The Rise and Fall of Based Spartan
VICE met up with the former alt-right radical to hear how he wound up involved with the movement, and why he decided to leave it.
How Doctors Gaslight Women into Doubting Their Own Pain
Maya Dusenbery’s book, "Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick," explains how women’s health issues have historically been dismissed—and what we can do about it now.
Remembering the Great Anti-Popcorn Hysteria of 1994
“The scariest thing at the movies isn't Jason or Freddy Krueger... It's popcorn," the New York Times once wrote. They were being serious.
What It's Like to Believe You're Constantly Being Watched
VICE meets up with a few Americans who claim they're victims of "gang stalking"—a vast organized surveillance plot.
How to get the most out of your new artificial womb.
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What It Was Like to Embed with America's Largest Right-Wing Militia
Filmmaker James Burns discusses his recent documentary, which highlights the controversial Georgia III% Security Force, on this episode of 'The VICE Magazine Podcast.'
What Our Obsession with Tragic, Beautiful, Mentally Ill Women Says About Us
Since the Victorian days—where "hysterics" confined in institutions were forced to dress and act like Ophelia—mental illness in women has wrongly been framed as something beautiful and unknowable.
What Right-Wing Militants Are Hoping for After a Government Collapse
We talked to Three Percenters and experts on the modern militia movement about their nebulous vision of a future many Americans want nothing to do with.
This Three Percenter Militia Is Hell-Bent on Keeping Its Guns
VICE embeds with one of America's controversial, right-wing, "anti-terror" militias, the Georgia III% Security Force.
Def Leppard’s 'Hysteria' Has Rocked for 30 Years but You Still Can't Stream It
On the heels of their hit album 'Pyromania,' plagued by setbacks, the band set out to make an album with seven hit singles—and succeeded.
Freaking Out Is Fun, But Let's All Stop Hoarding Bread and Milk
The chances of you dying of starvation during a winter storm are pretty slim, so stop buying way more bread than you can possibly eat and just chill out with a hot toddy.
Doctors Created Vibrators After Growing Tired of Masturbating 'Hysterical' Women
One hundred years ago, the vibrator was invented to relieve doctors, whose fingers were frequently cramped from treating "hysteria" in female patients. Afterwards, it became a popular household appliance to help women get off on their own.