LADS

soccer

Irish Soccer Club Fakes Player's Death to Get out of Game

An amateur club in Ireland told the league Fernando LaFuente had died in a car crash for some reason. A moment of silence was held at games across the league and he became famous.
Sean Newell
11.28.18
Features

Why do Lads Love Klock and Dettmann So Much?

The two Berghain residents have found a home crowd quite different to their Teutonic roots.
Josh Baines
5.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Palace Guard Caught Snorting 'Substance' While on Duty

"I'd be very surprised if this powder does turn out to be drugs."
VICE Staff
9.12.16
Features

Introducing the New Breed of Bro Taking Over Britain's House Music Scene

The "house lad" is a harmless and logical conclusion of the festival boom, wholesale dance music, and the proliferation of MDMA.
Angus Harrison
7.26.16
Internet

Reddit’s r/MadLads Captures the End of British Lad Culture

Is the Bantersaurus rex approaching extinction?
Roisin Kiberd
7.15.16
Interviews

"There Is a Human Need to Get Fucked Up": Wild Beasts Unravel the British Night Out

In light of their new album 'Boy King,' I took the band to a pub to explore about how every one of us changes when the sun goes down.
Angus Harrison
6.16.16
Stuff

The Death of British Lad Culture: How the UK's Dumb Young Men Finally Grew Up

Just three years ago, there was a palpable sense of fear in the British media about the horrors Lads were capable of. Now, they've all but disappeared. What happened?
Clive Martin
11.30.15
Stuff

Dapper Laughs, the UK's Most Controversial Comedian, Is Trying to Reinvent Himself as a Feminist, Sort Of

After being turned into a pariah for a rape joke, the laddish comic is working to rehabilitate his reputation while satisfying his hardcore fans.
Joel Golby
11.23.15
tech

Cops Are Incredibly Bad at Making Jokes on Twitter

On Sunday, a British police department demonstrated why rape-based humor really, really doesn't work.
Adam Clery
11.2.15
Stuff

The VICE Guide to Drinking in Britain

Haha, yeah! Wooo! Haha. Drinking!
Joel Golby
7.1.15
Stuff

Meet the Dwarf Who Gets Handcuffed to Drunks at British Bachelor Parties

Ben Wilcox's job is to accompany soon-to-be brides and grooms. It gets messy sometimes.
Sophia Rahman
6.16.15
Holy Shit

Watch This Dutch Punk Singer Catch a Flying Pint of Beer While Crowdsurfing

Take any feelings of pride and accomplishment you got from the last 48 hours, and deposit them in the bin.
Emma Garland
6.15.15
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