Michael Kalenderian

Complexify

Stockpiling: There’s More to It Than Hoarding Toilet Paper

In this episode of “Complexify,” we look at stockpiling — or hoarding, if you prefer to call it that — and why it’s not so straightforward.
Michael Kalenderian
Oliver Noble
6.25.20
Vice News Tonight

There Is No Coronavirus Cure But Plenty of Unproven Remedies Keep Popping Up

This influx of so-called cures isn’t a phenomenon that’s unique to the current pandemic.
Michael Kalenderian
6.12.20
Black Lives Matter

Brands Are Bravely Taking a Stand Against Racism: By Posting Online

Brands have bravely taken to social media to declare that racism is bad.
Michael Kalenderian
Nicholas Fraccaro
6.7.20
Vice News Tonight

Here Are the Companies Getting Rich From the Coronavirus Pandemic

Scott Disick, of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” fame, pushed out a line of T-shirts and hoodies emblazoned with the timely message “Wash Your Hands.”
Michael Kalenderian
5.6.20
Vice News Tonight

No, Drinking Warm Water Won't Stop You From Getting Coronavirus

We look at the claims swirling around online about harnessing what is supposedly the natural enemy of the virus: water.​
Michael Kalenderian
4.28.20
Vice News Tonight

The World Bank Sold Bonds to Help Poor Countries Contain Pandemics. But They’ve Never Been Paid Out.

The fine print on the pandemic bonds says there's a 12-week waiting period, and by then the $196 million may be too little, too late.
Mark Betancourt
Michael Kalenderian
4.8.20
the CDC

Trump's CDC Director Has a History with the HIV Epidemic — and It's Not Great

We'll be seeing a lot more of Robert Redfield as the coronavirus epidemic spreads.
Michael Kalenderian
3.12.20
impeachment

A Staged Reading of Trump’s Phone Call With Ukraine President Zelensky

Trump says the call was “perfect.”​ We’ll let you decide for yourself how it went.
Valerie Kipnis
Michael Kalenderian
Dan Ming
9.25.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Trump Spent His Social Media Summit Complaining People Aren't Retweeting Him Anymore

Think you deserve more Twitter followers? You probably loved the White House Social Media Summit
Michael Kalenderian
7.13.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The U.S. Army Is Painting Trump’s Border Wall. We Went to Find Out What Color.

President Trump promised a big, beautiful wall. American troops are spending their summer painting it.
Michael Kalenderian
Ani Ucar
6.13.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Here’s that Gillette ad, as apparently seen by all the men who hated it

To understand the outrage from Gillette’s ad, you have to watch the version they apparently saw instead.
Michael Kalenderian
1.17.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

2018 was all about "the line" — and everyone who crossed it

Looking back at all those lines people managed to cross this year
Michael Kalenderian
12.31.18
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