1984

VICE Sports

New NFL Rule: Players Must Stand for National Anthem

The NFL's new anthem rule will penalize teams if everyone on the field does not stand for the anthem, and allow Roger Goodell to discipline players any way he wants.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This '1984' Play Is So Intense It's Making People Puke and Faint

Good news for theatergoers who like plays but wish they barfed more!
River Donaghey
6.26.17
Show and Tell

Amazon Basically Made the Telescreen From '1984'

Alexa, show me the dystopia.
Carl Franzen
5.9.17
dystopia

[Exclusive] 5 Artists Reimagine '1984' for Modern Times

George Orwell's sci-fi classic is more popular than ever. Here's how artists relate to the book's increasingly relevant ideas:
Beckett Mufson
3.13.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump said to order construction of border wall and block immigrants from seven countries, two judges floated for Supreme Court gig, UN denounces Israeli settlement plans, and more.
VICE Staff
1.25.17
Noisey News

Your Headphones Can Be Used to Spy On You Now, Because Everything is Evil in 2016

Everything can be hacked and nothing is sacred.
Lauren O'Neill
11.23.16
Culture

How to Make a Play About Technology as Human as Possible

'Darknet' opens this week at London's Southwark Playhouse. Playwright Rose Lewenstein and director Russell Bender discuss their creative process.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
4.12.16
Film

GIF Six-Pack: '1984' and the Surveillance State

It's the 32nd birthday of the Mac commercial that championed tech as anti-dystopian. Oh, those good ol' days.
Beckett Mufson
1.22.16
Art

A Pot-Themed Art Show Heads to California: Last Week in Art

Oh, and Jeb Bush is having an event at Art Basel Miami.
Sami Emory
11.2.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Orwell's Orwellian Estate Is Allegedly Trying to Stop People from Using the Number '1984'

It's just like the book! Sort of!
Joe Goodman
10.27.15
Stuff

These New Dystopian 'Advertising Eyes' Stare Right into Your Soul

The new technology, which scans crowds to decide what kind of product to advertise, is evidence that we're living in a dystopian satire written by a heavy-handed idiot.
Sam Kriss
8.28.15
Premieres

Broken Water's Addictive Video for "1984" Is Obviously About Government Surveillance

The whole video is pretty unsettling and kind of makes me feel like I'm doing something wrong, but I guess that's the point.
Kayla Monetta
4.17.15
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