pizzagate

extremism

The Jeffrey Epstein Story Is Fanning the Flames of Far-Right Pedophilia Panic

A new investigation implied the disgraced financier came as close to Pizzagate as you can get in real life.
Allie Conti
12.6.18
conspiracy theories

The Strange, Centuries-Long History of Satanic Pedophile Panics

Modern-day conspiracy theories like Pizzagate and 'QAnon' have roots that stretch back to medieval Europe.
Mark Hay
11.15.18
conspiracy

A Guide to QAnon, the New King of Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories

George Soros, the Illuminati, and Snow White are all controlling the world according to a 4channer who has spawned a legion of supersleuths.
Justin Caffier
6.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'Pizzagate' Shooter Is Going to Prison

Edgar Welch was given a four-year sentence Thursday after a bogus conspiracy theory led to an all-too-real scare at a DC restaurant.
Drew Schwartz
6.22.17
Conspiracies

Alex Jones Is Very, Very Sorry for That Pizzagate Stuff

One day after Jones apologized for his role in the conspiracy that ended with three bullet holes in the roof of a pizzeria, true believers made their way to DC for a rally.
Mack Lamoureux
3.25.17
paranoia

This 'Pizzagate' Art Was Made While High on Infowars' Brain Drugs

Artist Michael Green made political art out of #Pizzagate while under the influence of BrainForce, a neural activation drug purchased on Infowars.com.
DJ Pangburn
12.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Pizzagate Shooter Could Face Up to Ten Years in Prison

Edgar Maddison Welch has been hit with a federal weapons charge after he stormed into a DC pizzeria with a military-grade assault rifle to investigate an online conspiracy theory.
Lauren Messman
12.13.16
News

How Did the 'Pizzagate' Shooter Get Guns with a Criminal Record?

He doesn't appear to be what the feds consider a "prohibited purchaser"—a.k.a. a person flagged in the federal background check system—despite a history of drug crimes and drunk driving
Alex Yablon
12.7.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Protestors dominate white supremacist event at Texas A&M, investigators suspect a refrigerator may have caused the Oakland fire, Michael Flynn's son forced out of Trump transition team, and more.
VICE Staff
12.7.16
tech

Iggy Azalea’s Beef with Papa John's Is a Serious Wake-Up Call About Consumer Privacy

Iggy Azalea became the butt of many jokes this week when she ranted on Twitter about a Papa John's pizza delivery guy giving out her phone number, but her pizza feud exposes serious privacy issues.
Mary Emily O'Hara
2.11.15