Jason Leopold


Why a 60s Band Was Flagged the 'Most Vulgar Thing the Human Mind Could Possibly Conceive'

On this episode of ‘The VICE Magazine Podcast,’ Jason Leopold discusses why the FBI looked into politically charged 60s rock group the Fugs.


The September Issue of VICE Magazine Is Now Online

There's an excerpt from Emily Witt's upcoming book about Nollywood, snapshots from a flower festival in Valencia, Spain, and more.


Check Out the Fifth Episode of 'The VICE Magazine Podcast'

We discuss gang violence in Long Island, the threat to free press in the Philippines, and the life of an iconic protester.


New Details on the Infamous DC Madam Scandal Emerge

Revisiting one of the biggest scandals to rock Washington, DC.


​The April Issue of VICE Magazine Is Now Online

We spend 72 hours at Hasidic Burning Man, sit down with poet Patricia Lockwood, and more.


New Details on the Plane Hijacking You Always Thought Was an Urban Legend

According to legend, D.B. Cooper jumped out of a plane somewhere in the Pacific Northwest with $200,000 in ransom money strapped to his body and then disappeared.


The March Issue of VICE Magazine Is Now Online

There's a profile of Vince Staples, a feature from Molly Crabapple on the fate of tens of thousands of refugees trapped in Greece, and more.


How the Military Is Failing Its Guards at Guantánamo Bay

Navy vet Andrew Turner said he suffers from PTSD after the military left him unprepared for the brutal verbal and physical abuse he endured while serving as a high-level guard at the detention center.


How the Government Monitored Twitter During Baltimore's Freddie Gray Protests

This month's FOIA should serve as a cautionary note to activists using Twitter and other social media to promote their causes.


The Shadowy Process Behind Guantánamo Bay Detainee Release Rulings

With the help of the Freedom of Information Act, we got a look at the secretive process of how Guantánamo detainees are evaluated for a second chance at freedom.