Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks
The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
The World's Most Isolated Michelin-Starred Restaurant Is Closing
Fäviken, Magnus Nilsson's acclaimed Swedish restaurant surrounded by 20,000 acres of farmland, will soon be no more.
'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned, and Troubled Look at Black Metal
VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin
Don't Buy Crackers When You Can Make Swedish Crispbreads
This recipe for Swedish knäckebröd comes from Emma Bengtsson, the two Michelin–starred chef of Aquavit.
Swedish Rye Flatbread Recipe (Knäckebröd)
A simple homemade cracker that is thin and crispy and just delightful when you top it with a hard boiled egg for breakfast.
A Brief Guide to the 12,000+ Swedish Songs About Doing Shots
For the past 15 years, one woman has organized both national and world championships to find the single best drinking song.
Music Festival That Banned Cisgender Men Found Guilty of Discrimination
Statement Festival—a music event for cis women, nonbinary and transgender people—was found in violation Sweden's laws on gender-based discrimination.
This Swedish Cocktail Was Designed to Challenge Gender Assumptions
“Even before we start drinking, we're taught that men drink certain things and women drink certain things. It has nothing to do with how we actually perceive flavor.”
Sweden's Disgusting Food Museum Is Bringing Bull Penis and Baby Mouse Wine to Los Angeles
The Disgusting Food Museum is probably the only place where Pop-Tarts are displayed next to fermented birds in a seal carcass.
The Power and Privilege Issue
Meet the Teenage Girl Who Led Thousands in Protest Against Sweden’s Deportation of Afghan Refugees
The deportations haven’t stopped, but 18-year-old Fatemeh Khavari made Sweden pay attention to their struggle.
The Enduring Cult of Robyn
The Swedish pop icon is back with 'Honey,' her first album in eight years. We hung out with her to speak about it.
Exploring the Uncanny, Sci-Fi Dystopias of Simon Stålenhag
To celebrate the release of his third book, 'The Electric State,' we spoke with the Swedish painter about the fear of technology, the rise of fascism, the power of art, and (of course) robots.
Jack de Quidt