Open Letters

Open Letters

We Are Drowning in a Devolved World: An Open Letter from Devo

Following the band's Rock Hall nomination, founder Gerald Casale reflects on its dystopian legacy in the age of Trump.
Gerald V. Casale
Open Letters

Drake Isn’t Appropriating British Working-Class Culture, FFS

MistaJam exclusively sent us his response to the writer who implied Drake has no place anywhere near 'Top Boy'.
MistaJam .
Open Letters

Congresswoman-Elect Pramila Jayapal: This Is No Time to Hide in the Shadows

The first Indian-American woman elected to Congress on the importance of standing together—and fighting back—against an administration that threatens to roll back decades of progress in this country.
Pramila Jayapal
Open Letters

Get a Load of This Asshole Coach's Open Letter to Recruits She Doesn't Want

This open letter is nuts.
Sean Newell

@Seinfeld2000 Breaks Down Taylor Swift's Open Letter to Apple

Imagen what he had to say, baby!
Breaking News

Taylor Swift Has Slapped Apple Music Harder Than a Ninja Businessman in the "Bad Blood" Video

Now everyone is getting paid. WOOHOO!
Joe Zadeh

A Letter from a Sex Worker to a Wife About Her Cheating Husband

Despite what you may think of me, I offer a service that's discreet, uncomplicated, and a necessary ingredient in a lot of marriages.
April Adams

A VICE Intern Is at the Center of a Racism Row

VICE Alps Tori Reichel is a black Austrian whose photo was plastered all over his university's website as an example of a foreign-exchange student. Except he's not foreign.
Joel Golby
Thinkpieces And Shit

An Open Letter to the Dads of Hip-Hop: Stop Worrying About Nicki Minaj's Ass

Your mansplaining opinions of Nicki Minaj are irrelevant and cliché.
Vanessa Quilantan

In Defense of 'Game of Thrones' and Epic Fantasy

An open letter to GoT-hater Clive Martin.
Harry Cheadle
Pen Pals

Sexx Money's Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

Everyone's writing open letters to Miley Cyrus, even prison inmates like Sexx Money—he might get his pop culture news way later than everyone else, but he wants everyone to know how much he loves Miley.
Bert Burykill

Dear Watain, Thank You for Being the Best Band Ever

Imagine Led Zeppelin, except imagine a Led Zeppelin you actually want to listen to.
Zachary Lipez