Billie Brownstein

VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Small Appalachian Town Flooded. But the Real Trouble Started When Disaster Aid Arrived.

Four city officials, including two mayors and the former police chief, have faced criminal charges for fraud and embezzlement.
Joshua Hersh
Billie Brownstein
8.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Trump's Trade War Has One Big Winner: Food Banks

Is Trump accidentally feeding poor people as a result of his tariff tactics?
Billie Brownstein
6.20.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

California's Democratic Party Is in Chaos

This year’s party chair election was particularly loaded — and heated.
Billie Brownstein
6.5.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the Top Gun Pilot Who Chased a UFO in an F/A-18F Super Hornet

A former Navy aviator had no intention of becoming a UFO celebrity.
Billie Brownstein
6.5.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Woman's House Was About To Be Bulldozed for a Foxconn Factory. Here's How That Went.

Everyone in the village of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, gave in — except Kim Mahoney.
Valerie Kipnis
Billie Brownstein
5.21.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

More dolphins are washing up dead on France's shores. Fishermen are getting the blame.

Citing a ticking clock, environmental activists have taken matters into their own hands.
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
Billie Brownstein
5.1.19
Interviews

ContraPoints Is the Opposite of the Internet

By combining humor, drag, and philosophy, YouTuber Natalie Wynn is cutting through today's culture wars with clarity and logic.
Jake Hall
Billie Brownstein
4.9.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This California town is a mecca for retired sumo wrestlers

Long Beach has been host to the longest-running and biggest annual sumo tournament outside Japan. And it’s only getting bigger.
Dexter Thomas
Billie Brownstein
4.5.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Steve Bannon is helping raise millions to get the border wall built — out of hemp

He's backing a private project that has raised an astonishing $22 million from small donors, in just over a month.
Jackie Jesko
Billie Brownstein
2.12.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The opioid epidemic has a "silver lining" that's saving lives

A record-high uptick in organs available for donation could be the one good thing to come out of the crisis.
Billie Brownstein
1.18.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Kentucky jailer couldn't find an e-cig that was safe enough for his jail. So he invented one.

This is what happens when prisoners started vaping.
Josh Hersh
Billie Brownstein
11.27.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

A rare piece of Apple history just fetched $300,000 at auction

That's a relative steal for a coveted piece of computer history that helped launch a trillion-dollar company.
Billie Brownstein
10.2.18
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