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We Talked to the Frosties Advert Kid Everyone Thought Was Dead

He didn't kill himself by putting pencils in his nostrils and slamming his face into a desk! He didn't get the job because he was dying of cancer! He's very much still alive!
Jack Cummings
11.2.16
Stuff

We Got an Advertising Expert to Analyse Drug Dealer Texts

Exploring the business psychology behind: "Got that bang bang sniff, holla."
Yasmin Jeffery
6.29.16
Stuff

How Do Brands Come Up With their 'Hilarious' April Fools' Day Pranks?

What genius process leads to ideas like "clear Marmite", "pug boots" and "the ASOS clip-on man bun"?
Bryony Stone
4.1.16
Culture

This Irish Body-Mod Model Sold the Rights to His Body Image Around the World Without Realising It

He's been used to advertise everything from movies to nightclubs and hasn't got a penny out of it.
Norma Costello
11.11.15
Stuff

Why Big Businesses Are So Concerned with Quantifying Our Emotions

A chat with William Davies, author of <i>The Happiness Industry</i>, a book that looks at why governments, media companies and marketeers have an increasing interest in our wellbeing.
Rose Bretécher
5.17.15
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Hostgator M. Dotcom's Struggle to Regain His Face After Selling It to Internet Companies

Plagued by poverty and mental illness, William Gibby sold his face to internet companies. Now he&#39;s trying to get it back.
Allie Conti
5.13.15
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Photos of the London Protesters Who Hate That 'Beach Body Ready' Ad

Some people in bikinis and two women off Gogglebox got together in Hyde Park to make it clear they don't like being told what kind of body they should have.
Daisy Jones, Photos: Lily Rose Thomas
5.5.15
Stuff

What I Learned from Watching 'Mad Men'

A character-by-character rundown of what we've learned from the first seven seasons.
Kim Winternheimer
4.6.15
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The Real 'Mad Men'?

George Lois, who helped create legendary ad campaigns during the Creative Revolution, is sometimes referred to as the inspiration for Don Draper.
VICE Staff
2.20.15
Stuff

We Talked to the Guy Behind 'Every 90s TV Commercial Ever'

According to creator Dez Dolly, the viral video started out as branded content before it "scared the living shit" out of the sponsor.
Mike Pearl
2.5.15
The Future According to VICE

Social Media Is Going to Get More Anonymous and More Ubiquitous in 2015

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Grant Pardee
1.17.15
This Week in Racism

New Year's Resolutions for Racists in 2015

White supremacists have New Year's resolutions, too. Most of them involve the subjugation of minorities. Also, puppies.
Dave Schilling
1.3.15