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This Instagram Predicts What Rooms Smell Like with Frightening Accuracy

"Pringles, weed, axe body wash, alt-right grifter male nutrition powder, cheeseburger soup, discount dog food."
Beckett Mufson
9.28.18
Internet

We Interviewed the Guy Behind @dril, the Undisputed King of Twitter

He says his second book "will make the first book look like sesame street and barney."
Justin Caffier
8.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dril, the Only Account on Twitter, Has a Book Now

'Dril Official Mr. Ten Years Anniversary Collection' appears to be 420 pages long.
Peter Slattery
8.23.18
Internet

The Short History of Long Furby

This cursed-looking creature is beloved in a small corner of the internet.
Beckett Mufson
5.29.18
Views My Own

Twitter Suspended Me for Trolling White Supremacists

I tweeted what was intended as satire of a festering right-wing panic over Antifa allegedly planning violence on November 4. It got weird from there.
K.T. Nelson
10.31.17
Slang

Corncob? Donut? Binch? A Guide to Weird Leftist Internet Slang

The explainer you've all been waiting for.
Eve Peyser
8.22.17
exclusive

Get a First Listen to 'Bird World,' the Upcoming Album by Weird Twitter's Own Leyawn

From cute bubbly island tunes to forest lullabies, set out on an adventure with a soundtrack to a video game you can only dream of existing.
Danika Harrod
4.30.17
short circuit

How Animated GIFs Helped Create an Indie Wrestling Boom

Thanks to social media’s word of mouth and the rise of streaming services, more pro wrestling can be seen than ever before.
Bryan Rose
9.15.16
tech

What It's Like to Be a Popular 'Weird Twitter' Personality

Is it strange going from tweeting jokes to 30 followers to suddenly having a captive audience of thousands?
Tom Usher
2.24.16
Interview

Weird Twitter Leaves Irony Behind on Instagram

How an MIT grad student is curing Internet comedy’s irony addiction.
Miles Raymer
12.5.15
video

Twitter User @Fart Weighs in on Edward Snowden’s New Twitter Account

Don’t drink anything while you watch this, because it might come out your nose.
Rachel Pick
9.30.15
the vice reader

The Simpsons Marijuana Novel Is the Strangest, Most Wonderful Thing on Twitter

Read an excerpt about the Simpsons obsessively smoking weed, Bart getting sent to Iraq, Lisa and Maggie hitting a salvia blunt, and Marge falling into despair.
@homer_marijuana
7.3.14