writers

crime

Five Crime Writers Who Turned Out to Be Actual Murderers

The grisly cases in which life imitated art—or the other way around.
Eve Peyser
9.13.18
Books

Chuck Palahniuk Hung Out with 'Separatists of Every Stripe' for New Novel

"So many generations have been raised on bird flu, swine flu, Y2K, Ebola, housing collapse, ozone holes, and peak oil panics that we wouldn't know how to live if we weren't constantly expecting our annihilation."
Peter Rugh
5.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dan Harmon Admitted Treating a Female 'Community' Writer 'Like Garbage'

"I’m disgusted and sorry that I stained our show and your talent with my selfish, childish shit."
Drew Schwartz
1.4.18
revenue models

Medium to Writers: Please Clap

This is….probably not going to work.
Louise Matsakis
8.22.17
Books

All Your Favorite Writers and Artists Were Constantly Fucking

A new book charts out the often messy love lives of famous artists, writers, and creative types.
Lauren Oyler
1.12.17
The 2016 Fiction Issue

'Your Character'

Forty different ways writers torture their characters.
Deb Olin Unferth
12.22.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Edited the Jokes in His Own Roast to Sound Richer

Trump was lying about his finances well before the election.
Lauren Messman
10.11.16
Vice Blog

Five Writers Who (Almost) Got Away With Lying

Laura Albert's creation of JT LeRoy wasn't the only identity-switcheroo pulled by a writer.
Layla Halabian
9.28.16
Art

Artists Respond to Oscar Wilde's Woes Inside an Abandoned Prison

More than 30 artists, including Nan Goldin and Steve McQueen, teamed up with Artangel to bring Wilde’s work back to the jail where he composed one of his most haunting works.
Sami Emory
9.24.16
Restaurant Confessionals

Murderers Are the Best Restaurant Workers

From the beginning of my stints working front-of-house in restaurants, I always enjoyed dealing with different types of personalities.
Chris Grosso
7.4.16
Art

How Machine-Generated Screenplays May Affect Artists

Artificial intelligence generated the screenplay for sci-fi short-film, Sunspring. Turns out, machines like this might actually benefit writers and artists alike.
Monica Rodriguez
6.24.16
Stuff

Why New York Is So Terrifying and Alienating

In her new book, <i>The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone</i>, Olivia Laing explores the way various artists across several decades have interpreted New York's ability to alienate and exclude its inhabitants.
Patrick Lyons
2.27.16
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