richard nixon

Food

Richard Nixon's Diet Was Extremely 70s, Even Less Appealing than Trump's

Richard Nixon would have been 106 today, and probably still eating cottage cheese with ketchup.
Bettina Makalintal
1.9.19
Views My Own

Don't Kid Yourself, Republicans Are Never Going to Turn on Trump

Removing the president from office will require GOP senators to break with him. That doesn't seem likely, no matter what Robert Mueller uncovers.
Eoin Higgins
12.17.18
space weather

A Giant Sun Storm During the Vietnam War Likely Exploded Dozens of Mines

“The extreme space weather events of early August 1972 had significant impact on the US Navy, which have not been widely reported.”
Becky Ferreira
11.8.18
poli-tbt-ics

#TBT: How This Nixon Ratfucker Conquered Pain

The man who masterminded the Watergate burglary spent his childhood overcoming fear. And he ate a rat one time.
Eve Peyser
4.12.18
Interviews

Is the Rock Star Dead?

We speak with rock critic David Hepworth, author of 'Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars,' about the rise and fall of music's chaotic anti-heroes.
Seth Ferranti
1.21.18
Donald Trump

When Famous Men Are Caught Saying Gross Things on Tape

It's not surprising that famous men are often heinous, but it's a little strange that they keep putting themselves in situations where they prove it on record.
Hanson O'Haver
10.10.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Why You Should Care That Trump Hasn't Released His Tax Returns

The real question isn't so much what he's hiding—it's why he feels entitled to conceal something that every presidential candidate since the 1970s has been expected to reveal.
Harry Cheadle
5.13.16
Film

Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon Meets Michael Shannon as Elvis

Their upcoming film 'Elvis and Nixon' looks ridiculous and amazing.
Beckett Mufson
3.30.16
Narcomania

How Governments Have Used the War on Drugs to Oppress Their Enemies

Last week, it was revealed Richard Nixon launched his war on drugs to target people he didn't like—but he's not the only one to use narcotics as a hammer to beat his enemies.
Max Daly
3.29.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Former Nixon Aide Admitted the 'War on Drugs' Was Designed to Screw Over Blacks and Hippies

"Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did."
Helen Donahue
3.22.16
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Spiro Agnew Shanks Golf Balls, the Vice Presidency

In 1971, Vice President Spiro Agnew hit three spectators with errant golf shots during a tournament. It was a symbolic moment for his influential and doomed political career, but not in the way you might think.
Michael Weinreb
2.11.16
News

A Very Brief Guide to Interesting Moments in State of the Union History

Sometimes the Weirdness Gods smile on Capitol Hill.
Mike Pearl
1.12.16
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