Czech Republic

Marzipan

This Entire Czech Town Made Out of Marzipan Is a Rare Joy

The long and often apocryphal history of Třeboň is memorialised in almond paste.
Morgan Childs
10.12.18
Premieres

Get Lost in Kosmogyr's Transcontinental Atmospheric Black Metal

Stream 'Evternity,' the rising Shanghai/Prague-based atmospheric black metal duo's grandiose debut LP.
Kim Kelly
3.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Czech Zoo Is Cutting Off Its Rhinos' Horns to Protect Them from Poachers

The decision comes in the wake of a recent, brutal murder of a rhino at a zoo in Paris.
Drew Schwartz
3.16.17
Art

'Girl Power' Documentary Gives Female Graffiti Writers Their Due

The adrenaline-fueled film features graffiti legends like Martha Cooper and Lady Pink, as well as up-and-coming writers.
Sami Emory
1.14.17
Interviews

30 Years In, Root's Hellish Symphonies are Darker Than Ever

The Czech dark metal godfathers return to Kärgeräs with a new concept album; stream it here and read our Q&A with Big Boss and Igor Hubik.
Kim Kelly
11.22.16
Cheese

A Journey to the Little Czech Town Made of Stinky Cheese

The town of Loštice, Czech Republic, is famous for its tvarůžek, a soft yellow beer cheese with a distinctively pungent aroma, where it's incorporated into everything from panini to ice cream.
Morgan Childs
9.29.16
Sports

"We're Not Racist, We Just Don't Like Gypsies" – Meet the Romany Football Club Other Teams Refuse to Play

Led by a Romany manager, and predominantly made up of Romany players, FC Roma Decin are subjected to a vicious onslaught of insults and racial slurs on an almost weekly basis. Assuming the opposition turns up, that is.
Mark Pickering
9.21.16
Art

Gorgeous Op Art GIFs Make the Human Body Vibrate

Waveforms meet the female form in these mind-bending GIFs.
Beckett Mufson
9.7.16
Booze

In Prague, Better Alcohol Means Better Absinthe

Prague is lousy with tourists shops offering artificially coloured and flavoured "Czech-style absinthes,” but a small group of absinthe enthusiasts is leading the charge to bring fine cocktails and spirits to the city.
Morgan Childs
7.31.16
Euro 2016

Missed Opportunities and Abject Failure: Ranking the Worst Teams of Euro 2016

With Euro 2016 complete, we can now look back at who overachieved, who let the side down, and who the hell thought Harry Kane should take corners.
UK Sports Staff
7.11.16
Euro 2016

Euro 2016 Preview: Group D – The Group of The Marquis

In our next Euro 2016 preview, we take a look at Spain, Turkey, Croatia and the Czech Republic, as well as Vicente del Bosque's claim to nobility.
UK Sports Staff
6.7.16
Design

Easter Eggs Are Design Canvases for These Zoetrope Animations

Let’s focus on what Easter’s really about: eggs.
Gabrielle Bruney
3.27.16
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