ceremony

death

Drive-Thru Funerals Are Now a Thing in Japan

Feeling bereaved and on a tight schedule?
Mahmood Fazal
7.4.18
goodbyes

Stephen Hawking’s Voice Was Beamed to a Black Hole During His Funeral

Hawking’s message to preserve the planet was radioed into space during his Friday memorial at London’s Westminster Abbey.
Becky Ferreira
6.15.18
Rank Your Records

Ceremony's Ross Farrar Ranks the Band's Five Eclectic Records

From powerviolence to art-punk, the band's sound has taken a lot of wild turns in their 13-year tenure.
David Anthony
5.10.18
Broadly

Inside the Sacred Ceremony That Ushers Apache Girls Into Womanhood

From running laps to finally receiving her Apache name, Mescalero Apache Tribe member Julene Geronimo takes Broadly through the four days of her arduous rite-of-passage.
Broadly Staff
2.2.18
Art

These Incredible Soothing Illustrations Were Made With a Freaking Pencil

Filled with effortless grace, the fine-lined works of Marsi van de Heuvel deftly modernize Impressionism.
Diana Shi
12.10.16
Stuff

Eating Hallucinogenic Salvia Leaves in Oaxaca

Hamilton Morris seeks out a shaman to perform the traditional ceremony honoring the psychedelic Salvia divinorum plant on the new episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia.'
VICE Staff
11.9.16
Art

Clay Rossner Has Been Photographing the Vinyl Revival and, Honestly Guys, It's Beautiful

Here's Mac Demarco’s 'Salad Days' surrounded by greenery and an ashtray full of stubbed-out cigarettes, and trinkets and diary notes dotted around Sufjan Stevens’ 'Carrie & Lowell.'
Emma Garland
2.24.16
Laos

The Laotian Monk Offering Ceremony Is Filled with Sticky Rice and Biscuits

Early in the morning, hundreds of people await the arrival of Laotian monks who have taken a vow of poverty. Locals shower them with homemade sticky rice, and fruit as an offering.
Julie Le Baron
2.20.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Philly's Dark Blue Drudges Through a "Vicious Romance"

Stream one half of the trio's debut seven-inch, out tomorrow from 12XU.
Bryn Lovitt
1.14.16
Taiwan

MUNCHIES Presents: Taiwan's Funeral Feasts

When a friend or relative passes away in Taiwan, you won't go hungry at their funeral. Watch as we attend a ceremonial feast prepared by traditional "village chefs."
Joshua Frank
9.7.15
The Make Believe Issue

August's Best and Worst Albums

Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from "The X-Files."
VICE Staff
8.21.15
Premieres

Stream Half of Tony Molina's Limited 'West Bay Grease' Cassette Now

The limited release includes tracks from his incredible 'Dissed & Dismissed' and much much more. You need this.
Noisey Staff
5.7.15
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