excerpts

Baseball

The Day I Quit Baseball, Then Came Back

In an excerpt from his new book with Tim Brown, ‘The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life,’ Rick Ankiel recounts the three hours he quit the St. Louis Cardinals.
Rick Ankiel
Tim Brown
5.29.17
excerpt

Jen Agg: Stop Calling Women 'Outspoken'

"When you're a woman... having opinions always translates to 'outspoken.'"
Jen Agg
5.18.17
Books

How Boston Legend Barbara Lynch Got Her Flagship Restaurant Off The Ground

"This wasn’t like bullshitting a cruise-ship captain to get a job. It was much more intimate." An excerpt from her just-released memoir 'Out of Line: A Life Playing With Fire.'
Barbara Lynch
4.22.17
the vice reader

Everything You Wanted to Know About MILFs but Were Afraid to Ask Because You Are Going to Be a Priest

Read an excerpt from Patricia Lockwood's hilarious upcoming memoir, 'Priestdaddy.'
Patricia Lockwood
12.8.16
the vice reader

​Read the First Story from Kathleen Collins's Brilliant 'Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?'

The nearly lost collection of stories by the celebrated filmmaker Kathleen Collins is really, really good.
Kathleen Collins
12.8.16
It's Lit

Hot Damn, KOOL A.D. Wrote a Book

After releasing a shitload of projects this year—including not only one, but two 100-track mixtapes—the rapper has released a novel called 'OK.' Read an excerpt here.
KOOL A.D.
11.18.16
Culture

​Neil Gaiman Remembers Douglas Adams

An excerpt from Neil Gaiman's new book.
Neil Gaiman
6.3.16
Art

The Internet Is (Still) for Porn

Pixels, porn, proliferation. Read an excerpt from Virginia Heffernan's 'Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art.'
Virginia Heffernan
6.2.16
thump news

Read an Excerpt from Moby's Page-Turning Rave Memoir 'Porcelain'

Read a chronicle about Moby miming his British television debut.
Michael Scott Barron
5.21.16
israel

Janna Jihad, the Youngest Journalist in Palestine

In this excerpt from 'Digital Intifada,' VICE News meets a nine-year-old Palestinian activist who uses Facebook to share video reports from her village in the West Bank.
VICE News
4.19.16
Counterfeiting

How to Make Fake Bills Look Real

In this excerpt from 'Lima's Fake Dollars,' VICE News meets a counterfeiter who goes through the finishing techniques used to make forged $20 dollar bills look believable.
VICE News
4.13.16
israel

The Israelis Helping Ukrainian Jews Flee the Country

In this excerpt from 'Europe's Jewish Exodus,' VICE News travels to eastern Ukraine, where increasing numbers of Jewish people are packing their bags, leaving their war-torn homes, and preparing to move to Israel.
VICE News
3.31.16
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