Illinois

2018 election

Americans Love Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.
Eve Peyser
11.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bruno the Incredibly Extra Cat Has Finally Found a Home

He now has a new mum, Instagram account and feather wand toy (since it's the only thing he'll play with).
Drew Schwartz
8.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Looks Like a Literal Nazi Will Be a Republican Congressional Nominee

Arthur Jones is a former American Nazi Party leader who's called the Holocaust "the biggest, blackest, lie in history."
Allie Conti
2.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Teen Allegedly Stole a Bulldozer and Crushed a Cop Car Like a Beer Can

Newly released dash-cam footage shows cops chasing the 20-ton dozer on foot before leaping onto it, grabbing the culprit and chucking him to the ground.
Drew Schwartz
9.20.17
fake news

Can Librarians Save Us from Fake News?

Libraries and colleges across the US are trying to educate people into being better, more discerning consumers of news.
Arielle Dollinger
3.21.17
50 states of art

From Brunch to Bike Jousting, This Chicago Gallery Does Whatever it Takes to Sell Art | #50StatesofArt

Opened by two art school grads, TCC Chicago is a gallery and art store focused on up-and-coming creators.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.23.17
50 states of art

Why Is This Tiny Illinois Town Obsessed with Superman? | #50StatesofArt

Metropolis, IL leans into its real-life heritage as The Man of Steel's fictional hometown.
Sean Neumann
2.23.17
50 states of art

Chicago’s 2nd Floor Rear Festival Celebrates DIY Art Spaces of All Kinds | #50StatesofArt

The annual art festival brings the crowd out to experimental venues, indoors and outdoors.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
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
50 states of art

Why an LA Artist Turned an Abandoned Taco Bell into a Midwestern Art Exhibit | #50StatesofArt

Think mas.
Sean N
2.23.17
Stuff

Hairstylists in America Now Have to Get Trained in Domestic Violence Prevention

Not all of them think it's a good idea.
Sean Neumann
1.18.17
Vice Blog

Was an Innocent Man Sent to Prison for Killing a Cop 46 Years Ago?

Cleve Heidelberg says his only mistake on a fateful night in 1970 was lending his car to a cop killer. Forty-six years later, he's still in prison.
Charlotte Silver
8.17.16
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