analysis

How to Exist OK

Anxiety Is Our New Religion

Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
Gideon Jacobs
12.7.18
Features

The Musicians Who Knew We'll Be Cyborgs Soon

How late-70s and early-80s electronic pop from Kraftwerk, Devo, and Young Marble Giants warned us of our post-human future.
Joe Bucciero
7.11.17
Features

Your Facebook Activity Reveals a Lot About Your Drug Use

A recent study reveals how social media can detect—and help prevent—substance abuse.
Philipp Kutter
6.13.17
Surveillance State of Mind

America Pays for Free Body Cameras With Its Civil Rights

The company formerly known as TASER changed its name to Axon and is offering a free trial of its body cameras to every cop in America, but the plan raises alarming questions about the future of surveillance.
Harlan Yu
4.6.17
State of Surveillance

How an Illegal Canadian Spy Program Sailed Through Regulatory Checks

The system failed.
Jordan Pearson
3.1.17
handwriting

A Handwriting Analysis Laid My Soul Bare

And it was hollow.
Sam Weiner
2.10.17
Film

An Udderly Ice Cold Look at What Milk Means in Movies

The most fascinating four minutes you've ever spent thinking about cow's nectar—I guarantee it.
TCP Staff
1.8.17
Stuff

Some of Shakespeare's Plays Officially Have a Co-Author

An upcoming collection for Oxford University Press credits Marlowe with collaborating on Shakespeare's 'Henry VI' plays.
Lauren Messman
10.24.16
Feaures

It Turns Out that the Steve Aoki Documentary is a Film About Dad Issues

Whenever Aoki throws a cake in somebody's face...who is he really throwing the cake at?
John Thorp
9.2.16
Film

Feast on Steven Spielberg’s Best Family Dinner Scenes

You'll be full of movie trivia after watching “Steven Spielberg: Setting the Table.”
Francesca Capossela
7.13.16
dream dealing with zZz

​Dream Dealing with zZz: H. Jon Benjamin’s Mid-Life Crisis Nightmare

The comedian, who provides the unmistakable voices of the titular characters on 'Archer' and 'Bob's Burgers,' described a recent dream to us and analyzed it himself. Then we sent it to a Jungian analyst and dream expert to get a second take.
Zach Sokol
2.21.16
nba

The VICE Sports Emotional Guide To The NBA Trade Deadline

In which the writer Corbin Smith speculates wildly on the emotional and spiritual reactions of each of the players traded at this year's NBA trade deadline.
Corbin Smith
2.19.16
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