Bulgaria Is Mad at Bear Grylls for Eating Frogs in Its National Park
The cable television survivalist and amateur piss sommelier is in hot water for boiling and eating frogs he found in Rila National Park.
Winston Churchill's Favorite Bulgarian Wine Tastes Like Cigarettes
My first taste of Melnik red wine hit like a dagger, reminiscent of stale smoke. Ensuing sips were no easier.
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Dimitar Berbatov: Artist. Genius. Failure?
How will football remember Dimitar Berbatov: as an artist, a genius, or a failure? Perhaps all three descriptions are required to sum up the brilliant, blasé Bulgarian.
We Asked the Spirit of a Famous, Dead Clairvoyant What’s Going to Happen in 2017
The legendary blind Bulgarian mystic Baba Vanga may be dead, but that's not going to stop us from asking her what will happen in 2017—with a little help from her favorite clairvoyant.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Trump renews promise to deport millions of immigrants, Michigan cop suspended for driving truck with confederate flag to Trump protest, Leon Russell dies at age 74, and more.
The ‘Bad Guys’ Have An Advantage In Bulgaria’s New Open Source Government
A bold plan always has risks.
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'What Belongs to You' Is a Brilliant Novel About Public Sex and the Queer Body
We caught up with the author to talk about his debut novel 'What Belongs to You' and the scary, but necessary process of writing about queer sex in America today.
R. O. Kwon
The Borders Issue
This ATV-Riding Immigrant Hunter Is the New Face of Europe's Far Right
Thirty-year-old former wrestler and scrapyard owner Dinko Valev rose to international notoriety after uploading cellphone videos of his migrant hunting in the remote, mountainous Strandzha region of Bulgaria.
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The Grueling Lives of Foreign Students Who Spend Summers Working in America
They go to the best universities in their home countries. But in America, they're just "the help."
55 Bulgarian Artists Create an Illustrated Deck of Cards
With an ongoing Kickstarter campaign, the illustrators behind Infinite Collision hope to play their cards right.
My Introduction to Boza, the Breast-Enhancing Proto-Beer of Bulgaria
For Bulgarians, boza tastes of tradition, childhood, and the old country. For someone who hasn't been drinking it their entire life, it tastes like breadmaker slop that’s been sitting around for days.
This Is the High Tech Fence Bulgaria and Hungary Want to Keep Out Refugees
These cameras can see who's coming across the border and what they're holding.