VICE Long Reads

VICE Long Reads

A Journey Into the Radical Art of Brain Injury Survivors

A small and thriving community of artists in London are re-kindling age old questions about why we create.
Joe Zadeh
2.28.19
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The Problematic Relationships Between Some YouTubers and Their Fans

When fan-performer relationships routinely become inappropriate, how do we dredge through the filth to find a solution?
Hannah Ewens
11.21.18
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Inside the Lucrative World of Female Muscle Worship, Where Men Pay to Touch

Male "schmoes" provide a livelihood for the muscular women they worship: goddesses who are now too big to compete in most bodybuilding championships.
Lucas Oakeley
8.8.18
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The Wild Life of Suze Randall, Playboy's Legendary Photographer

A rare insight into the secret world of the 72-year-old pornographer from London who charmed her way to the top.
Hannah Ewens
6.5.18
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The Secret Challenges of Representing the UK at Eurovision

Inside the run-up to this year's competition, with British contestant SuRie.
Michael Segalov
5.14.18
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The Man Who Lives Inside His Dreams

When the most important people in his life all died in quick succession, Stephen Wright channeled his bereavement into turning his semi-detached house into a work of art.
Joe Zadeh
5.9.18
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I Went to the Karaoke World Championships as Soon as I Found Out It Was a Thing

The only time you’ll find people from around the globe coming together to wave flags at someone thrusting to "Pretty Fly For a White Guy".
Hannah Ewens
11.27.17
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A Fateful Hunt for a Buried Stash of the Greatest LSD Ever Made

In the 1970s, a quiet pocket of rural Wales became the psychedelic hub of the world. We went back in search of the chemists, dealers and thousands of hidden blotters.
Joe Zadeh
10.3.17
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Does Anyone Care That Camden Is Dying?

The grotty alternative capital of London is being Shoreditchified, but it's not like anything good has happened there for decades.
Hannah Ewens
1.17.17
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Exploring the Mental Health Crisis in Britain's Prisons

The police, the probation service and the NHS are all feeling the strain of dealing with offenders with mental health problems – and in many cases failing.
Mark Wilding
1.15.17
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What It's Like to Be Hit By a Car and Forget Who You Are

When John Doran was hit by a car recently, his crash helmet shattered, he was knocked spark out and he ended up with a concussion so severe that he temporarily forgot who he was.
John Doran
12.7.16
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No Tears Left to Cry: Being Deported Is a Distressing Nightmare

Hear the voices of the British people who were recently deported to Jamaica on a charter flight.
Luke de Noronha
12.1.16
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