genre

drum and bass

Learning to Love Drum and Bass in Just One Day

I used to think the genre was all matted dreads and sweaty pits... how wrong I was.
Josh Baines
5.5.16
Film

The Lasting Impact of 'Sexy Nurse' Exploitation Films

In 1970, Stephanie Rothman directed an "exploitation" film for the notorious low-budget producer Roger Corman. The result, "The Student Nurses," subverted the genre with a feminist message and went on to become a cult hit—but Rothman's career never...
Craig Hubert
3.11.16
VICE TALKS FILM

Watch: Director Robert Eggers Discusses His Arthouse-Horror Hit, 'The Witch'

The award-winning filmmaker explains the inspiration behind his "puritan nightmare."
VICE Staff
2.20.16
the vice reader

​2015 Was the Year the Literary Versus Genre War Ended

Here are 11 great books that showed how the decades-old "literary or genre" question is now history.
Lincoln Michel
12.31.15
Stuff

We Asked Australia's True Crime Expert Why the Country Is So Obsessed with Horrible Murders

"It's a more interesting way to get riled up than watching Q&A, because there's a murder."
Wendy Syfret
9.3.15
Stuff

The Posthumous Pornification of H. P. Lovecraft

Born 125 years ago today, the massively influential horror author with inexcusable politics has spawned an unlikely sexual empire.
Philip Eil
8.20.15
Terraform

The Earliest Science Fiction

Why an ancient scroll deserves entry into the sci-fi canon.
Cecilia D’Anastasio
7.16.15
Film

Electric Boogaloo: Destroying Film Academia

Funny, informative, and balls-out crazy, Mark Hartley’s new documentary on Cannon Films—the guys behind the 'Breakin' movies and Chuck Norris, is exactly what film history should be like.
Lee Zachariah
10.8.14
Words

ViLLAGE Goes Genre-Splicing on His New Remix

He's cooked up Vault's "Lifespan" into something even more immersive.
THUMP Staff
8.13.14
Film

'Patrick' And 'Mystery Road' Might Disprove Your Argument

A new wave of Australian genre films will restore your faith in movies one creepy coma patient at a time.
Lee Zachariah
10.8.13
The Mexican Issue

George Saunders

George Saunders is that rare sort of writer who may have gone ahead and invented a new genre.
Jeff Johnson
6.2.08
The Natives Issue

Top Producers

Skepta “The African Hottie” and Jammer AKA. The Murkle Man’s hilarious diss-track “Swag MC Burial” are taking shots at half the grime scene, with Skepta’s verse single-handedly putting an end to rival crew SLK.
Shanty Meddler
1.1.06