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The Japanese Love Industry

In these difficult times, many Japanese are putting marriage and families on the back burner and seeking recreational love and affection as a cheap escape. We sent Ryan Duffy to investigate Tokyo's cuddle cafes and Yakuza-sponsored prostitution.
Ryan Duffy
12.25.13
FRINGES

Portrait of a Russian Oligarch

After the collapse of Communism in Russia, as state assets were divvied up and privatized, a few individuals stepped in to take the reins of this entrepreneurial experiment. Rewarded with massive fortunes and fame, they came to be known as "the...
Ryan Duffy
7.8.13
VICE on HBO Extended

Strolling the Thames in China

VICE correspondent Ryan Duffy takes a stroll with some tour guides through Thames Town in Songjiang, China. The British-style town is part of the "One City, Nine Towns" plan that China has established for the outskirts of Shanghai.
Ryan Duffy
5.10.13
News

Stories from the Making of Our HBO Show

Our HBO show that you've probably heard about by now premieres tonight at 11 PM. We're thrilled, you're thrilled, everyone on the planet is thrilled about this. To get you even more excited, one of the show's hosts, Ryan Duffy, put together this...
Ryan Duffy
4.5.13
VICE News

Venezuelan Body Count

We met up with El Preito, rapper king of Venezuela, to talk about what it's like growing up in one of Caracas's most dangerous slums.
Ryan Duffy
10.3.12
VICE News

Venezuelan Body Count

Chasing bodies on the Caracas crime beat with a reporter from 'El Universal.'
Ryan Duffy
10.3.12
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Only the Dead Fight Fair

Your new go-to source for a glimpse at the future of war.
Ryan Duffy
5.14.12
VICE Today

Meet a Sex Writer and Stalk the Paparazzi

Come along with us as we give the paparazzi a taste of their own terrible medicine. Then we learn why Rachel Rabbit White thinks sex is so great that she spends so much of her time writing about it (and occasionally having it).
Ryan Duffy
5.4.12
VICE Today

Drake, Secret Victoria's Secret Parties, and Yoga Advice

Drake has two new videos, "HYFR" and "Take Care," and Hanson wants to give you his thoughts on them. Brett Ratner hangs out and tells us his wildest party story, which involces Victoria's Secret models, Charlie Sheen, and Orlando Bloom.
Ryan Duffy
4.30.12
VICE Today

Learn Manners, History, and the Secrets of Auto-Tune the News

Find out how the Gregory Brothers and Auto-Tune the News became such a success, learn how to be a gentlemen from a bearded blowhard, and see how much New Yorkers really know about Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ryan Duffy
4.26.12
VICE Today

Drake, Funny Videos, and Summer Love

Find out what Drake's been up to lately, watch the funniest videos on the internet, and learn the secrets of summer love.
Ryan Duffy
4.23.12
The Psychedelic Booby Trap Issue

For My Dead Homies

We approach the Cementerio General del Sur in Caracas in the back of a cab with darkly tinted windows. Fourteen thousand people were murdered in Venezuela in 2010, and Caracas is widely regarded as one of the most violent cities in the world. The...
Ryan Duffy
5.1.11
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