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A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
Mike Diver
1.22.16
Post Mortem

'Save the Planet, Kill Yourself': The Contentious History of the Church of Euthanasia

"Antihumanist" activist Chris Korda spent the 90s campaigning for the extinction of humanity. We asked her why she hates people so much.
Simon Davis
10.23.15
Stuff

Death Rights Behind Bars

Given 35 life terms, plus an extra 1,035 years, Martin Bryant will die in prison one way or another. But if he had his way, it would be sooner rather than later.
Chris Shearer
9.23.15
Stuff

The Comedy in Dying: Talking to 'Dr Death' About His Euthanasia Stand-Up Show

"I don't know how it rates in terms of laughs-per-minute."
David Levesley
9.7.15
News

The Hangover News

This weekend, at least 12,000 asylum seekers crossed into Austria and Germany after Austria opened its border with Hungary.
Mac Hackett
9.7.15
Post Mortem

Should We Stop Using the Phrase 'Assisted Suicide'?

Terms like "aid in dying" paint a better picture of end-of-life decisions, and could give people with terminal illnesses a way to work around laws.
Simon Davis
8.24.15
News

Ten Years After Hunter S. Thompson's Death, the Debate Over Suicide Rages On

The sticking point, of course, is what constitutes a justifiable reason to kill yourself – or have a doctor do so for you.
Josiah M. Hesse
2.22.15
Stuff

Inbred Rabbits and Cats High on Smack – The Secret World of Young Vets

It's not all snuffling in the necks of golden Labrador puppies – a graduate vet faces low pay, nights on call spent un-twisting dogs' stomachs and helping cats come down off their owners' heroin.
Katie McCabe
2.19.15
Stuff

We Asked Four People What It Actually Feels Like to Kill Someone

The stories of four people who directly caused someone else's death in one way or another.
VICE Staff
2.17.15
VICE INTL

Death in a Can

According to Australian law, suicide is legal, but assisting suicide is murder. So how does euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke sell his suicide equipment? According to him, it's for home brewing.
VICE Staff
1.27.15
Stuff

​At the Edge of the Law, 'Exit Guides' Help Terminal Patients Die Well

I spoke with Dr. Faye Girsh about her experience as an "exit guide," work that - across much of the country - occupies a legal grey area between freedom of speech and murder.
Roc Morin
12.10.14
Stuff

The Feral Cats of Disneyland

Approximately 100 free-roaming cats live in the Happiest Place on Earth, where they're quietly fed, vaccinated and neutered by Disney employees.
Kyle Jaeger
11.13.14
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