Los Angeles

Late Capitalism

LA Teachers Are Helping Kids Learn Even as They're Striking

Some parents have no choice but to send their kids to school, even if they support the strike. But teachers and parents are also setting up co-ops to keep things moving.
Sonja Sharp
1.16.19
Culture

There's Actually an Ally Billboard from 'A Star Is Born' in LA Now

And it's in the same location, in real life, as it was in the film.
Nicole Clark
1.4.19
christmas

A Critical Analysis of Bob Dylan's 2018 Xmas Lights

Though the Woolsey Fire took out Mr. Dylan's fence and hedge, it was not able to destroy his Christmas spirit.
Merrill Markoe
12.21.18
climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin
11.19.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Safe Spaces

Out of despair, students of color seek meaningful ways to reflect on national politics and social injustice on their own terms.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
10.18.18
Film

This Is the Best Version of 'A Star Is Born' Yet

To prep for the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper reboot, I watched all the old versions, and the new one is the best of the bunch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Busted Three LA Teens and a Mom for String of Celeb Burglaries

They allegedly stole millions of dollars worth of cash and jewelry from celebrities like Rihanna, and were apparently planning to hit LeBron James and Matt Damon next.
Drew Schwartz
10.3.18
Religion

I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me,' I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.1.18
Cannabis

California's Illegal Weed Industry Is Doing Better Than Ever

Those in the weed business have discovered that the black market is still more profitable in many ways than the newly legal industry.
Hayley Fox
9.6.18
VICELAND

The DREAMer Hoping to Make It as a Professional Hollywood Photographer

We went out with Instagrammer Angel Pacheco in LA to see how he captures his gritty party photos.
Sarah Bellman
8.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LA's New Naked Trump Statue Envisions the President as a Killer Clown

Activist art collective INDECLINE explains why its latest statue is based on serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Drew Schwartz
8.17.18
Pee

I Went to a Donald Trump-Themed Pee Party

The Los Angeles-based collective Dominatrixes Against Donald Trump spent a recent evening peeing on men dressed as the president.
Zachary Shucklin
8.10.18
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