Shane Smith

The Prison Issue

Fixing the System: An Interview with President Obama on Prison Reform

VICE accompanied President Obama to a federal prison in Oklahoma to film a special episode about the US criminal justice system for our show on HBO. Read an excerpt from a sit-down interview conducted during the visit.
Shane Smith
10.5.15
the Earth Died Screaming Issue

Shane Smith on the Need to Protect the Earth from Environmental Catastrophe

It's increasingly clear to me that the environment touches every single human on Earth – perhaps in different ways, but when the environment is hurting we all suffer.
Shane Smith
5.26.15
VICE on HBO

Watch Our HBO Report on the Lasting Effects of the BP Oil Spill

VICE co-founder Shane Smith heads down to Louisiana to see what sort of damage the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is still doing to the Gulf of Mexico.
Shane Smith
2.10.15
VICE on HBO

Watch Our HBO Report on Greenland's Melting Glaciers

In the second episode of our show's second season, Shane Smith travels up north to take a look at our world's rising seas. Then VICE goes to Pakistan, where millions of citizens work as bonded labourers in brick kilns.
Shane Smith
1.8.15
News

Welcome to the VICE News Private Beta

Behold, dear reader: a message from VICE founder and CEO Shane Smith about our new news website, VICE News.
Shane Smith
2.27.14
VICE on HBO Outtakes

Kicking Heroin with an Ibogaine Ceremony

Many swear it's the most effective way to kick heroin addiction.
Shane Smith
5.25.13
VICE on HBO Outtakes

Kalpana Saroj, India's Dalit Queen

VICE co-founder Shane Smith meets real-life slum dog millionaire Kalpana Saroj.
Shane Smith
5.10.13
VICE on HBO Outtakes

Going on a Raid in Bajaur

A first-hand look at what a raid operation with Bajaur scouts looks like.
Shane Smith
4.26.13
VICE on HBO Outtakes

Pakistani Dress Up

Shane buys the local garb – shalwar kameez – to fit in.
Shane Smith
4.24.13
VICE News

The Mexican Mormon War

Our documentary about Mexican drug cartels, guns and Romneys.
Shane Smith
9.27.12
VICE News

The Mexican Mormon War

We talk to Romney's Mexican relatives about the time a family member was held for ransom by the cartel.
Shane Smith
9.26.12
VICE News

The Mexican Mormon War

In Part 6, we learn what Mitt's Mexican cousins think about his strict immigration policies.
Shane Smith
9.25.12
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