Interviews

'3 in the Morning' Is Sam Jay's Introduction to the World

The comedian and 'Saturday Night Live' writer makes a bold entrance to the global stage in her first Netflix special.
Ashwin Rodrigues
8.4.20
Essays

Cooking on Zoom Helps My Family Cope With Grief

My aunt died in January. To honor her, my family is making her most popular recipes together, but virtually.
Ashwin Rodrigues
8.3.20
New music

Flo Milli's Classic SWV Sample and 13 Other Songs Hotter Than This July

July was a month of problematic music news and posthumous albums from Juice WRLD and Pop Smoke, but music prevailed anyway.
Kristin Corry
Leslie Horn
Josh Terry
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.31.20
Entertainment

Kyle Kinane Found Inspiration From a Police Scanner for His Latest Album

VICE spoke to Kinane about 'Trampoline in a Ditch,' Trader Joe's, and comedy album nomenclature.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.23.20
Entertainment

Comedians Are Taking Shows Outside

While bars and clubs are closed, 'Take It Outside Comedy' is providing outdoor and socially distanced standup shows.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.21.20
Entertainment

Hannibal Buress Roasts the Cop Who Arrested Him in 'Miami Nights'

The comedian reflects on his boozy run-in with law enforcement and why he quit drinking in this coincidentally timely (and free) comedy special on YouTube.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.16.20
Nervous Recs

Eat Hot Dogs

The cheap and mysterious tube of meat is an affordable indulgence during a time of uncertainty.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.13.20
Entertainment

The Aloha Shirt Is Bigger Than the Boogaloo Movement

We spoke to Aloha shirt manufacturers who feel caught off-guard by the right wing militia group co-opting their clothing.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.13.20
Entertainment

During a Pandemic, Comedian Nore Davis Will Settle for Zoom

The comedian spoke to VICE about how online standup scratches the itch to perform, what it's like to bomb virtually, and his optimism for the future.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.8.20
Entertainment

Black Comedians Speak Out Against the Race Problem at UCB and Second City

VICE spoke to Black comedians who've performed with Second City and UCB. They describe institutions that never truly embraced diversity, but some are hopeful that can change.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.8.20
comedy

Joe Rogan Still Hasn’t Addressed His Friend's Sexual Misconduct Allegations

While many comedians have condemned Chris D'Elia's allegedly predatory behavior, the most high-profile podcaster in the world has remained silent.
Ashwin Rodrigues
6.29.20
Entertainment

Embrace Quarantine Brain With Conner O'Malley's Vines

These erratic videos were more polarizing in Normal Times but now, their insanity truly resonates.
Ashwin Rodrigues
6.24.20
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