Jim Jones


A Jonestown Survivor and King Woman's Kristina Esfandiari Discuss Healing from Trauma

The frontwoman of King Woman talks with author Deborah Layton about her experience in the Peoples Temple cult on the anniversary of the horrific Jonestown Massacre.
Kristina Esfandiari

Vince Gilligan Talks About His 'X-Files' Past and New Show About Jim Jones

The 'Breaking Bad' creator explains what he learned while working on 'X-Files' and tells us about his new show concerning the leader of the People's Temple cult.
Courtney DeWitt
true crime

How Jim Jones Went from Civil Rights Leader to Cult Murderer

Before he was the notorious head of a murder-suicide cult, the Indiana preacher was a socialist who fought Jim Crow.
Seth Ferranti

This Is How Cults Work

Ian Haworth, an ex-cult member, has been running the Cult Information Center since 1987. I caught up with him recently to get an insight into how a modern day cult operates.
Daniel Dylan Wray

This Dude Started His Own Cult

"It's a group performance where everyone's a player," says Christopher Allman, the creator and leader of the People of Ieya.
Rick Paulas

Cam'ron Is Still Harlem's Diplomat

We caught up with Cam and spoke with him about Max B, wearing pink, and pioneering the "punchline flow."
Bobby Viteri
The Fashion Issue 2008


During the 2004 climax of Dipset mania, if someone told me that Cam’ron’s weed carrier would be the only dude in the crew anyone gave a shit about, I would have adjusted my oversize pink New Era to make sure I was hearing them right.
VICE Staff
The Gangs Issue

Bloody Kool-Aid

Yes, this is yet another Dipset article. But when we're dealing with gangs and cults, how could we omit Jim Jones, the infamous cult leader of the Byrd Gang?