4th of July

Stuff

Living Like a Founding Father Left Me Drunk and Covered in Leeches

The US' Founding Fathers may have dreamed up the greatest democracy since Ancient Greece, but they also drank constantly and smelled like rubbish.
River Donaghey
7.2.16
Photo

50 Faces of Young America

Arresting photographs by Richard Renaldi.
Matthew Leifheit
7.6.15
Art

GIF Artist Peekasso Puts a Psychedelic Spin on the American Flag

What's more patriotic than a cross between Donald Duck and Bart Simpson with Old Glory strobing in the background?
Beckett Mufson
7.4.15
Stuff

Let Three Fireworks Technicians Teach You About Blowing Stuff the Hell Up

While getting wasted and handling explosive devices that scare the shit out of your neighbours is undoubtedly a good idea, it's probably best to leave the larger displays to the professionals.
Luke O'Neil
7.3.15
Art

Raise a Flag—GIF—on July 4th

O say does that star-spangled banner yet LOOP.
Beckett Mufson
7.2.15
Film

It's Tiny Hamsters at a Mini Fourth of July BBQ!

Need we say more?
Beckett Mufson
7.2.15
This Week in Racism

This Week in Racism - The Fourth of July Is America's Day Off from Racism

In honor of our nation's birthday, I'm focusing instead on racism in other countries—the racist Australian caught on tape using slurs against a Chinese woman, a KKK flag in Belfast, and of course, Rob Ford. USA! USA! USA!
Dave Schilling
7.5.14
Objectively Correct Lists

1776 Songs About America

To commemorate July 4, 1776, here are 1776 songs about America, with a Spotify playlist for you to stream them all.
Noisey Staff
7.4.14
Meet the Nieratkos

Inside the Writer's Studio

Former pro skater, Scott Bourne, moved to Paris to write the next great American novel.
Chris Nieratko
7.5.13
Stuff

Why I Love America

Four of America's most famous detractors come clean on Independence Day.
Abu Hamza, Vladimir Putin, Morrissey, Richard Daw
7.4.12
Stuff

Why I Hate America

Four of America's most famous patriots come clean on Independence Day.
Will Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Salman Rushdie, Lin
7.4.12
Stuff

Meet the Nieratkos: Why Gays Shouldn't Marry

Chris Nieratko
6.17.11