Matt Shea

Stuff

Badminton and 'Lobster Dinners': What Prison Life Is Like When You're Filthy Rich

Infamous upper-class fraudster "Fast Eddie" Davenport recounts tales of his time in a UK prison.
Matt Shea
12.17.15
ICEMAN

The Man Who Uses Meditation to Conquer Extreme Cold

Wim Hof has used the power of his mind to stay submerged in ice for hours and run a marathon in the desert with no water.
Matt Shea
Daisy-May Hudson
7.16.15
Festivals 2015

We Sent an American to His First Ever Glastonbury to See if It Shits on Coachella

He met Jesus, rejected drugs, and won a table climbing competition, whatever the hell that is.
Matt Shea
6.30.15
LOVE INDUSTRIES

The South Korean Love Industry

Exploring Seoul's sex motels and a penis park in South Korea's most romantic honeymoon spot.
Matt Shea
2.5.15
First Dates

"No but seriously, what's a donkey punch?" - We Went on a First Date with MNEK

"I don’t mean to be sexual. Just let me be me man! Get off my dick man!" - MNEK serves it to Noisey straight
Matt Shea
7.7.14
Features

A First Date With... Jhené Aiko

Dates are awkward enough without an audience of PR goons and personal stylists but I still gave her my phone number.
Matt Shea
1.29.14
NSFW

Why Does This Stupid Collection of Boobs and Graffiti Exist?

I genuinely don't understand.
Matt Shea
1.15.14
Stuff

The Cult Who Kidnaps Christians and Is at War with the Chinese Government

The cult's core belief is that Jesus Christ has been reincarnated as a middle-aged Chinese woman called Lightning Deng who now lives in Chinatown in New York. The cult operates by infiltrating China’s underground churches and integrating themselves...
Matt Shea
7.31.13
Stuff

Uncovering the "Truth" Among the Conspiracy Theorists at the 2013 Bilderberg Fringe Festival

The folks who think that the annual meeting of powerful people known as the Bilderberg Group have gotten so used to protesting against conspiracies that they've started an official event: the Bilderberg Fringe Festival. I wandered around to ask...
Matt Shea
6.12.13
News

Turkey's Weekend of Street War, Jubilation, and Bulldozer Joyrides

Social unrest has gripped the country, from Istanbul to Ankara. VICE currently has a number of reporters and filmmakers in Turkey. We called one of them on Sunday to make sure they hadn't suffocated in tear gas plumes and to get their perspective on...
Matt Shea
6.3.13
News

Teens Are Being Trapped in Abusive 'Drug Rehab Centers'

The methods used at these facilities are arguably traceable to an anti-drug cult in the 60s called the Church of Synanon. Their method was to abduct addicts and then “rehabilitate” them through beatings and humiliation. Former patients have been airing...
Matt Shea
5.22.13
Stuff

Porn Sites Are Paying to Remove Tattoos of Their Logos from Hostgator's Face

Hostgator Dotcom emailed me the good news so I thought I'd call him up to congratulate him. It turns out he's doing great and his kids aren't starving, but he also has some worrying new plans to make money that involve his ding-a-ling and his future...
Matt Shea
5.8.13
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