4Chan

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.14.18
conspiracy

A Guide to QAnon, the New King of Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories

George Soros, the Illuminati, and Snow White are all controlling the world according to a 4channer who has spawned a legion of supersleuths.
Justin Caffier
6.12.18
misogyny

Toxic Masculinity Is at the Heart of This Darkness

The two biggest massacres in the last 40 years of Canadian history have been explicitly linked to misogyny.
Drew Brown
4.25.18
News

Alleged Toronto Van Attacker’s Facebook Profile Linked to ‘Incels,’ Praised Mass Killer

Facebook has confirmed to VICE that the post linking Alek Minassian, accused of killing ten people, to the misogynistic group is real.
Jordan Pearson
Mack Lamoureux
4.24.18
Can't Handle the Truth

The Vegas Shooting Generated Boatloads of Fake News

After the worst mass shooting in modern US history came the hoaxes.
Mike Pearl
10.7.17
Art

Is Baltimore's DIY Art Scene Being Killed Off?

After the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, a series of high-profile venue closures in the low-profile scene have shown the kind of ugly aftereffects a national tragedy can bring.
Kaila Philo
9.15.17
Can't Handle the Truth

No, Kid Rock Isn't on the Verge of Becoming a Senator

A viral story about the rap-rocker's popularity as a candidate for US senate comes from a very sketchy pollster.
Mike Pearl
8.26.17
Internet

How 4Chan's Worst Trolls Pulled Off the Heist of the Century

The heist's goal: fuck with Shia Labeouf.
Mack Lamoureux
3.11.17
Art

I Found Love, Togetherness, and Milk-Chugging Nazis at LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner's Livestream

The anti-Trump performance art project was shut down after 20 days of controversy and violence, but it was still weirdly successful.
Lisa Divenuta
2.13.17
politics

Every Insult the Left Uses to Troll Conservatives, Explained

Come up from the basement to learn about these insults, and there might just be some tendies in it for you.
Justin Caffier
2.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Pizzagate Shooter Could Face Up to Ten Years in Prison

Edgar Maddison Welch has been hit with a federal weapons charge after he stormed into a DC pizzeria with a military-grade assault rifle to investigate an online conspiracy theory.
Lauren Messman
12.13.16
News

​Nero, Nazis, and the New Far Right: The Phenomena of the Professional Troll

Call it the Donald Trump effect. It doesn't matter if the trolls believe what they are saying if their followers believe it.
Jake Kivanc
6.15.16