Oral History

Culture

Jean-Claude Van Damme Was 'Coked Out of His Mind' During 'Street Fighter,' Director Says

Director Steven de Souza described filming the 90s action flick as a total shit show.
Drew Schwartz
7.17.18
Film

An Oral History of 'Jackass: The Movie'

To celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the most legendary stunt film of all time, we spoke to everyone involved.
Marianne Eloise
10.3.17
Film

An Oral History of 'River's Edge,' 1987's Most Polarizing Teen Film

From Keanu's first big role to Crispin Glover's weirdest wigs, a look back at the making of the indie thriller.
Matt Gilligan
5.9.17
Collage

Annie Legnini Recycles Items to Create Portraits Showcasing the Multicultural Experience of the Bronx

'The Bronx Faces' series is made up of Q-tips, Pokemon cards, coffee filters, and other materials.
Edenized Perez
4.1.17
Art

When an Unplayable Record Preserves a Long-Lost Language | Conservation Lab

A chance discovery in an anthropologist’s archives uncovered native voices from a remote Alaskan island. Here's what happened next.
Noémie Jennifer
12.13.16
Please Kill Me

The Oral History of the First Two Times the Beatles Took Acid

A few months after George John were unexpectedly dosed with LSD, the whole band decided to try psychedelics properly. So they holed up in Zsa Zsa Gabor's house with Peter Fonda and David Crosby to get properly fucked.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
12.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's What Jon Stewart Had to Say About Trump's Election

The former 'Daily Show' host spoke to Charlie Rose on Thursday in his first interview after the election.
VICE Staff
11.17.16
diggin

Mike Paradinas on How Boardgames, Spliffs, and Vodka Influenced His Off-the-Wall LP with Aphex Twin

One half of Mike & Rich recounts the making of 'Expert Knob Twiddlers' ahead of its upcoming 20th anniversary reissue.
Gary Suarez
8.29.16
Features

The Oral History of the First Toronto Nightclub That Brought Gays, Straights, and Ravers Together

The people behind Industry tell the story of the celebrated venue which bridged communities and genres.
Benjamin Boles
6.23.16
Features

An Oral History of the Legendary 80s Club That Introduced Toronto to House Music

Before the raves and entertainment district, the Twilight Zone was the city's answer to New York's Paradise Garage.
Benjamin Boles
5.30.16
Stuff

How 'The State' Made Comedy Weirder and Better

'The State' was a short-lived, cult TV show in the 90s that laid the groundwork for nearly 30 years of comedy gold from a crew of 11 comedians, known today for 'Reno 911!' and 'Wet Hot American Summer.'
Patrick Lyons
5.7.16
VICE Long Reads

#DrummondPuddleWatch: An Oral History of the World's Most Famous Puddle

Over a month later, what is the legacy of one social media's defining moments?
Joel Golby
2.15.16
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