dictators

NORTH KOREA

Inside the Mind-Numbing Literature of North Korea's Dictators

The Kim family hasn't just ruled the country for three generations—they've also been the Hermit Kingdom's leading authors.
Daniel Kalder
3.6.18
Comment

It's World Press Freedom Day, and the U.S. Is Setting the Wrong Example

The Committee to Protect Journalists says the United States must do better with that whole First Amendment thing.
Joel Simon and Alexandra Ellerbeck
5.3.17
Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman Is Down with Gang Green, Probably Because of Donald Trump

Rodman has endorsed Trump. You know who else likes Trump? Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets.
Sean Newell
8.4.16
Stuff

A New Book Analyzes the Poetry of History’s Most Evil People

Apparently iron fists and tender souls aren't mutually exclusive.
Wout van Gils
3.14.16
Stuff

What's It Like to Have a Dictator for Your Dad?

At least your dad never threatened to feed you to the crocodiles.
Elizabeth Nicholas
6.21.15
Features

Chile Is Still Littered with a Dictator's Unexploded Landmines

Augusto Pinochet left more than 100,000 landmines behind, and it's taking forever to dig them up.
Katie Worth
11.11.14
Culture

Rudy Giuliani Took Down a Former Dictator's Lawsuit Against 'Call of Duty'

And the world keeps turning.
Ben Richmond
10.28.14
Culture

Why Rudy Giuliani Is Defending 'Call of Duty' from a Dictator's Lawsuit

Manuel Noriega is taking aim at Activision for using his image without permission or compensation. New York's former mayor isn't having it.
Ben Richmond
9.22.14
Photo

It's a Godlis World: Early Photos of Punk Rock After Dark

There were six or seven photographers present at the birth of punk, but there will only ever be one Godlis. That's right—I shit you not—we're talking about a punk photographer whose surname is actually Godlis.
Matthew Leifheit
8.25.14
Stuff

PR Firms in Britain Are Spinning Stories for Foreign Dictatorships

Committed a human rights violation and need a positive spin? Try these guys.
Jack Gilbert
7.29.14
Stuff

Hitler Madness: The Tournament to Officially Determine the Most Hitlerish Person of All Time

People are accused of being like Adolf Hitler all the time, and occasionally their behavior is at least Hitler-<i>ish</i>, like when they're invading countries or advocating genocide. But who in world history is the <i>most</i> like Hitler? Well, that...
VICE Staff
3.20.14
Noisey Blog

Cheerleaders, Bloody Splatter and Kim Jong-Un Are Deathcrush's Idea of "Fun"

The North Korean dictator has never looked so sexy.
Fred Pessaro
2.21.14
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