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Culture

We Asked the Actor from Eminem's 'Stan' Video Who He Stans

Turns out the Canadian actor really, really likes Eminem’s latest record.
Sarah Berman
2 days ago
porn

You Can Make £70,000 by Reporting Porn to the Police in China

The government recently doubled the bounty for pornbusters who snitch on people publishing illicit content.
Gavin Butler
12.10.18
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The Right-Wing Media Can't Quit Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

I spent 24 hours reading every attack on the lefty congresswoman I could find.
Eve Peyser
12.10.18
Instagram

Instagram's New 'Close Friends' Feature Could Be the End of Thirst Traps

A VICE writers round table on: If we're only sharing Instagram stories with our mates, how are we going to get laid?
Hannah Ewens
Lauren O'Neill
Joel Golby
Daisy Jones
Emma Garland
12.7.18
Memes

We Asked the Meme Illuminati If They Can Force a Meme to Happen

Why was the surgery on a grape meme so popular, but that one about beavers loving logs so short-lived?
Niloufar Haidari
12.4.18
Dating

I Tried Facebook’s New Dating App and it Was Exhausting

Mark Zuckerberg has some odd ideas about dating in 2018.
Ebony-Renee Baker
11.28.18
Unfollow Me

Should You Tell Your Ex's New Partner They're Dating an Abuser?

Social media makes it easier than ever to keep tabs on an abusive ex, but is it ever a good idea to warn their new partner about them?
Kate Lloyd
11.26.18
Internet

A Rhetoric Professor Explains How to Win an Online Argument

"I wouldn't verbally abuse them because an insult pulls you down into a state of weakness."
Vincenzo Ligresti
11.26.18
RACISM

'N*****fishing' Is the New Form of Blackface

The word describes white women who change their appearance to look black or racially ambiguous. We spoke to someone accused of this, and to the women calling her out.
Janae Price
11.21.18
BFI London Film Festival 2018

Filming 'Assassination Nation' Opened Hari Nef's Eyes

We spoke to the actress ahead of the release of the teen revenge movie.
Sophie Wilkinson
11.19.18
Social Media

A Guide to Being Less Embarrassing On Instagram, for Straight Men

An explainer from a straight man who knows what he's talking about.
Sam Diss
11.7.18
Views My Own

Diehard Trump Stan Jacob Wohl Is the Most Brain-Poisoned Boy Online

The man behind the weird plot to accuse Robert Mueller of sexual misconduct is so much more than an incompetent political operative.
K.T. Nelson
11.3.18
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