Harmon Leon

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Expected 'Something in Return' from Women in Bizarre 70s TV Skit

The disgraced (and now convicted) comedian peppered his work throughout the years with bits that hinted at sexual predation.
Harmon Leon
4.27.18
true crime

Haunted Photos of Famous New York Crime Scenes Then and Now

A mob boss could have been dismembered at your local Starbucks.
Harmon Leon
4.26.18
Stuff

Inside the $400,000 Auction for the Chelsea Hotel's Famous Doors

For $100,000, someone bought the door to the room where Bob Dylan wrote 'Blonde on Blonde.'
Harmon Leon
4.16.18
travel-world

How Cuban Stand-Up Comics Spin Censorship and Poverty into Jokes

In Cuba, comedy provides a family-friendly refuge from an everyday life, and an opportunity to inch up to the line of what no one can say out loud.
Harmon Leon
2.15.17
Stuff

How the Media, the White House, and Everyone Else Failed AIDS Victims in the 80s

The press didn't cover AIDS aggressively enough, the Reagan administration didn't respond quickly to the crisis—and ordinary people laughed at the victims.
Harmon Leon
12.1.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Writers Who Make Presidents Funny

Behind every famous politician is a comedy writer or two in charge of making sure that he or she has a sense of humor.
Harmon Leon
11.6.16
Stuff

What Trump's Unhinged Fundraising Emails Say About His Campaign

His messages started out optimistic, but went outright apocalyptic as the campaign wore on.
Harmon Leon
11.1.16
Stuff

Inside the Luxury Fat Camp for America's Wealthy Dogs

The Morris Animal Inn includes a heated indoor pool, a gym equipped with canine treadmills, and chef-prepared treats.
Harmon Leon
5.17.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

These Brothers Love Trump So Much They Formed a Rock Band

The band's first single "Trump for America," is a collage of patriotic clichés, including a sample of children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Harmon Leon
4.12.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

We Asked People Why They Got Tattoos of Donald Trump

We spoke to people at Clay Dragon Tattoo Studio, where you can get a Donald Trump tattoo for free, about why they would put the presidential candidate on their body.
Harmon Leon
2.12.16
Stuff

The Founder of SantaCon Explains Why SantaCon Sucks

What started as a protest against holiday consumerism has turned into a shitshow in a Santa suit.
Harmon Leon
12.14.15
News

Visiting an Anti-Muslim Hate Group at the Peak of America's Islamophobia

ACT for America aims to promote national security and defeat terrorism—two goals which are, in the group's view, intrinsically threatened by the Islamic faith.
Harmon Leon
12.8.15
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