ALS

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This 102-Year-Old Woman Become the Oldest Person to Go Skydiving

"It was very clear up there and the weather was good, but it was very cold up there."
River Donaghey
12.11.18
Health

Meet the Patients and Researchers Racing to Find a Cure for ALS

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing June 17 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
6.14.16
Stuff

Locked-In Syndrome and the Horror of Being Trapped in Your Own Body

As people with degenerative disorders slowly lose control of their bodies, it's common to feel powerless, depressed, and even suicidal.
Paul Willis
11.17.15
Stuff

'Empire' Is 17 Million Americans' Favorite Greek Tragedy

The most popular and relevant show on TV is full of ripped-from-the-headlines plots, elaborate musical set pieces, eye-popping cameos, pop-culture tie-ins, and more melodrama than you can shake a stick at.
Drew Millard
9.21.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Big New ALS Report Shows Your Ice Bucket Challenge Dollars at Work

An ALS researcher is grateful for your money.
Mike Pearl
8.7.15
The Uganda Love This Issue

I Traveled to Egypt for a Miracle Cure for My ALS

When I revealed my diagnosis to my mother, she told me to go to Cairo, convinced that I'd be healed there.
Angelina Fanous
3.5.15
Words

Every90Minutes and Gravitas Recordings Want To Beat ALS With Music

Stream the forthcoming release in its entirety and learn about how this unique charitable compilation came to be.
David Garber
10.14.14
Stuff

Do Anthropologists Consider the Ice Bucket Challenge an 'Extreme Ritual'?

According to anthropologist Dimitris Xygalatas, pouring ice water on our heads isn't all that different from Kavadi, a Hindu ritual that involves skewering your cheeks.
Simon Davis
10.7.14
Stuff

VICE Editorial Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

No, no one actually challenged us to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but of course we’ll dump some iced water on our heads and give a nice, big “Fuck You” to neuromuscular diseases.
VICE Staff
9.11.14
Stuff

The Worst Part of the Ice Bucket Challenge Is the People Criticizing It

The worst people aren't the hashtag activists-they're the ones behind their computers typing angry prose of disapproval.
Angelina Fanous
8.22.14
Stuff

Dumping a Bucket of Ice on Your Head Does Not Make You a Philanthropist

The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Arielle Pardes
8.13.14