The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teens Could Actually Go to Jail for Trick-or-Treating in This Virginia Town

Any teen caught spending their Halloween in the most wholesome way imaginable could face six months behind bars.
Drew Schwartz

Move Over Moth Memes, Spooky Memes Are Here Just in Time for Halloween

It's 💀 Spook- 💀 tober 💀 people!
Beckett Mufson

7 Movies New to Netflix this October that Pass the Bechdel Test

Grab your candy corn and binge-watch mindfully.
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Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 10/28

New projects from Tove Lo, Meek Mill, and Honeyblood make this week's list, but Tkay Maidza's debut stands out.
Alex Robert Ross
weak in review

Rich Hill Is Mr. October: David Roth's Weak in Review

The Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in a long and grueling game that's already a classic. It was also October in microcosm.
David Roth
The Music Issue

I Met the Rappers Trying to Legitimize Hick-Hop and One of Them Licked Me

Country rap, also known as hick-hop, has been dismissed as cultural appropriation and musical abomination. One group of rappers is trying to change that.
Zach Goldbaum
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Listen Back to DJ Qu and DJ October's B2B Set from Peckham Rye Music Festival

Here's what happens when New Jersey meets Bristol in a bar in south east London.
Josh Baines
the royals way

How The Royals Won The James Shields Trade, And Everything Else

Two years ago, the Royals were crushed for trading their best prospects in a blockbuster deal. They won that trade, for the same reasons they'd later win it all.
Matthew Kory

One Last Look Back at Baseball in 2015

In 2015, a few could-be dynasties arrived on the scene ahead of schedule, the Royals were perfect, the Dodgers spent money, and nothing happened quite as planned.
Jonathan Bernhardt
tall tales

The Mythical Kansas City Royals

The World Series Champion Royals love the late innings, the deep night.
Robert O'Connell

Mangelwurzels Make the Creepiest Jack-o-Lanterns

In the Somerset town of Hinton St. George, locals mark Halloween with "Punkies," hollowed-out mangolds or mangelwurzels (a type of beetroot) containing a lit candle.
Angela Hui
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David Roth's Weak In Review: October, And The Upside Of Anarchy

Baseball works according to different rules in October. Here, now, everything is unreasonable and strange. In a buttoned-up game, a little anarchy goes a long way.
David Roth