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What It's Like to Be a Hardcore Body Modifier

VICE met up with a guy who's been tattooed, pierced, and hooked more times than he can count.
VICE Staff
10.11.17
VICELAND

Meet the Brits Who Want to Have Their Tongues Split

On a new episode of 'NEEDLES & PINS,' VICELAND host Grace Neutral heads to the UK for a look at tribal tattoos and extreme body modification.
VICE Staff
3.21.17
VICELAND

Inside the World of Japan's Erotic and Illegal Tattoos

On a new episode of 'NEEDLES & PINS,' VICELAND host Grace Neutral heads to Japan to understand the country's complicated relationship with tattoo culture.
VICE Staff
3.14.17
Stuff

Thanks to Linkin Park There’s an Industry of Plastic Surgeons Fixing Those Massive Earlobe Gauges

Many of the 00s scene kids are having buyer's remorse about stretching out their earlobes.
Julia Wright
4.8.16
Stuff

What It’s Like Living with Eyeball Tattoos

For people living with eyeball tattoos, reactions can range from "cool contacts!" to being mistaken for the devil.
Sarah Berman
4.7.16
NSFW

This Body Modification Expert Invented a Gory Technique to Manipulate Flesh

The Swiss-born body modification pro Yann Brenyak has developed an innovative style of tattoo that he describes as "graphic skin removal."
Zach Sokol
12.6.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

College Teacher Gets Students to Watch Him Hang From Hooks in His Chest, Is Sorry, Resigns

He explained that he was in need of more "aggressive" mental health treatment.
Mike Pearl
10.20.15
Stuff

Nice, Normal Girls Don't Get Their Genitals Pierced

Getting the skin above my clitoris pierced made me wonder why there's still a stigma attached to genital piercings.
​Gen Bouchard
6.8.15
Teen Rites

What I Learned from Growing Up Nu Metal in British Suburbia

Say what you will about nu metal—to kids trapped in nondescript suburbia, futuristic angsty metal with both screaming and rapping makes total sense.
Kate Hutchinson
2.12.15
Stuff

Should Getting Beaten Up Because You’re a ‘Freak with Horns’ Be Considered a Hate Crime?

I talked to a lawyer who said that it probably wouldn't be treated as one in the courts.
Raf Katigbak
11.20.14
News

Craig Unger Wrote a Book About Karl Rove

'Vanity Fair' contributing editor Craig Unger just published a book with Scribner's on Rove's consolidation of influence in the GOP called 'Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove's Secret Kingdom of Power.' I met Craig by chance at the DNC, and we hit it off when...
Ray LeMoine
9.16.12
NSFW

The Strangely Uplifting Tale of the Cam-Girl with No Vagina

Omar Katerji
7.23.12