Opheli Garcia Lawler

climate change

If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help

People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
7.3.19
crime

When Recalling the Trauma of Sexual Violence Is Your Best Shot at a Visa

America's U Visa offers hope to survivors of awful crimes, even under Donald Trump. But applying can be its own kind of nightmare.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
5.9.18
Fashion

I Dressed Like Keanu Reeves for a Week and Became a Living Meme

What is it like to live as a man who puts minimal effort into his outward appearance because his value is not inherently tied to his presentation?
Opheli Garcia Lawler
5.8.18
Memes

The Star of the 'American Chopper' Meme Didn't Know What a Meme Was

Paul Teutul Sr. is "not real savvy with much on a telephone," he told me.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
4.12.18
tv

'Floribama Shore' Is Realer Than You Might Think

I should know—I'm from Panama City Beach.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
3.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

College Kid Flushed Support Hamster Down Toilet After Airline Wouldn't Let It Fly

"I didn’t have any other options," she said.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
2.8.18
Streetwear

We Asked Hypebeasts Standing Outside Supreme for Financial Advice

If they can turn $40 T-shirts into a stack, why can't I?
Opheli Garcia Lawler
10.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Very Bad Substitute Teacher Fired for Teaching Kids How to Heil Hitler

The superintendent at the extremely white school in Vermont is very sorry for the ex-employee's behavior.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
9.22.17