April Fools' Day

Weed

What I Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

There was a Christian protester, a poorly thought out shirt slogan, and the owner doesn't smoke weed.
Manisha Krishnan
4.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Mr. Avo Head' Is the Worst Branded April Fool's Stunt of the Year

"True to character, the healthy, hipster Mr. Avo Head will sport a man bun and well-groomed beard, trendy sneakers, skinny jeans and will be listening to all the latest beats."
River Donaghey
4.1.19
April Fools' Day

Welcome to April Fools Day, the Absolute Worst of Branded Fun

April Fools—like everything we used to hold dear to us—is now dominated by brands trying their hardest to insert themselves into daily life.
Joel Golby
4.1.19
vice shorts

Watch This Hilarious Short Film About Kids Exploding Their Teacher's Head

In 'Fools Day' a class of fourth graders make a crazy coffee concoction that ends up killing their teacher in a mind blowing explosion of guts and blood. They're left to clean up the mess and avoid getting caught by the D.A.R.E officer.
Jeffrey Bowers
4.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

April Fools' Day Is Basically Banned in China Now

Chinese news agency Xinhua has asked people not to spread, listen to, or create rumors.
Helen Donahue
4.1.16
Film

It's Not April Fool's Day | Insta of the Week

Do your best to avoid the token #prankster in your life for as many hours as possible.
Beckett Mufson
4.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Google's Latest April Fools Joke Was a Complete Disaster

Google introduced a "Mic Drop" button in Gmail that let users block all replies to an email. It did not go well.
Gabriella Lewis
4.1.16
Stuff

We Asked an Advertising Expert How Brands Come Up with April Fools' Day Pranks

What genius process leads to ideas like "pug boots" and "the clip-on man bun"?
Bryony Stone
4.1.16
Stuff

Pranks Are Bad

I know this is an unpopular opinion, akin to saying you believe grandmas are overrated, but I do not like pranks. They are bad and mean, and you shouldn't do them.
Hanson O'Haver
4.1.16
Stuff

April Fools' Day Is the Worst, and Here’s Why

The fine tradition of putting fake dog turds on the ground and pointing at them has been corrupted by corporate greed.
Joel Golby
4.1.15
Stuff

Teens Are Abandoning April Fools' Pranks for a Dangerous Drink Called "Foolio"

The potentially deadly concoction often contains horse blood, whiskey, and fennel.
Eugene P. Darling
4.1.14
Food

Food-Pranking April Fools' Day

In the Male Chef kitchen, our goofing-off reaches an entirely different level when April Fools' Day rolls around. We wanted to share some of our most classic mealtime gags, which will have you playing with your food in no time.
Male Chef
4.1.14
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