amusement parks

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Spectacular Rise and Fall of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park

And what we can learn from it a decade later.
VICE Staff
2.11.19
Photography

Carnival Rides Become Geometric Light Paintings in Long-Exposure Photos

Photographer Roger Vail has been making carnivals his photographic bread-and-butter since 1971 and shows no sign of stopping.
Andrew Nunes
7.28.17
Photo

Stunning and Creepy Photos of Abandoned Amusement Parks and Malls

VICELAND's skateboarding travelogue 'ABANDONED' finds haunting beauty in the forgotten.
VICE Staff
10.20.16
Stuff

Things I Learned as a Naked Carny

When you make your living stripping as part of a traveling freak show, you quickly acquire a set of questionable life skills.
Tristan Risk
9.4.16
summer

The MUNCHIES Guide to Drinking in Public This Summer

You're outside, it's hot, you're doing something fun, and you want to get sloshed without getting arrested. Here's how.
Munchies Staff
6.23.16
News

SeaWorld Ends Orca Breeding But Its ‘Last Generation’ Will Live Another 50 Years

The announcement Thursday was a definite win for animal welfare activists, but what about the 23 whales currently living at the parks?
Kaleigh Rogers
3.17.16
London

Terrifying Life-Sized Victorian Dolls Troll London

Illusionist Derren Brown births the sinister twins to promote a new amusement park attraction.
Adriana Ivanova
12.10.15
All in Your Head

We Talked to a Roller Coaster Developer About Engineering Fear

He's the guy who thinks of new ways to make us scream.
Matthew Braga
10.30.15
Travel

Chasing Adrenaline and Childhood Memories at Six Flags Magic Mountain

After my parents divorced, my dad was a twitching nerve who constantly smoked, didn't sleep much, and brought us to amusement parks every other weekend.
Tess Barker
4.7.15
Design

Behold, the World's Most Terrifying Water Slide

The vertical looping water slide plots its return.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.10.15
Travel

The Life and Times of a Theme Park Jesus

Michael Job isn't the Messiah, he just plays one for tourists.
Erin Meisenzahl-Peace
9.27.14
Travel

The Worst Thing About SeaWorld Is How Fucking Boring It Is

By now, you've already seen (or at least know about) <i>Blackfish</i>. And you know that public opinion has majorly turned against SeaWorld. Over a year after the film's release, people are still pretty upset about it.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
9.9.14
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