BTS, The Pixies, Stormzy, Ari Lennox and more have postponed dates abroad, if not called them off completely.
Drew Schwartz
Social Media

Surprise! People Are Making Terrible TikToks About Coronavirus

From deeply irresponsible misinformation to flagrantly racist skits, TikTokers are having a field day.
Drew Schwartz

A Ben Affleck Imposter Is Catfishing People on Raya, According to Ben Affleck

After Page Six reported Affleck was on the app, he insisted he's never used it.
Drew Schwartz
the internet

TikTok Challenges, Ranked by How Likely They Are to Maim or Kill You

The "skull breaker" challenge is, somehow, not even the most terrifying thing happening on this app.
Drew Schwartz
I know a place

Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino Tells Us About Her Favourite Diner in LA

"If you're visiting, or if you're a friend who's never been, I'm taking you. I want you to experience the toaster-at-the-table energy."
Drew Schwartz

It's Not Our Fault 'Cats' Was a Flaming Pile of Garbage, VFX Society Says

"The best visual effects in the world will not compensate for a story told badly."
Drew Schwartz
2020 oscars

Joaquin Phoenix's Heart Is in the Right Place, but That Speech Was Unhinged

"We feel entitled to artificially inseminate a cow, and when she gives birth, we steal her baby... and then we take her milk that’s intended for her calf and put it in our coffee and our cereal."
Drew Schwartz