Patriotism

Essays

Somehow Nickelback Made Ice Cube's Meathead Racing Flick 'Torque' a Classic

Fifteen years after its release, we look back on the sappy bro soundtracks that defined the nativist exceptionalism of the post-9/11 years.
Gary Suarez
1.24.19
entertainment

Sarah Silverman: Patriotism Is "Perverted"

Fresh off the first season of her new Hulu show, the comic veteran shares her regrets and hopes.
Hope Reese
12.18.17
red right hand

Murder at America's Border: The Story of an Anti-Immigration Vigilante

VICE visits an Arizona border town to explore the patriotic undercurrents that allegedly motivated a Minutemen leader's cold-blooded crime.
VICE Staff
11.30.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama slams Trump's DACA decision as ‘cruel' and 'wrong,' North Korea threatens more nuclear tests, Trump declares state of emergency in Florida and US territories, and more.
VICE Staff
9.6.17
Sex machina

Fireworks in My Pants: I Wore Sound-Activated Vibrating Underwear on July 4

Could pyrotechnic-induced orgasms turn me into a patriot?
Maria Yagoda
7.4.17
Patriotism

How British People Talk About Patriotism

The new Englishness is a celebration of everything it hates, defined by all the wrong it sees.
Angus Harrison
2.27.17
tv

'24: Legacy' and the Complicated Issue of Minority Patriotism Under Trump

The fact that the show pits one maligned demographic against another is both provocative and grossly ill-timed.
Dave Schilling
2.9.17
Patriotism

Stephen A. Smith Points Out NFL's Paid Patriotism Problem

NFL players only started appearing on field for the national anthem in 2009, which puts the whole Colin Kaepernick controversy in a new light.
Patrick Sauer
9.14.16
WTF

Check Out This Tasteless 9/11 Soda Display from a Florida Walmart

"We will never forget"... the great deals on Coca-Cola brand products that Walmart offers each and every day.
Alex Swerdloff
9.8.16
Internet Exploring

Justin Bieber Covering the Tragically Hip's "Wheat Kings" Puts the Maple Leaf in the Canadian Flag

God keep our brand (and wheat) glorious and free.
Phil Witmer
9.7.16
PROTESTS

Why the Sports World Can't Handle Colin Kaepernick's Protest

Colin Kaepernick's protest was always going to go badly for him.
Sean Newell
8.29.16
katerina stewart

Katerina Stewart Quit Pro Tennis for the Army, Will it Derail Her Career?

Katerina Stewart made the bold and patriotic to forego the women's pro tennis circuit to serve her country, but her career might not always be there.
Patrick Sauer
8.24.16
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