cowboys

Minority Reports

What It's Like to Be a Black Bull Rider in the South

VICE met with two black bull riders in Texas—an accomplished pro, and a young, up-and-coming rider—to find out what it’s like to be a person of color competing in a predominantly white sport.
VICE Staff
7.12.18
NETFLIX

The 13 Best Western Movies and TV Shows on Netflix Right Now

We combed through hours of Netflix TV shows and movies to pick the absolute-best shoot-em-ups, stakeouts, and standoffs in the Western genre.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.20.18
VICELAND

Catch the Premiere of VICELAND's New Show About Beer

On 'BEERLAND,' we follow the founder of Golden Road Brewing on a cross-country tour of the best beers in America.
VICE Staff
4.27.17
Photography

Inside a Photographer’s Sexy and Mysterious Rodeo Show

Alexa King’s photography captures a scintillating Western full of the cinematic trappings of a film-lover.
Cailey Rizzo
2.26.17
Art

'Black Cowboy' Exhibition Reveals a Forgotten Part of US History

A new exhibition at The Studio Museum in Harlem challenges popular silver screen portrayals of the American cowboy.
Antwaun Sargent
1.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Mysterious Horseman Lassoed a Wicked Bike Thief in a Walmart Parking Lot

Once the cowboy handed the thief over to the police, he presumably rode off into the sunset, Walmart shopping bags in tow.
VICE Staff
6.10.16
The Holy Cow Issue

How to Make Polyamory Work

For the first installment of The Talk, a new column that interrogates the current state of sex and relationships, we explore how and why people with different relationship structures make them work.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
4.27.16
Stuff

How to Make it as a Modern-Day Cowboy

"With everything that changes and everything that goes on in the world, I still throw a chunk of leather on a bronc and have to go ride it."
Sophie Saint Thomas
3.29.15
News

Meet Larry Pressler, the Most Interesting Candidate of 2014

Larry Pressler, the former South Dakota Republican Senator who once turned down an ABSCAM bribe, is looking for a comeback, one cowboy poetry reading at a time.
Timothy J. Burger
10.23.14
vice shorts

I'm Short, Not Stupid Presents: 'The Gunfighter'

The wonderful Western-themed short film <i>The Gunfighter</i> by Eric Kissack explores the issues that come with an all-knowing narrator who is voiced by Nick Offerman.
Jeffrey Bowers
10.10.14
News

Pat Kennedy Warns of Devil Weed Taking Over America

“Is this the kind of country we want?” former congressman Patrick Kennedy said yesterday at a briefing on the social impact of marijuana use in the US. He was pointing to a picture of a jar of Nugtella, a weed-laced hazelnut spread that <i>High Times...
CJ Ciaramella
6.20.14
Music

Amen Dunes’ New Record Is an Ode to Failure

Our buddy Damon McMahon's fantastic new record has got the indie rock critical establishment spinning their heads around and 360-degree vomiting in excitement. For once, we agree with them, so we took Damon out for eggs to chat about drugs, cowboys...
Benjamin Shapiro
5.15.14