John Saward

The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Keeping It Casual: A Day with South Carolina's 21st Century Racists

In Laurens, South Carolina, there's a view that any racial prejudice tamer than snarling dogs, fire hoses, and "Whites Only" signs isn't really racism, but something ingrained in a lost culture, and therefore is forgivable.
John Saward
2.23.16
Stuff

The Kardashians Are My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Is My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
John Saward
2.4.16
Stuff

John at the Bar

I worked at a bar for five years. It was one of those bars that are there to preserve a moment, a state of being, nothing ever changing; crypts with golden sarcophagi, men who can exist as royalty for all eternity.
John Saward
11.9.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

‘I'm Really Rich’: Donald Trump, the American Dream, and the Art of Having No Shame

Fraud, huckster, Nacho Cheese Dorito-dusted goiter wrapped in a full Windsor knot – Donald Trump is many indefensible things. But the motherfucker can make an entrance.
John Saward
6.17.15
Stuff

To Girl, From Boy, with Love

You think about how we are alone in infinity, ricocheting between stimuli and hope and orgasms.
John Saward
2.16.15
Stuff

Hallowed Be Thy Name Brand: The Religious Consumerism of Megachurch Pastor Joel Osteen

In Joel Osteen's world, God is an exclamation point, a dubstep bass drop. God is steroids, God is your hype man, He is Cialis, He is the boombox you are holding outside her window.
John Saward
2.2.15
we are not men

This American Bro: A Portrait of the Worst Guy Ever

He has existed ever since men began dedicating ceremonies to their own existence.
John Saward
3.22.14
we are not men

Maurtified

Gawking at the calamitous decisions of strangers is what we do to feel alive.
John Saward
12.19.13
we are not men

Look on Mike Tyson, Ye Mighty, and Despair

Mike Tyson is afraid of everything and everything is afraid of him.
John Saward
9.16.13
we are not men

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A sightseeing trip through the pick-up artist netherworld.
John Saward
8.28.13
we are not men

Scott Disick: American Psycho

In the deliberately enunciated infomercial that is the Kardashian universe, Disick is a seer.
John Saward
8.9.13
we are not men

Land of the Free, Home of the Cave

Man caves are the male ethos writ large.
John Saward
7.22.13
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