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Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox
11.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Salma Hayek Says Harvey Weinstein Threatened to Kill Her

In a 'New York Times' op-ed, the actress writes that Weinstein sexually harassed her, blackmailed her into doing a nude scene, and once told her, "I will kill you, don’t think I can’t."
Drew Schwartz
12.14.17
masculinity

I Was Forced to Fight, Now I'm Learning to Cry

Black boys have to bury their emotions as they face off against racism and chase machismo.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.14.17
Features

An Ode to the Easter Bank Holiday, the Greatest Partying Weekend of the Year

It's hard being a Brit abroad at this time of year.
Anna Codrea-Rado
4.13.17
Dancing VS the State

How Mayor Giuliani Decimated New York City Nightlife

As mayor of NYC from 1994 through 2001, Rudy Giuliani demonized nightlife as our city's bastard child in order to make things safe for tourists and co-op owners.
Michael Musto
3.7.17
street art

Essay: Hawaii Blossoms into a Paradise for Street Art | #50StatesofArt

Hawaiian muralist and graffito John "Prime" Hina talks about how he lives by the spray can to preserve his Polynesian heritage.
John "Prime" Hina
2.23.17
50 states of art

Essay: Priced Out of New York, an Artist Finds Her Midwestern Tribe | #50StatesofArt

Fontaine Capel on her migration from Brooklyn to Chicago in search of space, community, and the funds to maintain a studio practice.
Fontaine Capel
2.23.17
Art

Essay: Open Space, Easy Living Creates Space for Thought in Kansas City | #50StatesofArt

Melaney Ann Mitchell outlines the perks of making art in Western Missouri.
Melaney Ann Mitchell
1.23.17
Stuff

Cracking the Cranial Vault: What It Feels Like to Perform Brain Surgery

It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
10.23.16
Feaures

It Turns Out that the Steve Aoki Documentary is a Film About Dad Issues

Whenever Aoki throws a cake in somebody's face...who is he really throwing the cake at?
John Thorp
9.2.16
Feature

How Remixing Became the Most Important Art-Form in Contemporary Culture

We spoke to producers Kahn and Richard Dorfmeister about the forms enduring relevance.
Kamila Rymajdo
8.18.16
Features

Stop Confusing EDM With All Electronic Music, Already

You’re embarrassing yourself.
Anna Codrea-Rado
8.2.16
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