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Skateboarding

How Mental Illness Derailed Paul Alexander's Promising Skating Career

He was on his way to going pro.
VICE Staff
6.10.18
entertainment

The Nicest Reality Show on TV Is All About Deadly Weapons

'Forged in Fire' is all about the art of blademaking, and I'm totally obsessed with it.
Eve Peyser
9.15.17
Autobiographies

How Tiga Ignited Montreal's Dance Music Movement

On this episode of VICE's 'Autobiographies,' the DJ and dance music entrepreneur explains how growing up in two distinctly different cultures influenced his ambition and creativity.
VICE Staff
10.18.16
Autobiographies

How 'Orange Is the New Black' Star Jackie Cruz Overcame Tragedy and Finally Made It

The actress tells us how surviving a harrowing car accident forced her back into acting and led her to the award-winning Netflix series.
VICE Staff
9.6.16
PROFILES BY VICE

What Life Is Like After Leaving a Notorious Mormon Polygamist Sect

VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
VICE Staff
9.1.16
Autobiographies

Empress Of Shares the Inspirations Behind Her Breakout Album 'Me'

On this episode of 'Autobiographies,' the singer-songwriter walks us through the process behind creating her debut album and becoming a breakthrough experimental pop artist.
VICE Staff
8.23.16
Autobiographies

Cillian Murphy Talks About Tackling Eclectic Roles and His Love of Storytelling

The 'Peaky Blinders' actor discusses the evolution of his career in this episode of the VICE series 'Autobiographies.'
VICE Staff
8.18.16
Stuff

We Asked Men What They Find Attractive on Tinder

"Most of the girls I've found only wanted to have sex with me and then never texted me back. Which is great, but I'm looking for something more."
VICE Staff
8.2.16
Stuff

We Asked Women What They Find Attractive on Tinder

"I don't give a shit that you've never been with an Asian girl, mate."
VICE Staff
7.28.16
Stuff

Thanks to 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,' Tituss Burgess Is Breaking Through

We caught up with the 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' rising star and celebrity wine seller to talk about pinot, politics, and 'Lemonade.'
Jenna Marotta
5.18.16
tech

The Founder of Last.fm Is Creating the Future of Audio Technology

"It took me almost 40 years to understand that I am not into music, but into listening. There's a big difference. But once you get that, everything is music."
Markus Lust
4.25.16
Berlin

Meet the 25-Year-Old Behind the World's First Online School for Refugees

Markus Kressler and his partner Vincent Zimmer are the founders of Kiron—a non-governmental, nonprofit organization providing a way for refugees to integrate into society.
Stefan Lauer
4.4.16
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