fear

entertainment

I Did a Whole Exercise Class Just to Talk to Ivan Drago, the Rocky Supervillain

I wanted to see what's happened in the 33 years since the scariest Rocky villain killed Apollo Creed.
Joel Golby
11.30.18
Film

'The Dark Knight' Helped Me Recognize My Fear of People

Christopher Nolan’s superhero epic nailed how society deals with anxiety, and I know that from personal experience.
Noel Ransome
7.19.18
phobias

My Spider-Filled Airbnb Is the New ‘Hereditary’

I’m a grown-ass woman who leans into my own phobias and I don’t care who knows.
Sarah Berman
6.25.18
phobias

These Claustrophobia Videos Are Nightmare Fuel

A subreddit devoted to claustrophobia does a great job of making you absolutely nauseous and disturbed.
Molly Kay
4.27.18
mental health

What Life Is Like When You're Constantly Terrified of Death

Thanatophobia is the fear of the one thing in life that is inevitable... death.
Violet Rusu
2.5.18
VICELAND

2 Chainz Balls Out in Brooklyn on 'MOST EXPENSIVEST'

Check out a new episode of the show on VICELAND Wednesday, along with the latest from 'THE TRIXIE & KATYA SHOW.'
VICE Staff
12.6.17
africa

How Colonialism Fueled Deadly Anti-Vampire Hysteria in Malawi

It's not the first time lingering skepticism of foreigners and local beliefs have produced panic over allegedly bloodsucking predators in the African country.
Mark Hay
11.1.17
studies

Babies Prove Your Fear of Spiders and Snakes Is Completely Rational

A study shows that fear is hardwired into everyone, even six-month-old babies.
Julian Morgans
10.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch a Cop Lose His Shit Trying to Catch a Snake with a Trash Can

Fear knows no bounds. Neither do snakes.
Drew Schwartz
9.29.17
fear

People Admit Their Strangest Phobias

Claustrophobia is so last season.
Niloufar Haidari
8.7.17
phobias

My Fear of Being Touched Is Ruining My Life

AJ, a 23-year-old graphic designer, explains how haphephobia (a fear of physical contact) has affected his ability to live and love.
Charlotte Yates
7.5.17
Manchester Attack

The Problems with the Right's Response to the Manchester Attack

Calling bullshit on "virtue signaling," snowflakes, and misleading memes.
Simon Childs
5.23.17
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