Meredith Balkus

Associate Managing Editor, Digital

meredith.balkus@vice.com
Film

Jeff Goldblum Talks About Doing Drugs as a Teen and, Uhhh, Lobotomies

We interviewed the internet’s favorite daddy about everything from his jazz career to his recent VICE Studios movie, ‘The Mountain’.
Meredith Balkus
7.29.19
tv

‘Parks and Recreation’ Is the America We Were Promised

Ten years after it premiered, the show offers a mental reprieve from our what-fresh-hell-awaits-us-each-morning reality.
Meredith Balkus
4.9.19
brazil

Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.
Marie Declercq
3.13.19
Oscars

America's New Kink Is Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

A Star Is Horn(y)!
Meredith Balkus
2.25.19
Photos

Photos of Young Venezuelans Protesting in Caracas

On February 12, protesters took to the streets of Caracas to demand that humanitarian aid trucks, which remain blocked at the border, be allowed to enter the country.
Iradj Abédi
2.14.19
New music

Blending Hip-Hop and Neo-Soul, Rimon Is the New Face of Dutch Music

The 21-year-old singer’s new single “Realize” is further proof that she’s headed for international stardom.
Wouter van Dijk
8.3.18
Premieres

Where's Quavo? Rapping About Diamonds in Berlin, Apparently

The Migos rapper makes an appearance on German trap artist Ufo361's new single "VVS."
Noisey Staff
7.24.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Please Enjoy This Absolute Shitshow of a DJ Set at Tomorrowland

Salvatore Ganacci’s performance found him twerking on stage and shouting into the microphone without even trying to transition between tracks.
Noisey Staff
7.23.18

Pussy Riot Member Sentenced After On-Field Protest at the World Cup Final

Veronica Nikulshina, the first member to face the court, was sentenced to 15 days of administrative arrest at a special prison and was banned from attending future sporting events.
Noisey en Español
7.16.18
in memoriam: anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Helped Me Find Inspiration in My Waitressing Job

He proved that writing and restaurant work—which I’d previously considered two separate spheres—didn’t have to be mutually exclusive.
Meredith Balkus
6.13.18
Munchies

A Swiss Supermarket Accidentally Baked Swastika-Shaped Bread

Apparently it was supposed to be a windmill.
Katinka Oppeck
6.12.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch a Whole-Ass Orchestra Cover Disclosure and Flume’s "You & Me"

This German orchestra's rendition almost tops the original.
Noisey Staff
5.31.18
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