Music

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ariana Grande's Good New Song 'thank u, next' Is Now a Good Meme, Too

Her latest track is a powerful anthem about self-love. It's also a potent meme.
Peter Slattery
11.5.18
Culture

Punks Tell Us the Least Punk Thing They Ever Did

What’s worse? Working as a narc or as a real estate agent?
Graham Isador
11.1.18
Culture

Please Enjoy These Fantastically Brutal Illustrations by a Death Metal Icon

Mark Riddick has designed album art, posters, and merch for Exodus, Arch Enemy, Dying Fetus... and Justin Bieber.
Beckett Mufson
10.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tim Heidecker's New Song 'Ballad of the Incel Man' Is Savage as Hell

It's a brilliant roast of the kind of dudes that wear 'Hillary for Prison' shirts or whatever.
River Donaghey
10.29.18
local legends

Boston's Keytar Bear Is a Great Musician, When People Aren't Punching Him

After a motorcycle accident and a summer off, Beantown's infamous, mysterious mascot has returned to perform.
Alex Norcia
10.25.18
Culture

'Baby One More Time' Came Out 20 Years Ago, And We're All Closer to Death

Britney Spears took to Twitter on Tuesday to thank her fans for being there for her through two. whole. decades.
Kara Weisenstein
10.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canadian ‘Stunt Rapper’ Dies Trying to Rap on Wing of Plane

Jon James McMurray died after a stunt went wrong, falling to his death when the plane went into a spiral.
Mack Lamoureux
10.23.18
YouTube

You Need to Listen to 'Synthwave,' the Chillest Beats On YouTube

How the genre mined 80s nostalgia and modern dystopia to become a giant on YouTube.
Luke Winkie
10.18.18
Film

'A Star Is Born' Is Bad, Actually

The movie is two hours of anxiety punctuated by the brief ecstasy of Lady Gaga's singing.
Nicole Clark
10.12.18
Film

Netflix's Epic Quincy Jones Doc Blows That Wild Interview Out of the Water

You need to watch the film, directed by his daughter Rashida Jones, and bask in his unbridled genius.
Taylor Hosking
10.9.18
The Nice Guide to Right Now

This Adorable Cat Mascot Thing Can Shred the Goddamn Drums

All hail Nyango Star.
River Donaghey
10.8.18
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