Valentine's Day

The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Lonely Man Tricked a Couple into Buying Him a Steak for Valentine's Day

Stephen Bonser pretended to be stood up at a chain restaurant all night, tweeting about it the entire evening, to see if somebody would cover a sad person's bill.
Alex Norcia
2.15.19
Off-Menu

It's Friday, February 15, and Here's How to Get a Free Meal at Outback

Plus, don't tell your fellow members of Parliament that you just committed petty theft.
Hannah Keyser
2.15.19
love

Stories of Grand Romantic Gestures Gone Horribly, Horribly Wrong

Valentines Day sucks, but these botched expressions of love suck worse.
Justin Caffier
2.14.19
Photos

These Photographers Make Surprisingly Fresh Photos of Flowers

From reimagining a romantic gesture to sci-fi fantasies, these seven photographers give flowers some fire and soul.
Jon Feinstein
2.14.19
Valentine's Day

How to Trick Your Ex into Thinking You're Thriving

A handy guide for not actually getting over your ex, but to make it appear like you have, which is obviously more important.
James Greig
2.14.19
chocolate

Inside the Valentine's Day Rush at See's Candy Factory

As you can imagine, a candy factory smells excellent.
Natalie B. Compton
2.14.19
longreads

A Real Hot Mess: How Grits Got Weaponized Against Cheating Men

Understanding the Black women who seized a common pantry item—and, with it, power.
Cynthia R. Greenlee
2.14.19
kink

Doms and Subs Tell Us About the Tricky Ways They Express Love

Because sometimes saying “I love you” ruins the roleplay.
Laura Bell
2.14.19
not an ad

My Love for Necco's Original Formula Sweethearts Caused an Existential Crisis

Ever since Necco changed their recipe in 2010, the classic candy hearts haven't been as crunchy—and the originals are getting harder to find.
Liz Feezor
2.13.19
Photos

Valentine's Day Cards to Strike Terror into the Hearts of Your Loved Ones

Instead of investing in a corporate greeting card this season, try one of these.
Elizabeth Renstrom
2.13.19
Love Bites

How to Tell If Someone Is Over You, According to Their Zodiac Sign

Cancers basically invented ghosting.
Annabel Gat
2.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Naming an Animal After Your Ex and Having It Killed

"Let our 1,000-pound brown bears tear into your ex."
River Donaghey
2.13.19
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