Royce Akers

Editor's Letter

You can learn a lot about a country by looking at the places it locks people up.
Royce Akers
9.6.15
Travel

I Spent Two Days Inside an Immersive Performance Art Piece in the Tasmanian Mountains

This weekend getaway featured a two-headed goose, a guy dressed up as a sexy goat, and some light chanting.
Royce Akers
6.24.15
Gaming

Some Guy Made a Game Called 'Muhammad Sex Simulator 2015'

It features the religious icon having sex with a variety of people and animals—but its creator claims it's not intended to be an attack on anyone's faith.
Royce Akers
2.9.15
vice meets

Julian Assange Talks to VICE About Bradley Manning and Political Payback

VICE was invited to the Ecuadorian embassy in London for a rare in-person interview with Julian Assange.
Royce Akers
8.1.13
VICE News

Julian Assange Talks to VICE About Bradley Manning and Political Payback - Trailer

VICE was invited to the Ecuadorian embassy in London for a rare in-person interview with Julian Assange. Our visit coincided with the...
Royce Akers
7.31.13
Stuff

Yesterday Was Obvious Day

The House of Representatives passed legislation yesterday recognising Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders as Australia’s first inhabitants. Great work everyone. It only took 200 years to figure it out. One thing that may have given it away is that...
Royce Akers
2.13.13
News

John Safran Sets us Straight on Australia's Super Sabbath Election Clash

Last week Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced September 14 as the date for this year's federal election. Turns out, this is also the date of Yom Kippur, one of Judaism's holiest days. What does it all mean? According to John Safran: bubkis.
Royce Akers
2.6.13
Music

VICE Premiere: Montero's "Xenides" Video

This goes out to the late, long-time letter-spinner of Australia's Wheel of Fortune.
Royce Akers
2.4.13
The Hopelessness Issue

What’s It Like Pulling Refugees Out of Australian Waters?

Australia has to deal with thousands of illegal immigrants sneaking through its borders each year. We spoke to a patrol-boat sailor to find out what it’s really like out there on the wild sea.
Royce Akers
1.3.13
Music

Rob Moose from yMusic Seems Friendly and Smart Like You'd Expect

And you can see this for yourself at Sydney Festival 2013
Royce Akers
11.21.12
Stuff

Tim & Eric Tours are Dudes Only

If you're dead or have zero sense of humour, you may not know or care that Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim are bringing their Awesome Show to Australia this week (and to "Zealand" a little later on).
Royce Akers
9.21.12
Music

VICE Presents: Bass Drum Of Death

We caught up with John Barratt ahead of our Sydney and Melbourne parties next month.
Royce Akers
3.21.12
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