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The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Pissed Off Barbara Bush So Much It Gave Her a 'Heart Attack'

She'd hated the guy since the 1980s, according to a new book.
River Donaghey
3.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Most Horrified Reactions to Trump's Dick Allegedly Looking Like Toad

Here's how the world is taking Stormy Daniels's allegation that the president has "a dick like the mushroom character in Mario Kart."
Drew Schwartz
9.19.18
Photo

Documenting 25 Years of Cuba's Overlooked Optimism

Starting with a trip to find long-lost relatives in the late 80s, photographer Manuello Paganelli has visited Cuba dozens of times, documenting a vibrant, optimistic side of the nation's culture.
Manuello Paganelli
12.4.16
Stuff

What It Was Like to Be Joseph Kony's Bodyguard

An excerpt from <i>When the Walking Defeats You</i>, a book about a young man who became one the bodyguard to one of the 21st century's most notorious warlords before making his escape.
Ledio Cakaj
11.29.16
Photo

Vintage Photos of New York and Boston That Look Like 'Stills from a Horror Film'

These street photos by Richard Sandler are "also a love-letter. A love-letter to our world and everyone around us," writes Jonathan Ames in the photographer's new book 'The Eyes of the City.'
Richard Sandler; Text by Jonathan Ames
11.6.16
The They Come Out at Night Issue

'Universal Harvester': An Excerpt from John Darnielle's New Novel

Bob spent most of the year by himself in a farmhouse on a property he owned outside Collins. If he still hunted or fished, it wasn't with anybody he'd known back when he lived in town: Nobody really knew what Bob did with his time.
John Darnielle
10.11.16
Music

How Lady Gaga Became the First Digi-Glam Superstar

Read this remixed excerpt from Simon Reynolds's book 'Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy.'
Simon Reynolds
10.2.16
Culture

What It’s Like to Take Opioids for Pain

"First physical pain recedes, and then emotional pain. I was depressed, and now I am not."
Carlyn Zwarenstein
6.26.16
Vice Blog

An Exclusive First Look Inside Emma Cline's 'The Girls'

Read an excerpt from Cline's mesmerizing debut novel about about teenage girls in a free love commune cult in 1969.
Emma Cline
6.9.16
the vice reader

I Traveled to Every Supreme Store in the World to Understand the Meaning of Supreme

Read an exclusive excerpt from 'Supremacist,' a book about the cult of Supreme that's written by a guy who's obsessed with the streetwear brand, despite not knowing how to skate.
David Shapiro
5.29.16
the vice reader

I Wrote 150 Porno Novels in Five Years

In an excerpt from 'Sin-a-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties,' a new anthology about the porno novels that marked the time, the legendary science fiction writer Robert Silverberg divulges how he and other authors learned their craft writing...
Robert Silverberg
5.28.16
Video Games Killed the Radio Star

Exploring the Sexy Maths of ‘No Man’s Sky’ and ‘Elite Dangerous’

The sci-fi adventure of this summer, and Frontier's similarly ambitious epic, both use procedural generation. But what does that really mean?
Mike Diver
4.12.16
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