DESERT

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Cops Are Investigating a Hallucinogenic Desert Toad Heist

The local conservation area believes the thieves may have wanted to lick the stolen Sonoran Desert toads for their natural psychedelic properties.
Drew Schwartz
7.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Government to Burning Man Ravers: Please Poop in Bags Now

The Bureau of Land Management has suggested Burners use more "pee bottles" and "poop bags" this year.
River Donaghey
7.20.18
q&a

Gun Outfit’s Dylan Sharp on Meat Puppets and the American Southwest

Watch the video for 'Sally Rose' taken from the band's forthcoming, fifth album.
Tim Scott
10.25.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Jaden Smith Goes to the Desert and Is Cool in the New "Watch Me" Video

Jaden Smith loves cool cars and leather jackets and riffs and that's awesome.
Alex Robert Ross
7.31.17
we saw this

Solange, Skrillex and Utopia in a Futuristic Desert City

At Arizona's FORM: Arcosanti festival, there were hippies and hope and no bad trips.
Miles Raymer
5.31.17
Photography

What It's Like to Suffer for Your Partner's Art

It's a hard life for husbands/muses.
Sarah Buthmann
5.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Video of a Badger Burying a Cow Corpse Is #Lifegoals

We should all hope to be as lucky as this little guy.
Harry Cheadle
4.4.17
Art

Inside the Home of the Man Who Collects Everything

Former Nevada lieutenant governor and neurosurgeon Lonnie Hammargren has spent decades and millions collecting everything from roller coasters to movie props to spacecraft.
Justin Caffier
3.22.17
Not Actual News

Here’s a Bullshit Non-Story About Rod Stewart Staging a “Mock Execution” in the Desert

Good that we forced him to apologize though. Who knows what horrors his lack of contrition may have wrought.
Alex Robert Ross
3.6.17
Art

[NSFW] A New Erotic Art Book Tells the Tale of a Nude Female Desert Cult

Amy Hood's erotic art book tells the story of a violent kidnapping in the Hollywood Hills.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.23.16
Premieres

Ripsy May’s Video For “Dare” is What True Freedom Looks Like

Pastel-coloured deserts and field full of sunflowers.
Daisy Jones
11.30.16
festivals 2016

Desert Daze Is a Strange Trip of a Festival, and It Kicks Ass

The weekender is a mental and physical escapade to the sand-y confines of a prehistoric enclave.
Eve Barlow
10.18.16
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