You Can Smoke Weed Out of This Cursed Furby Bong
Furbong is the pinnacle of human innovation.
We Went to a Comic Con in Pakistan
A day with the magnificent cosplaying nerds of Comic Con Lahore.
This New York Town Celebrates the Time Brits Burned It Down
Photographer Juan Madrid documented the colonial reenactment festivities of the Burning of Kingston.
How Cosplay Can Help You Come Out
Cosplay is an important way that many grapple with their gender and sexual identity. At this weekend's Flame Con, the largest queer comic convention in the world, it was a major point of discussion.
How NSFW Content Makers Found a Home on Patreon
Naked bakers, kinky cosplayers and the outspoken alike have turned to the platform.
We Asked J-Culture Fans to Defend Being 'Weeaboos'
We talked to cosplayers and manga lovers at London's Hyper Japan to talk about the term "weeb".
We Asked Sailor Moon Fans How to Fight Evil in the World Today
We need all the help we can get.
How VHS Tapes and Bootleg Translations Started an Anime Fan War in the 90s
The little-known story of how a fight over Fushigi Yûgi subtitles built Ottawa’s anime community.
These Dogs Have Better Halloween Costumes Than You
GIFRIENDS captured some of the chaos at both Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade and the PUPkin Dog Costume Contest in Fort Greene.
Marisa Gertz and Alex Thebez
New York Comic Con 2016 Was Full of Harley Quinns, Dogs, and Signs of the Apocalypse
Everywhere VICE art editor Nick Gazin turned, there was another one.
What Cons Are Like When You're a Famous Cosplayer
Andy Rae told us about her weirdest convention stories, dealing with internet haters, and her take on the Cosplay Is Not Consent campaign.
Photos of Trekkies Celebrating 50 Years of the 23rd Century
VICE sent photographer Maggine Shannon to boldly go where a bunch of Star Trek fans were hanging out.