Prisoner

prison

We Asked Prisoners About the Most Expensive Things They've Bought in Jail

Shitty plastic cellphones that retail for a little over $30 on the outside are being sold for hundreds of dollars in British prisons.
Anonymous
3.22.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Get Some Apocalyptic Romance with Ryan Adams’s ‘Kimmel’ Performance of “Doomsday”

The 'Prisoner' highlight was the latest performance in Kimmel's summer concert series.
Alex Robert Ross
6.6.17
Premieres

Prisoner Combine Extreme Metal and Extreme Noise for Maximum Terror on 'Beyond the Infinite'

Stream the jagged debut from these industrial-tinged metallic hardcore upstarts, out 4/4 via Forcefield Records
Kim Kelly
4.3.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Ryan Adams Bring That Good Rock 'n' Roll to 'Fallon'

He played "Do You Still Love Me?" and "To Be Without You" on last night's Tonight Show.
Alex Robert Ross
2.18.17
Longreads Or Whatever

Peering into the Abyss with Ryan Adams

We join the newly-divorced singer in LA to dissect his 16th LP 'Prisoner,' but wind up discussing loneliness, black holes, Taylor Swift, and everything in-between.
Eve Barlow
2.15.17
Stuff

We're Launching an Apprentice Program for Formerly Incarcerated People

Starting early next year, we'll welcome formerly incarcerated people to work with us at our Brooklyn office in production, editorial, marketing, and other creative roles.
VICE Staff
12.8.16
Holy Shit

Ryan Adams Announces His LP 'Prisoner' with His Latest Tune "Do You Still Love Me?"

Oof. This will get anyone who's ever loved in the gut.
Eve Barlow
12.7.16
News

Canadian Prisoners Win Battle to Access Methadone

The change in policy comes just as British Columbia announced a public health emergency due to drug overdose deaths.
Garth Mullins
4.18.16
News

What It's Like to Have a Parent in Prison

A new report released last week in the UK examines how families are treated by prison staff and how intimidating these visits can be for them.
Alun Evans
12.8.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​This Man Got Caught Smuggling an Egg McMuffin into a Prison

A London man tried to get a package including bottle of vodka, a wrap of cocaine, a knife, and a breakfast sandwich into a cell window.
Joe Goodman
11.4.15
Football

Rehabilitation, Spies, and Goals at Uganda's Lone Maximum Security Prison

Uganda's only maximum security prison, Luzira, holds a sophisticated prison soccer tournament known not only for its top-notch talent, but the remarkable part it plays in the country's low recidivism rate.
Ben Ferguson
10.23.15
America Incarcerated

VICE Screens Upcoming Historic Criminal Justice Special at El Reno Correctional Facility for Inmates

Photos from the viewing of our special report 'Fixing the System' on Wednesday.
Matthew Horowitz and Aidan Sheldon
9.23.15
0102