Festival

Drugs

Examining the Tragic Bestival Drug Death of Louella Fletcher-Michie

The media and courts have been unanimous in their condemnation of Louella's boyfriend, Ceon Broughton. But it's not a cut and dry case.
Liam Deacon
3.7.19
Drugs

The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia

In the 90s they were the pinger of choice. By the early-2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
Sam Nichols
3.5.19
Drugs

We Asked Drug Dealers How They've Been Affected by Festival Deaths

"I'm definitely seeing more caution and questions being asked. Buyers now want to see the product beforehand and know how other people have reacted."
Sam Nichols
2.19.19
Film

Inside the Making of the New Fyre Festival Documentary

"The thing that the founder, Billy, wanted more than anything – in my opinion – was to be in the middle of it all. He wanted to be The Guy."
Niloufar Haidari
1.16.19
NETFLIX

Netflix Has Dropped the Trailer for VICE's New Fyre Festival Documentary

The film lifts the lid on one of the greatest dumpster fires of the modern age.
Gavin Butler
1.11.19
porn

I Took Someone Who's Never Watched Porn to a Porn Film Festival

My friend Kira has gone 18 years without ever watching porn.
Rebecca Baden
12.6.18
Photography

Photos from a European Medieval Knights Festival

We spent a weekend in a small Serbian town, watching men fight in medieval armour.
Srđan Veljović
10.2.18
Drugs

The Bizarre Story Behind a Fentanyl-Laced Coke Dealer's On-Camera Confession

We talked to The Bunk Police about why they released the video, which shows the dealer crying.
Allison Tierney
7.13.18
Photography

Just Some Great Photos of a Pagan Festival Where People Dress Up as Demons with Pigtails

At the Surva festival, Bulgarians don bear, demon and priest costumes to welcome spring and ward off the evil spirits of winter.
VICE Staff
2.9.18
Twin Peaks

We Spoke to Hardcore Fans at the UK 'Twin Peaks' Festival

"I'm turning my living room into the Black Lodge."
Hannah Ewens
10.9.17
Nightlife Isn't Dead

Someone Tried to Sneak Pills into a Festival by Slathering Them in Vegemite and Cling-Wrapping Them to His Penis

Do it for the yeast culture.
Angus Harrison
9.26.17
Stuff

I Bummed a Cigarette at a Festival and Traded Up to Coke

Like that guy who started with a paperclip and traded up to a house
David Allegretti
9.6.17
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