The They Come Out at Night Issue
Jail Is Where You Don't Want to Be
Clancy Martin reflects on his seven times behind bars, from Dallas to Kansas City.
How to Leave the Bathroom: An Interview with Clancy Martin, Author of 'Love and Lies'
Successful communication requires a bit of dishonesty.
April Ayers Lawson
Listen to James Franco Read Our 2014 Fiction Issue
Here's another reason to blow your rent money on an iPad. For this summer's fiction issue, we asked our good friend and VICE columnist James Franco to choose a few of his favorite stories and read...
Letter from the Chateau Marmont
When we recently stayed at the Chateau we brought our friends Carol and Tony to the lobby. At the table next to ours, two round-bellied men in their 40s, dressed like they’d just come from a baseball game, were gossiping about the movies they were...
Introducing VICE's Annual Fiction Issue
VICE's 2014 fiction issue is all about hollywood and its writers.
How to Buy Jewelry Like a Jeweler
For years I owned a chain of luxury jewelry stores in one of the wildest, most flamboyant, most duplicitous jewelry markets of them all: Dallas, Texas. With Valentine's Day coming up, I will tell you what sort of jewelry scams are popular throughout...
Three Gothic Tales from Austin, Texas
Amie and Clancy Martin went to Austin recently. While there, they were almost kicked out of a hipster hotel, ate delicious sushi, and accompanied a friend to get a tattoo. Here are three reviews from their trip, one from each of their adventures.
Porn and Free Sashimi and My Wedding in Las Vegas
Although my husband and I had already been married in India, in a ceremony that I thought was beautiful and perfect because it was simple, to make everything official we went to Vegas. If my account of our legal wedding has a curious sadness, what can...
The Raised Up Right Issue
We’d been in India for a month, and it looked like the wedding wasn't going to happen. The last two times I’d been married my brides had been enthusiastic—they were insistent, even. Now I was getting married for a third time to a woman who didn’t want...
Amie Barrodale and Clancy Martin at the Russian Bathhouse
Getting beaten by a bunch of Russian strangers is totally relaxing.