The Great American Xanax Legacy
How the drug went from a medication for middle-class Americans to being glorified by a range of hip-hop artists.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
JAY-Z Releases Staggering New Videos for “Legacy,” “Smile,” and “Marcy Me”
Susan Sarandon and Ron Perlman star alongside an ensemble cast of rising stars as JAY-Z returns to surprise Friday night releases.
Alex Robert Ross
RIP William Onyeabor, Who Remained a Mystery Until the End
The electro-funk pioneer and record label boss has died at the age of 70, and leaves behind a legacy steeped in secrecy.
Grace Jones and the Power of Sex
Jones wrote about sex as if she simply could not, and would not, live without it. For that, we can thank her for every painted body, bondage scene and liberated nipple we see today.
The Sick Day Issue
Inside the US Effort to Clear Millions of Vietnam-Era Bombs in Laos
In some of Laos's impoverished rural villages, bomb craters have left the earth resembling the surface of the moon. The effort to clear Laos of war-era bombs goes on.
R. W. McMorrow
Bill Cunningham Made Me Feel Like a Real New Yorker
His pictures are tribal—the many vibrant differences that make up the entire city are on display.
Happy 10th Birthday Reddit, It's Been a Glorious Shitshow
After a decade on the web, what's Reddit's legacy?
See Frida Kahlo's Pumps and Prosthetics in an Intimate Photo Series
Ischiuchi Miyako’s photographic record of the beloved artist is on exhibition at London's Michael Hoppen Gallery
Laila Ali Says Floyd Mayweather Is a Broken Little Boy
Laila Ali doesn't agree that Mayweather is better than her father, says Floyd is "a little boy, a broken person."
VICE vs Video games
Lamenting the Loss of ‘Silent Hills’ and ‘P.T.’
Own a PS4 but not "P.T."? Get it now before it disappears, perhaps forever.
A Requiem for Crystal Castles, Because They Were Fucking Awesome
To watch Crystal Castles perform live was to watch a throbbing heart open itself raw and baptize you with anarchic glee.
Life After Death: #MilesForJamie and the Race to Beat Cancer
Jamie Roberts was a coach, friend, and inspiration to the people in her life. She remains an inspiration well after her death.