Only Rich Idiots Eat Lobster Outside of Maine
In Maine, lobster is a way of life. We learn about it in school, friend’s parents are lobstermen, and lobsters were even on goddamn license plates for a few years.
Happy 69th Birthday Agafia Lykov, from Your Friends at VICE
Agafia Lykov, our favorite Siberian hermit, turned 69 today. Born on the Erinat River in Siberia in 1944, Agafia has lived all of her years in the Siberian taiga, roughly 160 miles from the nearest sign of other humans.
The Grievous Sins Issue
Meet the Last Lykov
When I asked 70-year-old Agafia, the sole surviving member of the Lykov clan, if she wished that the geologists who discovered her family in the isolated wilderness of Siberia’s taiga forest had never found them, she shook her head. “I don’t know if we...
The Fashion Issue 2013
The Great Lost Expedition Brand
In 1903, during an Arctic mineral-hunting expedition, an geologist by the name of Ben Willis discovered that most clothing doesn’t hold up in 100 mph winds and -60 °F temperatures. Ben returned to New York and started designing garments that could...
the holy trinity issue
The Loneliest Cowboy in the World
Faustino Barrientos has spent most of his 81 years in isolation. He works as a gaucho—the horse-riding shepherds of the harsh southern swath known as Patagonia.
VICE Guide to the Apocalypse
Let's face it, the apocalypse sounds pretty fucking cool. That's why every generation has an Omega complex. Last-man-standing just seems like a good time. From Revelations to The Stand, there's been many different scenarios about how the Shit...
ARCTIC REMAINDERS - ANWR CAVIAR