World War I


Wrestling with the Contradictions of Lil Peep's Posthumous Final Album

On a grimly musical Waypoints, the gang discusses 'Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2' and 'Let England Shake', as well as complicated legacies.
Rob Zacny

Nearly Every Horror Movie You Love Is Actually About World War I

In his new book, 'Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror,' historian W. Scott Poole argues the Great War gave filmmakers the visual language that make up scary movies.
Seth Ferranti
plastic surgery

Disfigured WWI Vets Were the First Plastic Surgery Patients

A British veteran was afraid to eat in public because his torn-up face made such an unappetizing sounds while he was chewing.
Emmelie van den Wall Bake
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can Finally Read J.R.R. Tolkien's Century-Old Love Story

'Beren and Lúthien' tells the tale of a forbidden love shared between a human and an elf in Middle Earth.
Drew Schwartz
Guide To Games

'The Last Express' Is the Most Honest End-of-the-World Game

Jordan Mechner's singular 1997 adventure invites you to re-live the final hours before World War I ended an era.
Rob Zacny
Foreign-Made Goods

We Sent US Soldiers to World War I With Barely Any Gear

How under-equipped American troops adapted to using foreign weapons tech as they entered the Great War.
David Longenbach

Picking Mushrooms in Poland, and Encountering the Scars of War

A hunt for chanterelles and boletus mushrooms revealed some of the relentless atrocities that scarred Poland throughout the 20th century.
Aaron Kase
noisey films

Anarchy and Peace with Penny Rimbaud of Crass

In this Noisey film 'Get Out of Your Own Way,' we join the anarcho-punk artist in the English countryside to talk life, zen, and World War I poet Wilfred Owen.
Noisey Staff
short circuit

Pre-Ordering ‘Battlefield 1’ for $150 Is a Bad Idea But I Did It Anyway

A fool and his money?
Nicholas Deleon

‘Battlefield 1’ Beta Bugs Make It the Perfect World War 1 Game

This is the most fun I’ve had playing a semi-broken game.
Matthew Gault
Vice Blog

This Documentary Is Telling the Story of World War I in Real Time

Slowly but surely, "The Great War" on YouTube is becoming the most expansive repository of World War I knowledge ever produced.
Luke Winkie
War Games

Why Video Games Love Special Forces Heroes

These action heroes represent what both a confused public and video games makers themselves crave so desperately: absolute certainty, whatever war's complexities.
Ed Smith