hysteria

hysteria

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.
VICE Staff
3.28.18
Health

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.
Suzannah Weiss
3.6.18
history

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.19.18
hysteria

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.
VICE Staff
11.7.17
Terraform

Hysteria

How to get the most out of your new artificial womb.
Meg Elison
11.2.17
the VICE magazine podcast

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.'
Ellis Jones
11.1.17
Broadly

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.
Bethy Squires
10.20.17
Three Percenters

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.
Mark Hay
10.18.17
hysteria

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.
VICE Staff
10.18.17
The Unstreamables

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.
Al Shipley
8.4.17
hysteria

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.
Munchies Staff
3.13.17
Health

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.
Bethy Squires
1.6.17
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