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Canadian Cannabis: Canadian Cannabis: Candyland

Posted May 5, 2016 by VICE Staff

VICE host and medical marijuana patient Damian Abraham tries to find out if a weed soda or a chronic cookie can really be considered medicine as more customers are coming through the doors of their local Toronto dispensary looking for edibles.

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Culture

Black Women and the Sacred: Beyoncé Takes Us To Church

Posted May 3, 2016 by Anonymous

I walked away after seeing Beyoncé’s hour-long visual album, “Lemonade,” with the profound sense that…

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Culture

Canada’s Last Reindeer Herder Is Quitting and Replacing Him Is Almost Impossible

Posted May 3, 2016 by Anonymous

As Indigenous reindeer herders die out, filling their shoes will be increasingly difficult, putting Canada’s Inuit people at risk.

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Culture

We Talked to the Instagram Poet Tackling Periods, Patriarchy, and South Asian Taboos

Posted May 2, 2016 by Anonymous

Daily VICE caught up with 23-year-old Rupi Kaur to talk about her poetry and the new wave of South Asian female artists smashing the patriarchy.

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Christianity

Pornography’s Dirty Little Secret: What We Say vs. What We Do

Posted May 2, 2016 by Anonymous

Last month, Utah officially declared that pornography is a public health hazard, approving a resolution that contradicts much…

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Culture

Mayday’s Demise and the Rise of our Gloomy Empire

Posted April 28, 2016 by Anonymous

May 1st 1628 was the second time that Thomas Morton had erected a Maypole at…

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Culture

Hollywood’s Latest Whitewash: What Doctor Strange’s Casting of Tilda Swinton Means

Posted April 27, 2016 by Anonymous

As a Tibetan, it sucks that Hollywood is downplaying Tibet’s existence to make more money.

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Culture

Rich People Need Inner Peace Too: An Interview with Google’s Jolly Good Fellow Chade-Meng Tan

Posted April 26, 2016 by Anonymous

If the words “corporate” and “mindfulness” no longer sound strange together, it’s partly because of the career of Chade-Meng Tan. A…

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Culture

Hanging Out With the World’s Pinball Wizard, Who Just Wants to Level Up in Life

Posted April 26, 2016 by Sarah Berman

Fresh off his first world title victory, we caught up with Gagno and the filmmakers behind Wizard Mode, a documentary about his rise to the top.

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Culture

Meet the Cartoonist Trying to Convince the World the Virgin Mary Was a Sex Worker

Posted April 25, 2016 by Anonymous

Chester Brown talks about paying for sex, the spiritual dimensions of prostitution, and his new, sex-charged reimagining of the Bible.

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Culture

We Asked Europeans How Much They Care About Shakespeare

Posted April 23, 2016 by VICE Staff

It’s the 400th anniversary of the bard’s death today, but does anyone outside of Britain give a shit?

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Culture

How to Write a ‘Radical’ Play About Mao, Modern Politics, and the Chinese Revolution

Posted April 18, 2016 by Anonymous

We Spoke to Anders Lustgarten about his epic new play ‘The Sugar Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie.’

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Culture

Immigrants Explain What Shocked Them the Most About Canadian Culture

Posted April 18, 2016 by Anonymous

We’re way too nice. Also, we don’t call our erasers “rubbers.”

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Culture

What’s It Going to Take for the British Art World to Stop Cozying Up to Big Oil?

Posted April 11, 2016 by Oscar Rickett

We went down to a protest exhibit at the British Museum to find out whether anyone still cares about BP’s relationship with iconic UK cultural institutions.

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Culture

What It Was Like Growing Up in a City Colder Than Mars

Posted February 17, 2016 by Anonymous

‘I hate Winnipeg’ might be the most famous lyric written about my home city, but I can’t help but think how the godawful winters helped make us eccentric weirdos.

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Culture

There’s Now a Play About the Women Duped into Dating Spy Cops

Posted February 6, 2016 by Anonymous

We spoke to the playwright who turned the women’s stories, of deceit and police infiltration, into theater.

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Culture

Brian Evenson’s Writing Is as Brutal as It Is Beautiful

Posted February 5, 2016 by Blake Butler

Evenson’s universe of psycho-cerebral horror is so unsettling that it has the ability to make something about the room in which you read him seem off.

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Culture

Australian Dudebros Are Using Canadian Ski Towns As a Never-Ending Bachelor Party

Posted January 26, 2016 by Anonymous

Happy Australia Day to our hard-partying Commonwealth cousins.

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Culture

We Hung Out in Ferris Bueller’s Bedroom With the Artists Who Recreated It

Posted January 22, 2016 by Anonymous

Who knew it would be so hard to find a Pepsi can from 1985?

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Culture

We Spoke to the Woman Putting on a Comedy Show About Rape

Posted January 20, 2016 by Anonymous

The show, called Rape is Real and Everywhere, is happening in Vancouver tomorrow.

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Culture

The Often Lucrative But Sometimes Oppressive Lifestyle of Being a Male Sugar Baby

Posted January 20, 2016 by Anonymous

For some young gay men, sugar daddies have more value than just sex and money, but it can come with some serious drawbacks.

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Culture

Meet the Man Putting MDMA Therapy on Stage

Posted January 5, 2016 by Anonymous

In the new play Give Me Your Love, the artistic director of an experimental theater company is showing what the drug can do for veterans suffering PTSD.

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Culture

Performance Artist Nastio Mosquito Is Building Skyscrapers with His Mind

Posted November 19, 2015 by Anonymous

In an interview with the dude who’s been called “the coolest guy in art,” he tells us about his latest work, “The Age I Don’t Remember,” which comments on the fallacy of our identities.

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Culture

What It’s Like to Become a Famous Stock Image Without Being Able to Stop It

Posted November 11, 2015 by Anonymous

After signing a waiver without realizing the implications, tattooed model Baz Black has found himself becoming famous in the weirdest way possible.

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Culture

Dismaland Artists Are Protesting the World’s Largest Arms Exhibition

Posted September 16, 2015 by Anonymous

We spoke with one of the artists who plastered London’s subways with posters that protest the biannual Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) fair.

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Culture

DAILY VICE, September 16 – Naomi Klein, Young Voters, Budapest Dispatch

Posted September 16, 2015 by Anonymous

Today’s video, Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis discuss climate and capitalism, why young people don’t vote, and Hungary blocks migrants from crossing its border from Serbia.

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Canadian

Top of the World

Posted April 20, 2015 by Lyn Brown

Inuit sculpture in front of a buildingMy work took me to the top of the world last week. Flying over the stark frozen tundra and then landing in Iqaluit to the frigid Arctic elements felt like a homecoming of sorts; oddly familiar.I had my boss in tow …

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Books

What To See At INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair

Posted November 12, 2014 by Jennifer

Toronto-area book lovers are looking forward to a new and exciting event this weekend. INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair is Canada’s book exposition for all things print and digital, launching this weekend, November 13 to 16, 2014. From literature to […]

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Exclusive photo’s of Jian Ghomeshi on a date!

Posted October 31, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Once again, ya saw it here first! After a great amount of trouble and expense, the Perspective Naked News staff , a branch of the Perspective Research Department, has managed to obtain this clip of Jian Ghomeshi on a recent date with one of the women now accusing him of assault. As you […]

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Culture

DAILY VICE: DAILY VICE, April 30 – King of Jordan in Ottawa, Gentrification in Brixton, Anti-Pipeline Commitment

Posted April 30, 2010 by Anonymous

Today’s video – Jordan’s King Abdullah II talks Syrian refugees and the battle against the Islamic State in Ottawa and walks away with new aid money, Brixton anti-gentrification clashes erupt in the UK, no backing down against pipelines, and can…

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Culture

DAILY VICE: DAILY VICE, April 27 – Omar Khadr Granted Bail, Anti-Pipeline First Nation, Oregon Vegan Stripclub

Posted April 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Today’s video – What being out on bail could look like for Canada’s best known child soldier, Omar Khadr, blocking pipelines on a BC First Nation’s territory, and inside a vegan stripclub in Portland, Oregon.

Exclusive: No Pipelines, Part 1…

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Culture

DAILY VICE: DAILY VICE, April 13 – Peru’s Drug War, Bombing Islamic State Tech, Canadian Super Computer

Posted April 13, 2010 by Anonymous

Today’s video – Inside Peru’s drug war, Canada targets Islamic State tech facilities, and a Canadian super computer that could revolutionize pharmaceutical drug design.

Exclusive: Peru’s War on Cocaine – Part 1

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Culture

DAILY VICE, April 9 – Boko Haram, PKP and Mexican Booze

Posted April 9, 2010 by Anonymous

Today’s video – VICE News embeds with Nigeria’s military in the fight against Boko Haram, Pierre Karl Péladeau and his stance on immigration, and the best illegal Mexican booze.

Exclusive: “Tories, NDP, and the Greens on Bill C-51”

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Culture

DAILY VICE: DAILY VICE, April 8 – Iraq, Fracking, and Music Festivals

Posted April 8, 2010 by Anonymous

Today – Inside the battle for Tikrit, fracking in the Northwest Territories, and what your favourite music festival says about you.

Exclusive: “Justin Trudeau Talks Pot with Shane Smith”

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Culture

DAILY VICE: DAILY VICE, April 8 – Iraq, Fracking, and Music Festivals

Posted April 8, 2010 by Anonymous

Today – Inside the battle for Tikrit, fracking in the Northwest Territories, and what your favourite music festival says about you.

Exclusive: “Justin Trudeau Talks Pot with Shane Smith”

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Culture

DAILY VICE: DAILY VICE, April 7 – Shane Smith Interviews Justin Trudeau

Posted April 7, 2010 by Anonymous

Today – Shane Smith interviews Justin Trudeau, mental illness in prison, Canadian Arctic surveillance, and how your porn is watching you.

Exclusive: “Shane Smith Interviews Justin Trudeau”

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