gritty

Horkfest

We Went on an Exhaustive Gritty-Inspired Philadelphia Food Crawl

Because Philadelphia is the best fucking city in the world and you bet your ass we’re gonna jump on the chance to expense a cheesesteak.
Hannah Keyser
Danielle Wayda
2.6.19
Culture

Everyone We Couldn't Escape in 2018

From Ari to Gritty to Adonis's swole ass dad, these people were everywhere this year, and we mostly liked it.
VICE Staff
12.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Really, Really Wants to Be 'TIME' Person of the Year

"I can't imagine anybody else other than Trump. Can you imagine anybody else other than Trump?"
River Donaghey
11.21.18
extremism

Gritty-inspired protesters just chased a right-wing rally out of Philly

A rag-tag group of a few dozen right wing activists, Trump supporters, and Proud Boys gathered in Philadelphia. Gritty was there to meet them.
Tess Owen
11.18.18
gritty

Meet the Flyers Fan Who Got Gritty's Face Tattooed on His Ass

James Kirn, a lifelong Flyers fan, has no regrets after getting a massive tattoo of the Philadelphia mascot on his left butt cheek.
Kyle Cantlon
10.29.18
this jawn

“Keep your Marxist hands off Gritty”: WSJ writer fumes over allegations that a furry mascot is antifa

The 7-foot Philadelphia Flyers icon has become a mascot for the left.
Rex Santus
10.8.18
gritty

Gritty is Now a Political Icon

The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot, Gritty, last month. He's Antifa now, apparently.
Sean Newell
10.2.18
beer

Gritty Has a Beer Now Because Of Course He Does

The appropriately-named 'Nightmare Fuel' distills the essence of the gone-to-seed-Muppet into a vanilla- and orange-scented cream ale.
Hannah Keyser
9.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Don't Trust Gritty

Something sinister is lurking inside the humanoid spaghetti squash.
River Donaghey
9.25.18
mascots

Flyers New Mascot is Very Hairy, Very Orange, and Very Googly-Eyed

Philadelphia's new mascot is named Gritty, because this is hockey we are talking about, and it's pretty bugged out.
Sean Newell
9.24.18
Photo

Vintage Photos of New York and Boston That Look Like 'Stills from a Horror Film'

These street photos by Richard Sandler are "also a love-letter. A love-letter to our world and everyone around us," writes Jonathan Ames in the photographer's new book 'The Eyes of the City.'
Richard Sandler; Text by Jonathan Ames
11.6.16
Photo

Gritty Street Photos of Tokyo in the 70s and 80s

"When the last trains in Tokyo are gone, along with the businessmen and women, students, and the workers of restaurants and bars, Tokyo is deserted, and the 'other face of Tokyo' emerges," writes photographer Masatoshi Naito about his photo book.
Masotoshi Naito
10.16.16
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