Donald Trump

Nearly ruining Santa for a 7-year-old wasn't even the worst of Trump's Christmas

Trump woke up to a shut-down government, still no funding for his border wall, and of course, opposition from those pesky Democrats.
Alex Lubben
New music

"thank u, next" Is a Much-Needed Love Letter to Choosing to Be Alone

Ariana Grande's candid, personal new track feels like a sincere appreciation of the value of being single.
Lauren O'Neill

'Alexa,' Today's Comic by Bridget Meyne

Don't mess with Alexa or she'll mess with you.
Bridget Meyne
Obsessive Tendencies

The New Porches Album Feels Exactly Like Staying In, Alone

Having a comfortable relationship with yourself is hard as hell, and on 'The House,' Aaron Maine tries to make sense of it.
Daisy Jones
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Jessie Ware's "Alone" Video is Understated and Nicely Furnished

It's the third single from 'Glasshouse,' coming October 20.
Lauren O'Neill

Meet the 'Death Administration' Tracking Down Relatives of Those Who Die Alone

In the UK, Jo and Pam run Liverpool's death administration team, looking after all the arrangements for people who have died alone that friends or relatives would normally take care of.
Tom Goulding

'Miniature Castle,' a Comic by Diego Cumplido

Alphonse built a miniature castle for his pet frogs to live in but Jean Phillipe isn't having it.
Diego Cumplido

What It’s Like to Eat a Three-Course Valentine’s Day Meal Alone

It is 12 noon on a grey Tuesday in the middle of February as I sit here, in a red nylon frock, preparing to eat a three-course Valentine’s Day meal alone. Entirely alone.
Nell Frizzell

Michael Lies to His Mom in This Week's Comic from Stephen Maurice Graham

He says he's going to the movies, but really he's alone, in his bed, with a new book...
Stephen Graham
Leslie's Diary Comics

Leslie Ponders the Joy of Walking in Today's Comic from Leslie Stein

"By walking you escape the very idea of identity, the temptation to be someone..."
Leslie Stein

VICE Videos to Watch Instead of Talking to Your Loved Ones over the Holidays

Why make precious Christmas memories when you can watch a documentary about an Albanian tattoo artist who works out of an abandoned bunker?
Katherine Gillespie
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This British Explorer Is Hiking 1,100 Miles Across Antarctica, Alone

A 55-year-old former British Army Officer has set off on a 75-day trek throughout Antartica—and he's doing it without any assistance.
Michael Cuby