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It's Friday, February 8, and We Want to Drunk-Eat the New Guns 'N Roses Cheese

Plus, read a recently published George Orwell essay dissing British food.
Hannah Keyser
2.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This '1984' Play Is So Intense It's Making People Puke and Faint

Good news for theatergoers who like plays but wish they barfed more!
River Donaghey
6.26.17
dystopia

[Exclusive] 5 Artists Reimagine '1984' for Modern Times

George Orwell's sci-fi classic is more popular than ever. Here's how artists relate to the book's increasingly relevant ideas:
Beckett Mufson
3.13.17
Art

Famous Authors' Iconic Works Become Illustrated Architectures

"Intelligence is an accident of evolution, and not necessarily an advantage." — Isaac Asimov
Nathaniel Ainley
6.2.16
mlb

New Technologies Are Forcing Baseball To Balance Big Data With "Big Brother"

New technologies have made it possible for baseball teams to know more than ever about their players. This new data can benefit both sides, but it can also be an invasion of privacy. Where's the line?
Rian Watt
5.27.16
Art

A Pot-Themed Art Show Heads to California: Last Week in Art

Oh, and Jeb Bush is having an event at Art Basel Miami.
Sami Emory
11.2.15
Stuff

These New Dystopian 'Advertising Eyes' Stare Right into Your Soul

The new technology, which scans crowds to decide what kind of product to advertise, is evidence that we're living in a dystopian satire written by a heavy-handed idiot.
Sam Kriss
8.28.15
News

Talking to Students at Bangkok's Hunger Games Protest

In Thailand, the <i>Hunger Games</i> films have increasingly become a symbol of dissent against the military junta running the country.
Sally Mairs
11.23.14
News

Are Lie Detector Tests Complete Bullshit?

Lie detectors have been under fire since they were invented in the early 1920s, but the feds just indicted a guy who makes a living dishing out tips on how to fool them.
Allie Conti
11.18.14
Fashion

1984-Inspired Fashion Collection Protects Your Phone With Anti-Surveillance Tech

Fashion company The Affair's latest designs include The UnPocket, a detachable pocket that makes your gadgets unhackable and untraceable.
Kevin Holmes
9.9.14
News

Who Wins When Cops Wear Cameras?

This summer from hell has put out-of-control policing front and center in the American conversation.
Matt Taylor
9.8.14