How Uganda Turned a Public Circumcision Ritual into a Tourist Attraction
Last month, more than 30,000 people showed up to watch young Ugandan men get their foreskins sliced in public.
Having Sex with the Wind: What Pagan Fertility Rituals Look Like in Russia
In 'Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari,' filmmaker Aleksey Fedorchenko explores the underground rituals and fertility practices of a pagan tribe in the Russian Urals.
Hanging with the People Who Ritualistically Suspend Their Bodies from Hooks
VICE Serbia went to Rijeka, Croatia to explore the ancient art of using handmade hooks to pierce the skin as well as the city's tattoo and body modification scenes.
Fertilising Marijuana Plants, and Other Weird Ways to Decay After You Die
As eco-friendly funerals come into vogue, we consider some alternative ways of going back to dust.
Sophie Saint Thomas
The Make Believe Issue
Azerbaijan Is Trying to Attract Tourism with Its Crude Oil Spas
While getting your crude oil all over the place is usually frowned upon, there's one town in Azerbaijan that's tied its fortune to dunking tourists in the stuff.
Uganda Is Using Adult Circumcision Rituals to Attract Tourism
Imbalu, the public circumcision of adult men, is an age-old ritual that government representatives s in southeast Uganda want to promote as a major tourist attraction.
I Had the Leader of ISIS Cursed by a Hong Kong Sorceress and It Almost Worked
"Villain hitting" is a uniquely Hong Kong combination of political defiance and local superstition.
the vice reader
Summer Reading List: Zombie Hordes, Snuff Films, Haunted Computers
Here are three short books that will make you feel strange in the sun.
The Horse Is a Horse of Course of Course Issue
That is what's important, right there.
Premiere: Rituals - Mesmerized
Rituals, a fantastic and fuzzy band from Toronto, have a brand new video for you. We also sat down with them to chat about casinos, nearly broken video cameras, and stolen effects pedals.
David Icke and the Lizard Apocalypse
Hanging out with the most iconic conspiracy theorist on Earth.
Suburban Witchcraft Update
Bruce Le Vrai