seattle

Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Seattle

"If I was trying to save money and live where I live, I literally couldn’t go out and do anything.”
Matt Pentz
2 days ago
Late Capitalism

Forcing Bosses to Pay More Works, and It's Spreading

The most credible argument against a $15 minimum wage is collapsing.
Matt Taylor
10.23.18
deep dive

Mike's Chili Parlor Is the Best Bar in Seattle If You Love Dives

It also happens to sell the city's best chili.
Mike Seely
9.27.18
News

Everything We Know About Richard Russell, the Man Who Stole and Crashed a Plane

The 29-year-old rambled about "sweet nothings" and doing "barrel rolls" to air traffic control before crashing the plane into an island in Washington.
Drew Schwartz
8.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

What Amazon's Fight Against Taxes Says About Its Political Power

Seattle tried, and failed, to tax the mega corporation, run by the richest man in the world.
VICE Staff
6.18.18
Views My Own

Amazon Is Too Big to Tax and It's Terrifying

The mega corporation led by the richest man in the world is flexing its political muscle more than ever. You should be worried.
Matt Taylor
6.13.18
Desus & Mero

Guy at Far-Right Rally Tries, Tries, Tries, Fails to Rip Up Anti-Fascist Sign

The fingerless gloves aren't helping, dude.
Sarah Bellman
5.4.18
Skateboarding

A Ramp Built on a Deserted Island Is Threatening Seattle’s Skate Scene

When Seattle’s 35th North skate shop owner agreed to participate in a contest that encouraged skaters to build DIY spots, he had no idea that it would result in a six-figure lawsuit.
Tobias Coughlin-Bogue
1.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Smoking Weed with Senior Citizens

We talk about the fastest growing demographic of marijuana users in the country on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
12.15.17
politics

The Strange Story of Seattle's Suddenly Controversial Lenin Statue

For two decades, the communist leader has loomed over the city's quirkiest neighborhood. Now the mayor wants it gone.
Matt Pentz
8.28.17
Culture

Kurt Cobain Was Also a Brilliant Visual Artist

The Seattle Art Fair's exhibition offered a thrilling glimpse at the late Nirvana frontman's other artistic pursuits.
Beckett Mufson
8.18.17
thump news

Decibel Festival to Return in 2018 with LA and Seattle Editions

The popular West Coast electronic music and arts festival is making a comeback after going on hiatus.
Greg Scruggs
6.7.17