This Week in Science

This Is Why You Can't Tickle Yourself

"It actually feels better when someone else is touching you."
Shayla Love

Why Some People Get Turned on by Being Tickled

Knismolagnia is a fetish where people get aroused by the sensation of being tickled, tickling others, or watching someone get tickled.
Anna Pulley

Fetishists Talk About the First Time They Acted on Their Desires

Incarceration, burping, tickling, and feeding fetishists share the stories of their formative experiences.
Annie Lord

Seeking Fit Young Men to Listen to Our Podcast About Tickling

Listen to our chat with David Farrier, the director of 'Tickled.'
Kaleigh Rogers
VICE New Zealand

VICE Talks ‘Tickled’ with Documentary Filmmaker David Farrier

We spoke to New Zealand TV journalist David Farrier, co-director of an investigative documentary into the bizarre, litigious world of "competitive endurance tickling."
VICE Staff
Sex Ed Week

A Neuroscientist Explains Why We Look At Porn

It makes us feel better.
David J. Linden
sugar babies

A New York Sugar Baby Eats Caviar and Meets a Tickling Fetishist

Alexandra is a 26-year-old filmmaker from the south of France. Living in New York without a working visa, she joined a sugar daddy website as a way to make fast cash. But she soon found herself in the midst of fancy dinners, a threesome, and a strange...
Karley Sciortino

I Got Paid $150 to Get Tickled on Camera for a Subscription Fetish Site

For $150 and the cost of parking, I agreed to be tickled on camera in a hotel room in Burbank, California, for a subscription fetish site.
Justin Caffier