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Musical Urban Legends: Chuck Berry Cherishes Memories in Today’s Comic from Peter Bagge

Posted February 8, 2016 by Anonymous

He’s just a nostalgic guy who likes to watch women in the bathroom without their consent.

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Books

American Sin: Why Pope Francis’ Mercy is Not Our Mercy

Posted February 8, 2016 by Anonymous

In The Name of God Is Mercy , Pope Francis’ new book, the pontiff does more riffing…

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Comics

Comics: Three Comedians Play Fuck, Marry, Kill in Today’s Comic from Luke Healy

Posted February 7, 2016 by Anonymous

“Well, I love to laugh. So I’d definitely kill Matt Damon from The Martian.”

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Comics

Leslie’s Diary Comics: Leslie Reflects on a Trip to Montreal in Today’s Comic from Leslie Stein

Posted February 6, 2016 by Anonymous

A 12-hour train ride leads to maple syrup whiskey and mornings spent drinking coffee in bed.

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Books

Do Psychedelics Offer a Path To The “God Within”?

Posted February 5, 2016 by Hollis Phelps

“Turn on, tune in, drop out.” Timothy Leary’s famous exhortation still influences our view of so-called psychedelic…

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Film

The Coen Brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar!’ Is a Hilarious and Surprisingly Dark Take on Old Hollywood

Posted February 5, 2016 by Anonymous

The Coen brothers’ latest is a brilliant balance of fun and darkness that masks an unexpectedly sharp critique of shady dealing in the film industry.

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Film

VICE Talks Film: VICE Talks Film with ‘Carol’ Director Todd Haynes

Posted February 5, 2016 by VICE Staff

We caught up with acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes to discuss his film Carol and the difficulties of making movies about women.

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Entertainment

The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave DVD

Posted February 4, 2016 by Elizabeth

LBTFive best friends set out on a courageous rescue packed with laughter, thrills and music in the all-new animated movie, The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave coming to DVD and Digital HD on February 2, 2016, from Universal 1440 Entertainment, a production entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. In this exciting and heartwarming adventure, young Apatosaurus Littlefoot and his four dinosaur pals, Cera, […]

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Entertainment

Super WHY: Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Fairytale Adventures DVD

Posted February 2, 2016 by Elizabeth

pPBS3-23025487dtPBS Distribution recently released four stories from PBS KIDS’ popular Super WHY! series on the new DVD “Super WHY: Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Fairytale Adventures”.  The four reading-powered adventures on this DVD not only help kids with the critical skills they need to learn to read, they also provide them with important life […]

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Books

Are All Religious Experiences Reducible to 16 Desires?

Posted January 29, 2016 by Andrew Aghapour

For quite some time now, there’s been an irritating trend in the social sciences. In every generation, someone new…

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Comics

Reader’s Diary #1252: Greg Pak (Writer), Various Artists: Planet Hulk (Collected)

Posted January 28, 2016 by John Mutford

I’ve tried over the past couple of years to get into Hulk comics but have made some poor choices, leaving me wondering if the character is ever going to be for me. However, I also had heard enough about Planet Hulk and World War Hulk to know that they’…

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Books

Why “Family Values” Defined Conservative Christianity (and Why “Religious Liberty” Has Replaced it)

Posted January 28, 2016 by Eric C. Miller

From about 1970 until about 2000, American politics was largely driven by concern about the…

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General

Kanye West Just Wants to Be a Human Being

Posted January 28, 2016 by Drew Millard

Kanye West got into an insane Twitter argument with Wiz Khalifa today, but it’s all part of West’s return to normalcy after years spent in outer space.

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Comics

Michael: Even Michael’s Hair Is Bored in This Week’s Comic from Stephen Maurice Graham

Posted January 27, 2016 by Anonymous

His hair gets up and makes its way to the bar to pick up chicks and drink some booze.

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General

VIDEO: “I Don’t Want To Break Your Heart” by Coeur de pirate (feat. Allan Kingdom)

Posted January 27, 2016 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

Here’s the video for “I Don’t Want To Break Your Heart” by Béatrice Martin (aka Coeur de Pirate), featuring rising hip-hop sensation Allan Kingdom.

VIDEO: “I Don’t Want To Break Your Heart” by Coeur de pirate (feat. Allan Kingdom)

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General

Punk’s Not Fed: I Ate at the CBGB Newark Airport Restaurant and It Sucked

Posted January 27, 2016 by Anonymous

It’s no New York, but Newark’s alright (if you like eating at punk nostalgia traps before you fly).

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Film

Abe Vigoda, Famous for Not Being Dead, Is Dead

Posted January 27, 2016 by Anonymous

The character actor was best known for his role on The Godfather, but he achieved fame later for being the subject of numerous rumors about his death.

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General

Why Hip-Hop Loves Conspiracy Theories

Posted January 26, 2016 by Drew Millard

The rapper B.o.B. has announced he’s convinced the world is flat. But questioning everything you’ve been told is part of the very fabric of hip-hop itself.

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Film

The Film That Made Me… : ‘Prozac Nation’ Was the Film That Made Me Get Help for My Depression

Posted January 26, 2016 by Anonymous

After watching the adaptation of Elizabeth Wurtzel’s autobiography about being a narcissistic, mentally ill student with no redemption, my life completely changed course.

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Comics

PLEASE LOOK AT ME: Trina is Packin’ Up and Movin’ Out in Today’s Comic from Julian Glander

Posted January 26, 2016 by Anonymous

Everyone has that one aspirational succulent they don’t remember buying.

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Books

The Porn Workaround: How Christian Sexuality Websites Avoid Sin

Posted January 26, 2016 by Anonymous

Last week, the evangelical-influenced Barna Group released findings from its new study, “The Porn Phenomenon,”…

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Film

The ‘Doctor’ Who Implanted Goat Balls on Men and Tried to Become Governor of Kansas

Posted January 25, 2016 by Anonymous

Penny Lane’s Sundance standout NUTS! is a formally inventive documentary that pieces together the outrageous story of huckster surgeon John Romulus Brinkley.

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Film

Will and Jada Should Go to the Oscars

Posted January 25, 2016 by Anonymous

There is definitely a diversity problem in Hollywood, but stars like Will and Jada Pinkett Smith will not be able to fix it by excluding themselves.

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Film

VICE Shorts: Watch the Specter of Gay Rights Tear Apart a Small Christian Town

Posted January 25, 2016 by Jeffrey Bowers

Peace in the Valley documents a small town built around religious tourism that has become divided over an ordinance that protects its LGBT citizens from discrimination.

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Comics

Comics: Kanye Gets Chicken for Kim in Today’s Comic by Steven Weissman

Posted January 24, 2016 by Anonymous

Kim’s having another baby and she needs Paros now.

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Comics

Leslie’s Diary Comics: Leslie Is Shy in Today’s Comic from Leslie Stein

Posted January 23, 2016 by Anonymous

It’s always around the people we’d like to talk to most that we can’t find anything to say.

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General

VIDEO: “Genghis Khan” by Miike Snow

Posted January 22, 2016 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

“Genghis Khan” by Miike Snow, from the new Album ‘iii’ coming March 4th.

VIDEO: “Genghis Khan” by Miike Snow

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Comics

A Better Edith: The Artist Goes on Trial in This Week’s Comic from Anna Haifisch

Posted January 22, 2016 by Anonymous

“The court finds the defendant guilty of total uselessness.”

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General

VIDEO: “Rotten Human” by Youth Lagoon

Posted January 20, 2016 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

Take a look at this incredible video for “Rotten Human” by Youth Lagoon, off the new record, Savage Hills Ballroom (out now on Fat Possum).

VIDEO: “Rotten Human” by Youth Lagoon

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General

Lemmy, Bowie and Remembering Our Heroes as Humans

Posted January 18, 2016 by Simon Childs

We need to remember that our rock Gods aren’t actual Gods.

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General

This Belgian Noise Band Tattoo Themselves During Their Live Shows

Posted January 18, 2016 by Anonymous

“Looking in the mirror always takes some getting used to the day after a show,” says frontman Fyl.

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General

‘Ziggy Stardust’ Photographer Mick Rock Reflects on the Legacy of David Bowie

Posted January 17, 2016 by James Yeh

We spoke to the iconic photographer and music-video pioneer about his relationship with David Bowie, his legendary subject and friend of over 40 years.

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Comics

Leslie’s Diary Comics: Leslie Has Lunch at a Diner in Today’s Comic from Leslie Stein

Posted January 16, 2016 by Anonymous

She thinks about her time in New York over a cup of matzo ball soup and a potato pancake.

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Film

VICE Talks Film: VICE Talks Film with Mike Leigh

Posted January 15, 2016 by VICE Staff

British filmmaker Mike Leigh talks about his long career of making movies that capture the socio-political zeitgeist of difficult times through the lived experiences of ordinary people.

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Film

Talking ‘Anomalisa,’ Animation, and Puppet Sex with Charlie Kaufman

Posted January 15, 2016 by Anonymous

We spoke with the screenwriter-turned-auteur about Anomalisa and just how hard it is to shoot a stop-motion animated scene of two puppets doing it.

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Comics

Comics: Everyone’s Procrastinating in Today’s Comic from Nina Van Denbempt

Posted January 14, 2016 by Anonymous

“Tomorrow I’ll get up early and do everything I didn’t do today.”

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Film

Watch Alan Rickman Play a Creepy Older Gentleman in His Last Short Film

Posted January 14, 2016 by Jeffrey Bowers

The much-loved British actor appeared in only a handful of short films. Most recently, he used his trademark creepiness and subtlety to play a stalker of sorts in Ben Ockrent and Jake Russell’s 2013 drama Dust.

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General

An Illustrated Tribute to David Bowie

Posted January 14, 2016 by Nick Gazin

Here are 20 illustrations by various artists in tribute to one of our most beloved musicians.

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Comics

PLEASE LOOK AT ME: Walk the Red Carpet in This Week’s Comic from Julian Glander

Posted January 12, 2016 by Anonymous

A well-tamed mane is key to a successful appearance.

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