VICE Magazine

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Talk Radio Therapy

How patients at a psychiatric hospital in Buenos Aires found healing by starting a radio program.
Federico Bianchini
12.21.18
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From Fuzz Boxes to AI

Six decades of psychedelics and music in harmony.
Angus Harrison
12.21.18
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Volunteers Under Fire

All over the US and Canada, rural communities are grappling with how to provide vital emergency services to citizens amid rapid population migration into cities.
Ben Makuch
12.20.18
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Searching for a Cure

A recovering opioid addict puts his faith in toad venom.
Byron Smith
12.20.18
Drugs

The Steady Rise of the Trippy Festival

Music festivals have always been the bedrock of psychedelic drug taking. Now psychedelic-themed festivals have reached a new high, as more people search for meaning away from their nine-to-five lives
Kevin Franciotti
12.19.18
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I Took Ayahuasca at a Countryside Retreat and It Was as Profound as They Say It Is

It wasn’t scary. It was beautiful. Magical. Out of this world. It was bizarre and yet it made complete sense. And I was not alone. And I never would be again.
Anonymous Author
12.19.18
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Sanity Checklist

If you’re trying to get your head on straight, this is the most fundamental place to start.
Rajul Punjabi
12.18.18
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Whispers Away from the Noise

Why ambient music has become my spiritual life raft.
Colin Joyce
12.18.18
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Internal Stress

Qiu Yang's beautiful photos capture the surprising results when mechanical stress is applied to plastic products.
Qiu Yang
12.17.18
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This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how extreme ideology may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.17.18
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We live in a world committed to making purchases as easy as possible. But at what cost?
Kate Dries
12.14.18
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The Decline of American Peyote

The small, bulbous peyote cactus is central to the religious rituals of the Native American Church, but poaching and unsustainable harvesting practices put it at risk of extinction in the United States.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.14.18
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