career

mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.7.19
drug dealers

A Drug Dealer Explains Why He'll Never Leave the Game

"I do have other aspirations but when people see you a certain way, it’s hard to shake that reputation."
Max Daly
3.26.19
Work

I Was a Forever Intern and Here’s What I Learned

Internship culture is out of control. I've done 11 of them—and learned some things along the way that could have saved me the occasional breakdown.
Aziza Kasumov
1.30.19
The VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Get Fired

Now that you got the job, it’s time to keep it.
Rick Paulas
11.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

YouTube Star Lilly Singh Is Taking a Break, Citing Mental Health

The Canadian YouTube personality says she’s burned out.
Noel Ransome
11.14.18
ugh men

Women Tell Us About the Shittiest Work Emails They've Gotten from Men

"You don't fit in the core artist look. Maybe skip a sandwich and look the part."
Edie Miller
11.9.18
VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Get Fired

Now that you got the job, it’s time to keep it.
Rick Paulas
10.8.18
relationships

Couples with Big Income Gaps Talk About Their Money Problems

“I think her salary just makes me feel inferior, and like we’re less equal partners.”
Laura Bell
8.17.18
Work

Don’t Even Think About Checking Your Work Email This Weekend

Feeling like you need to be “always on” doesn’t just stress you out—it’s bad for your relationships too.
Melissa Locker
8.10.18
Work

Why Freelancing Is So Much Better Than Having an Office Job

Being your own boss isn’t for everyone, and it’s definitely not easy, but for me the tradeoffs are worth it.
Paulette Perhach
8.7.18
Free

What It Takes to Make a Living as a Drag Queen

Most drag queens have modest incomes, but their expenses for hair, makeup and travel can easily top $10,000 a year. Here’s what they spend on and the tricks they use to make ends meet.
Melissa Kravitz
7.27.18
psychology

Why Do We Dislike People Who Seem Too Nice?

Psychologists call it “antisocial punishment” or “do-gooder derogation.”
Jesse Hicks
7.23.18
0106