monks

Photography

This Guy Spent a Week Inside Italian Catacombs Taking Photos of Corpses

More than 8,000 mummies line the walls of Sicily's ancient, eerie Capuchin Catacombs.
Miss Rosen
7.17.18
Religion

Ex-Clergy Explain How They Realised There Is No God

"I certainly do not hate the Church... I do, however, think that they are wasting a lot of time, effort and money on nonsense."
Annie Armstrong
4.19.17
Stuff

This Week's 'Game of Thrones' Showed the Downside of Forgiveness

When your whole thing is absolving people when they repent, it's hard to make your enemies go away for good.
David Perry
5.31.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Three Buddhist Monks Brawl in Front of a Temple

Cell phone footage captured three monks throwing wild haymakers at one another while a woman screamed.
VICE Staff
4.29.16
Stuff

The Peculiar Case of a Modern-Day Hermit

Does solitude destroy the human psyche, or does it allow us to see the world clearly?
Paul Willis
11.26.15
News

A Prison Sentence for a Facebook Image Shows How Restrictive Burma's Anti-Free-Speech Laws Have Become

New Zealander Philip Blackwood is going to spend two and a half years behind bars because he posted a photo of the Buddha wearing headphones.
Jack Callil
3.25.15
News

The "Burmese bin Laden" Swears He's a Good Guy

He claims he's just wildly misunderstood.
Danny Gold
1.27.14
Stuff

A Voyage into the World of Buckfast: the Drink That Gets You Fucked Fast

It's brewed by monks but it's turning Glasgow into a psychopath's playground.
John Beck
10.15.13
Stuff

Question of the Day - Why Do Buddhist Monks Shave Their Heads?

The Dalai Lama is coming to the UK for a ten-day tour. But why is he bald?
Monica Heisey
6.14.12
The Moral Compass Issue

Flame On!

If the world isn't watching, set yourself on fire.
Bruno Bayley
12.20.11
Film

Getting Away from the American Dream

"Somewhere to Disappear" is a film about hermit monks and kids hiding from Nazis in caves with guns.
Henry Langston
11.3.11