The VICE Guide to Right Now

Author Writing Book About Murderous Author Arrested for Murder

"I've been waiting for you here all this time," Liu Yongbiao reportedly told the arresting officers.
Lauren Messman

What I Learned Hanging Out with Corpses Around the World

Author and mortician Caitlin Doughty tells us about her new book, in which she explores funeral rites from across the globe.
Justin Caffier


A train ride gives way to a hallucinatory and grisly news interview in this excerpt from the upcoming sci-fi sequel 'Archetypal.'
Joseph Mackinnon
Radio Motherboard

Watch Live: Sci-Fi Author Kim Stanley Robinson on Climate Change And Staying Afloat in a Drowned New York

The acclaimed sci-fi author talks to Motherboard about his new novel 'New York 2140', set in a realistically flooded—but still thriving—Gotham.
Carl Franzen
Last Call

This Montreal Bartender Can't Make Cocktails But He's One Hell Of a Storyteller

Grumpy’s is one of the last true dive bars in Montreal. Once the stomping ground of Canadian literary heroes like Nick Auf Der Maur and Mordechai Richler, it has evolved into a haunt for musicians, intellectuals, and degenerates alike.
Nick Rose
Noisey News

Marc Spitz, Music Journalist and Author, Dead at 47

He wrote for ‘Spin,’ ‘Rolling Stone,’ and ‘Salon’ as well as publishing ‘Twee: A History’ and ‘How Soon Is Never?’
Alex Robert Ross
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You'll Soon Be Able to Smoke from Hunter S. Thompson's Personal Weed Stash

Guess we know what weed the guys in your English 201 class will be smoking.
Allison Tierney

The Author Behind ‘Arrival’, the Sci-Fi Movie of the Year

Ted Chiang is about to invade your mind.
Matthew Giles
The Sick Day Issue

Eimear McBride Is Back

The writer's second novel, <i>The Lesser Bohemians</i>, took nine years to write and comes out this month.
Lauren Oyler
noisey beats 1

Noisey Beats 1: JT Leroy, Tish Hyman, Danny Wolf, and More

This week we sit down Laura Albert and Jeff Feuerzeig, the subject and director of the upcoming VICE film 'AUTHOR: The JT Leroy Movie' to talk making the movie and play some tunes from their careers.
Noisey Staff

Jeff Feuerzeig's New Documentary Unravels One of Literature's Biggest Scandals

In this episode of 'VICE Talks Film,' we sat down with the filmmaker to discuss his new documentary, 'Author: The JT LeRoy Story,' and the woman behind the scandal that shook the literary world.
VICE Staff
Martellus Benentt

Martellus Bennett is the Weirdest Dude in the NFL and Proud of it

Martellus Bennett is a children's book author, an inventor, a dreamer...and the new tight end for the New England Patriots.
VICE Sports