OBSESSIONS

OBSESSIONS

I'm Obsessively Afraid That I Might Kill My Parents

Harm OCD is the obsessive fear of not being able to stop yourself from doing something terrible.
Octave Paradis
9.2.16
Film

Social Sci-Fi Film 'Sculpt' Plays Out Humanity's Dark Obsessions

Sci-fi, shibari, Charlotte Rampling, and Willem Dafoe star in Loris Gréaud's dark sci-fi art film, 'Sculpt.'
Anna Marks
6.30.16
AMERICAN OBSESSIONS

How 'Sailor Moon' Fandom Became a Refuge for 90s Queer Kids

VICE dives into the inclusive world of 'Sailor Moon' fandom to understand how the 90s cartoon helped shape young queer identities and create a sense of community.
VICE Staff
3.28.16
Stuff

An In-Depth Analysis of Bob Dylan's 2015 Christmas Lights

For the first time in years, Bob Dylan upgraded his Christmas display. I found deeper meaning in every new string of lights.
Merrill Markoe
12.14.15
YouTube

This YouTube Dermatologist Is the Hero of Pimple Popping Fetishists

An interview with one of the web's preeminent pimple popping doctors.
Marie Declercq
9.7.15
Food

Meet the Guy Who's Been Eating Chipotle Every Day for Five Months

"This will sound really dumb, but I don't like Mexican food."
Zach Sokol
7.21.15
Stuff

This Koreatown Psychic Loved 'Titanic' So Much He Made His Own Ship

He also named his son "Jack."
Lucy Tiven
3.14.15
AMERICAN OBSESSIONS

The Two Kids Who Remade Indiana Jones Shot for Shot

VICE tracks down two best friends who have spent their lives making a 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' adaptation by reenacting each scene. We caught up with them as they shot the final frames of their epic.
VICE Staff
3.4.15
Tao of Terence

Beyond "Existentialism"

I learned of Terence McKenna on September 14, 2012, when I was 29 years old. Over the following week or so I watched footage of him on YouTube for probably ~30 hours and have been fascinated by him ever since.
Tao Lin
7.8.14
Munchies

If I Could Join Nutella Addicts Anonymous, I Would

Fifty years ago this year, one of the most delicious substances on the face of our planet was invented in the back room of an Italian bakery: Nutella. Half a century after its creation, the world's insatiable appetite for the sweet, spreadable brown...
Eleanor Morgan
5.27.14
Travel

The Young, Tattooed, Obsessive Fans Roaming Disneyland

Disneyland's social clubs are made up of young people so in love with the amusement park that they've tattooed themselves with its logos. They've been accused of smoking weed and starting fights, but they say they're all about good clean fun.
Crissy Van Meter
3.11.14
Sports

Joe Johnson Is Very Big in China: A Love Story

By day, Yonsan Johnson is an electrical engineer who ekes out the equivalent of $2,400 a year in a factory in northern China. By night, though, he manages the Chinese Joe Johnson Fan Club, and he has accumulated and edited what is likely the world’s...
Evin Demirel
5.2.13
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