Tom Usher

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VICE Intern 2 VICE Intern: Chicken Shop Date's Amelia Talks to the Guy She Used to Desk-Share with

Amelia used to intern here, as did Tom. So we got them together for a chat.
Tom Usher
3.15.19
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I Met Vinny Paz, the Boxing World Champion Who Broke His Neck but Kept on Fighting

You ever broken your neck? It really, really hurts. You ever boxed? It really, really hurts. This guy did both, within 13 months of each other and won the world championships times.
Tom Usher
12.2.16
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Photos of a London You Rarely See

We spoke to one member of artist collective The Lurkers about their new book, made up of photos they've taken while graffitiing the walls of a gentrifying city.
Tom Usher
12.1.16
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I Dressed Up as Santa at a Festive Rave in Search of the Meaning of Christmas

The John Lewis ad is out, Nando's and Pret's festive menus are ready – but can a bunch of strangers teach me what it's all really about?
Tom Usher
11.12.16
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'British Values' Is a New Way of Dealing with British Racism

Kieran Yates' zine has stories like "Snog, Marry, Deport", and has featured contributors from Rude Kid to Riz Ahmed.
Tom Usher
11.1.16
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We Called Coke Dealers to Ask If They're Worried That Red Bull and Vodka 'Has the Same Effect as Cocaine'

Is it going to dent their business now everybody knows they can just down a couple of raging bulls rather than spending £80 on shitty gear?
Tom Usher
10.26.16
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I Changed My Tinder Song Every Day to See Which Genre Gets You the Most Matches

Would a classic r'n'b fuck jam be more enticing than some antisocial grindcore? Or would more people want to date me because I publicly admitted to enjoying the music of Ray Lamontagne?
Tom Usher
10.7.16
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I Went on a Wetherspoons Holiday and Got Really, Really Drunk

Can the pub chain's hotels save the British tourism industry? I spent a weekend trying to find out.
Tom Usher
9.27.16
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Men Tell Us Why They Cheated

Last week we asked women what made them cheat, so in the interest of gender equality and whatnot, this week we asked some guys.
Tom Usher
9.22.16
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How 'Akira' Has Influenced All Your Favourite TV, Film and Music

The iconic manga film is getting its third UK release in cinemas today – here's why you should go and watch it.
Tom Usher
9.21.16
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I Spent All Night Riding Around London in an Uber Pool

Would anyone speak to me? Is there any truth at all that it's the "new Tinder"? How many drunk people would come on to me?
Tom Usher
8.26.16
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Nazi Flags and Brexit Fans: I Went to a Massive Festival for People Obsessed with War

The War and Peace Show felt quite sweet and highly problematic all at the same time.
Words: Tom Usher, Photos: Alexander McBride Wilson
7.28.16
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