philosophy

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Conan O'Brien Wants You to Know That Nothing Matters and You're Going to Die

"Eventually, all our graves go unattended."
River Donaghey
12 hours ago
Culture

Anxiety Is Our New Religion

Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
Gideon Jacobs
12.7.18
Internet

A Rhetoric Professor Explains How to Win an Online Argument

"The right way of telling someone to fuck off is to stop talking and end the conversation."
Vincenzo Ligresti
11.26.18
How to Exist OK

What It's Like Knowing You'll Die of Cancer at 35

"I’ve realized that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."
Gideon Jacobs
11.2.18
VICE Guide to Life

The Books That Can Change and/or Ruin Your Life in College

A reading list and a cautionary tale.
VICE Staff
9.12.18
atheism

The Seven Types of Atheist

We spoke to philosopher John Gray about the many different forms of atheist that exist today, and why the majority of them suck.
Adam Forrest
4.23.18
Television

Is 'Rick and Morty' as Smart as Its Fans Think It Is?

We asked a scientist, a philosopher, and a script writer.
Tom Usher
9.18.17
Collage

These Handcrafted Collages Are Hopelessly Lost in Thought

Antique portrait subjects reveal their inner thoughts in øjeRum’s evocative layered works.
Diana Shi
5.28.17
philosophy

You Have No Free Will

According to neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky, all of our actions can be attributed to our biology.
Josiah Hesse
5.25.17
painting

Surreal Feminist Paintings Ponder the Meaning of Life

Alexandra Levasseur paints fantastical portraits of women that balance naturalism and existentialism.
Cailey Rizzo
4.16.17
still lifes

Let These Pastel Still Lifes Give You Déjà Vu

Through sculpture, illustration, and installation, artist Langdon Graves explores the complexities of human existence.
Abby Ronner
4.11.17
Gaming

A Panda? An Office Building? A Galaxy? You Can Become Literally Anything in this F*cking Incredible Video Game

Animator and artist David O'Reilly reaches for the stars and beyond in 'Everything,' the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed, 'Mountain.'
Beckett Mufson
3.22.17
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