James Yeh

Books

After Capturing the Beauty of Being Alive, Denis Johnson Has Died

With his gritty, poetic writing about drugs, violence, and survival, the author of 'Jesus' Son' saved us all.
James Yeh
5.26.17
tv

'Master of None's' Alan Yang Isn't Laughing at Your Dumb Asian Joke

But he's making his immigrant parents proud.
James Yeh
5.12.17
News

What Asian Americans Saw in the United Video

For Asian Americans like myself, David Dao is more than just a "passenger" or "doctor"—he's one of us.
James Yeh
4.13.17
Books

'Exit West' Is a Beautiful Novel About the 'Migration Apocalypse'

We spoke to Mohsin Hamid about his stunning new novel about love, refugees, and magic doors.
James Yeh
3.24.17
Books

George Saunders Thinks Empathy Can Still Save Us

The celebrated author is "doubling down" on art and empathy with his brilliant debut novel, 'Lincoln in the Bardo.'
James Yeh
2.14.17
immigration

Eddie Huang on Why Immigrants Need to Charge Customers 'Full Fucking Price'

The outspoken host of 'Huang's World' talks immigration and American whiteness, "the lie that has propelled Trump to the White House."
James Yeh
1.12.17
Interviews

Hari Kondabolu Is the Perfect Comedian for Trump’s America

We met up with the outspoken political comedian, whose current red-state tour is at the nexus of laughter, anxiety, and Trump jokes.
James Yeh
11.25.16
Stuff

Marina Abramović Still Doesn’t Give a Fuck

Nearing 70, the artist who built a career off of subversive performance is still pushing boundaries, causing controversies, and influencing the youth.
James Yeh
11.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hillary Clinton Confusingly Accused of Satanism Thanks to Marina Abramović Email

"I have never met John Podesta," Marina Abramović​ told VICE and the Creators Project. "I am astonished and appalled that references to my work are being misrepresented in this way to use for political capital."
James Yeh
11.4.16
Film

Werner Herzog Really, Really Likes Volcanoes

We caught up with the legendary filmmaker to talk about 'Into the Inferno,' his gorgeous new documentary about volcanoes, poetry, and North Korea.
James Yeh
10.27.16
Stuff

'High Maintenance' Is the Voice of a Stoned Generation

We met the creators of HBO's brilliant new show about a friendly neighborhood weed-slinger and his city full of hilarious and very human clients.
James Yeh
9.15.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Werner Herzog Thinks 'Pokémon Go' Is Unnecessary and Perplexing

"Do they bite each other's hands? Do they punch each other?"
James Yeh
7.29.16
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