Butt Mitzvah: What it Is to Be Young, Gay and Jewish
I'm gay and I'm Jewish, but rarely do I think about the intersection between these two big parts of my identity.
The True Story of the Notorious Trick-Or-Treat Murderer
Every Halloween there are stories of children being given tainted sweets – chocolate containing razor blades or broken glass. But only once has a child actually been killed by poisoned candy.
How People Smuggled Drugs Into This Summer's Music Festivals
From the ingenious to the rudimentary
I Have a Drink Almost Every Day – Am I a Problem Drinker?
I thought having a couple of beers or half a bottle of wine every evening wasn't too much of an issue – my friends all do the same. But when I read young people are drinking less and less, I couldn't help but question my relationship with alcohol.
Why You Get 'Brain Zaps' After Taking MDMA, and How You Can Stop Them
Ever got back from a festival and felt like someone was firing little jolts of electricity into your brain stem? They're called "brain zaps" and they're fucking horrible.
What You Learn When You Ask Queens Why They Do Drag
For over a decade British photographer Magnus Hastings has been shooting the some of the biggest drag queens and asking them one question: Why drag?
Magnus Hastings; Words: Michael Segalov
We Went On the Last Ever Delivery Run with Some of London's Legal High Salesmen
From today, legal highs are no longer legal. We spent the night with some salesmen and users to get their take on what comes next.
How Calling for David Cameron's Resignation Distracts Us All
Let's not forget what the national demonstration is actually about: how austerity erodes housing, health, education and jobs.
VICE Long Reads
What It's Like to Be Trafficked into the UK and Forced Into Modern Slavery
"K", a Hungarian man in his mid-thirties, was taken to the UK and forced into slavery, before escaping and going undercover to help others do the same.
The Young Jews Shunning Israel and Building Radical New Communities
Young Jews who once saw Israel as their birthright are now shunning the state and finding community elsewhere.
Legal Highs, Pissed Pants and Punch-Ups: a Night with Britain's Clubland Paramedics
I spent an evening with the paramedics whose job it is to deal with bleeding, angry, pissed people on a Saturday night out.
I Worked Undercover at Amazon to See If Anything's Changed Since Those Damaging Exposés
A couple of years ago, both The Guardian and BBC published reports accusing Amazon of treating their staff like shit.
Michael Segalov, Illustrations: Ella Strickland de So