People Sum Up the Worst Gifts They've Ever Received in Six Words

"A used copy of 'People' magazine."


The Freaky, Fabulous Story of Marlena's, San Francisco's Santa-Studded Drag Bar

Marlena’s may be gone, but everyone has a story to tell about the most Christmassy drag bar—or draggiest Christmas bar—there ever was.


10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Santa

"Children still respect Santa, drunks don’t."


The Netherlands Just Had Its Annual Christmas Blackface Fight

As part of the country's Sinterklaas celebrations, people dress up as Zwarte Piet by wearing blackface.


This Author Is Under Attack for Making Santa Black and Gay

'Santa's Husband' twists the evolving tradition of who and what Santa Claus represents. Its creator tells us what he's learned from the furor that's followed.


Photographs of the Darker Side of Christmas

Images of gingerbread nightmares, nutcracker rampages and fruitcake gluttony.


The Definitive Ranking of my Mother’s Animatronic Dancing Santas

There can be only one Number One Best Dancing Santa.


The VICE UK Podcast: Christmas Special

We go to the pub and talk about childhood bedroom shagging and drunk parents - plus Oobah tells kids Santa isn't real.


Christmas 2016 Deserves This Uncomfortable Hairless Dancing CGI Santa | Insta of the Week

You don't want this guy coming down your chimney. Too bad.


How Old Were You When You Found Out the Horrible Truth About Santa?

You know? That awful, awful thing?


Gucci Mane Gave Out Gifts at NYC’s SantaCon, Just Like the Real Santa But Better

The East Atlanta Santa appeared to spread glad tidings at the annual event.


What It's Actually Like to be a Shopping Centre Santa

"Obviously you've gotta love kids and everything. But it was a routine thing that kids would throw up on you and pee on you."