Taxi Driver

Culture

40 Years of New York City Captured Through a Taxi Driver's Photos

Matt Weber's new book "Street Trip: Life in NYC" captures a driver's eye view of the city's raw energy.
Miss Rosen
6.7.19
Film

On ‘Taxi Driver,’ Through the Eyes of Travis Bickle

Supercut master Jacob T. Swinney put together a video essay on subjectivity in Martin Scorsese’s classic 1976 film.
DJ Pangburn
5.9.16
Presented By Vinyl

How Martin Scorsese Used Rock and Punk Music Throughout His Career

'Mean Streets,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Goodfellas,' 'Casino,' and more demonstrate how Scorsese creates mood with specific music.
Alex Godfrey
2.11.16
bejing

Beijing Cab Drivers Have Their Own Fast-Food Restaurants

Of the 60,000-70,000 taxi drivers in Beijing, the main stretch of Baiziwan Road is almost exclusively populated by men wearing the distinctive yellow shirts that mark them out as cabbies. Here, there are plentiful parking spaces and the reassurance...
Jamie Fullerton
1.15.16
Film

My Terrorist, My Freedom Fighter: White Terrorism in American Cinema

To be a white terrorist in American cinema is to enjoy a very basic right: to be complicated, to be messy, to be human.
Mayukh Sen
6.27.15
Stuff

My Life Driving Uber as an Iraq War Veteran with PTSD

I took this job to escape loneliness, to give myself something to do, but I find myself more alone than ever.
Colby Buzzell
6.7.15
VICE GLOBAL

The Movie Tie-In Video Games That You’ll Never Play

There used to be a time where every major movie had its own video game—but some titles never made it further than the trailers.
Ed Smith
4.24.15
Film

How Good Is Hollywood at Portraying Mental Illness?

Not great, says psychologist and film buff Danny Wedding.
Jules Suzdaltsev
10.21.14
Travel

Making Friends at Brooklyn's Last Porno Theater

I felt both intensely violated and intensely cruel. For the first time, it hit me that although we had wandered into this pervert’s Mecca as ironically detached tourists, this man was a permanent fixture here; it was his home.
EJ Dickson
7.21.14
A Few Impressions

James Franco's Summer Movie Picks

Some movies to watch between the blockbusters full of explosions, men in tights, and aliens on the big screens
James Franco
6.25.14