nixon

VICE US

How the Mafia Fueled Richard Nixon's Political Career

The famously corrupt president didn't just go rogue in the White House—a new book shows that, like, Donald Trump, Nixon had a long history of Mafia-tainted activity.
Seth Ferranti
11.20.17
Chicago Cubs

Cubs Come Back from Down 3-1 as History Prepares to Repeat Itself

In 1968, the Cardinals blew a 3-1 lead to the Tigers, and the country was a disaster.
Steven Goldman
11.3.16
Noisey News

Jay Z: "The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail"

In an op-ed video for the New York Times illustrated by Molly Crabapple, Jay Z shares a history of the failed War on Drugs.
Kyle Kramer
9.15.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, two suicide bombers who attacked Brussels yesterday were named, a cop called Ted Cruz's comments about Muslim neighborhood patrols "foolish," a Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg has died, and more.
VICE Staff
3.23.16
video

Street Art to Save a Generation | Art World: San Pedro Sula

Local artists are taking back the streets through an emerging art scene.
The Creators Project
12.15.15
The Film That Made Me...

'Nixon' Was the Film That Gave Me Sympathy for the Devil

Nixon was a crook, but seeing his many flaws on screen showed me I wasn't alone in my imperfections.
Andrew Lowry
4.30.15
Organic farming

Turns Out Boring Old Lentils Are Surprisingly Radical

During the 1980s farming crisis, a group of renegade Heartland farmers radicalized conventional agriculture with one surprising crop: lentils.
Lauren Rothman
2.16.15
Features

How Curiosity, Luck, and the Flip of a Switch Saved the Moon Program

Lightning never strikes the same place twice, until it does, and you're in a rocket to the moon.
ALEX PASTERNACK
11.19.14
Tidbits

Snail Facials Are All the Rage, and Dolly Parton Opens an Online Store

Weird fashion news from across the internet.
Annette Lamothe-Ramos
4.5.14
Stuff

Komplaint Dept. - Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan, Part II

J.G. Ballard's short fiction, "Why I Want To Fuck Ronald Reagan," is a remarkable and remarkably prescient piece written in 1967, 13 years prior to Reagan's nomination as his party's candidate for president.
Bob Nickas
12.19.13
Motherboard Blog

The Quaint Paranoia of the Nixon Tapes

The fidelity of the recordings won’t knock Robin Thicke off the top of the charts, as the quality is pretty come and go. But the release of the last of the Nixon tapes recalls a time before everyone listened to everyone.
Ben Richmond
8.23.13
Stuff

Reading 'Born Again' in Jail

I’ve spent the last year or so in a federal lock-up awaiting trial on charges that have been duly <a href=http://www.vice.com/read/why-is-barrett-brown-facing-100-years-in-jail>analyzed elsewhere</a>. Long story short: I’m facing decades in prison...
Barrett Brown
8.12.13
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