Pieter Colpaert

Literature

Why Roxane Gay Thinks 'Red at the Bone’ Is Just Like the Movie ‘Speed’

Roxane Gay’s book club is back for its second installment, with the new novel by Jacqueline Woodson.
Pieter Colpaert
9.17.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Welcome to Roxane Gay's Book Club

Gay hosts a lively conversation on Colson Whitehead’s "The Nickel Boys.”
Pieter Colpaert
7.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This App Lets You Give Money to Homeless People From Your Phone

The "Samaritan" app allows users to pay the homeless directly.
Pieter Colpaert
Roberto Ferdman
7.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Ken Burns Is Trying to Save This Liberal Arts College — Before it Dies

With a staggering $65,000 annual price tag, the market has been unfriendly to Hampshire College.
Pieter Colpaert
Lee Doyle
6.18.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Midwestern farmers are not about to let historic flooding put them under

At least 1 million acres of farmland flooded in nine different states. The damages are currently estimated to top $3 billion.
Pieter Colpaert
Jika Gonzalez
Agnes Walton
4.5.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This is how horribly teachers are paid in the U.S.

Teachers are still pissed about their pay in 2019.
Pieter Colpaert
1.30.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Prohibition set the model for today's culture wars

One hundred years ago, the U.S. experienced the first culture war of the 20th century: ratifying the 18th Amendment.
Pieter Colpaert
1.24.19

We went to Karl Marx’s 200th birthday party in New York City

VICE News attended a celebration of 200 years of Karl Marx featuring Marxist DJs, academic panels, and whatever Slavoj Zizek was thinking four minutes ago.
Pieter Colpaert
1.10.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Colin Quinn talked to NYC cab drivers about the industry’s suicide crisis

Eight drivers killed themselves in the last year alone.
Pieter Colpaert
11.29.18