NEW MEXICO

The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Clerk Called the Cops on a Kid Buying Candy for Being 'Black' and 'Arrogant'

"The first thing that popped in my mind absolutely was just discrimination."
Drew Schwartz
8.10.18
Noisey

Someone Please Buy Elvis Presley's Battered Old Private Jet

One of Presley's three private planes—a 1962 Lockheed Jetstar 1329—is up at an online auction. It's faded and broken, but at least it's not too creepy.
Alex Robert Ross
6.20.18
immigration

The Trump Administration Is Waiving 25 Laws to Build a New Bit of 'Wall'

To expand some fencing in New Mexico, the government will need to brush aside a bunch of environmental and land use regulations.
Meredith Hoffman
1.28.18
BREAKING BAD

Owners of the 'Breaking Bad' House Are Done with Your Pizza-Tossing Bullshit

They're building a six-foot, wrought-iron fence around the property to keep tourists from blowing up their spot.
Drew Schwartz
10.12.17
NEW MEXICO

Man Slaps Victim and Steals Green Chile Burger in Strange New Mexico Robbery

New Mexico is all about green chile cheeseburgers. Keep that in mind if you’re ever—EVER—thinking about stealing one.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.21.17
crime

Cops Accuse Christian Commune of Smuggling and Raping Children

The Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps is known for its eccentric, militaristic brand of religion. This week, cops accused key leaders of horrific acts, including some that resulted in a child's death.
Josiah Hesse
8.23.17
Motherboard Homepage

The Totally Normal Town Where Everyone Worked on Weapons of Mass Destruction

A 1954 report from the birthplace of the atomic bomb wants you to know that everything is totally “normal” in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.12.17
Performance Art

Unsettling Anime Masks Exorcise This Artist's Insecurities

Valery Jung Estabrook made a series of emoji-like masks to escape the roles society asks her to play.
Beckett Mufson
3.9.17
Art

Meet the George R.R. Martin-Endorsed New Mexico Collective Saving America's DIY Venues | #50StatesofArt

Santa Fe's Meow Wolf parlays its wildly popular immersive art into activism.
Beckett Mufson
1.21.17
Art

Inside New Mexico's Body Shop-Turned-Art Gallery | #50StatesofArt

Small Engine Gallery in Albuquerque shines a light on local artists.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.21.17
Art

Essay: New Mexico Is a Haven for Indigenous and Xicano Artists | #50StatesofArt

Kade L. Twist shares his experience as an artist living and working in Santa Fe.
Kade L. Twist
1.21.17
Stuff

Superheroes Battle Old Stereotypes at the First-Ever Native American Comic Con

The recent event represents the growth of the subcultural vanguard of indigenous-created media that's slowly working its way into the comic industry.
Samuel Gilbert
11.27.16
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