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THUMP Mix: Austra

Posted December 2, 2016 by Anonymous

Ahead of the Toronto outfit’s upcoming LP, Katie Stelmanis shares an hour of Mexican rancheras, European club beats, and Canadian indigenous music.

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News Spin Is Fucking Out of Control and This Headline Probably Isn’t Helping

Posted November 27, 2016 by Sarah Berman

We chatted with Canadian filmmaker Ken Finkleman about how over-the-top movies seem honest by comparison. His latest satire ‘An American Dream’ premieres at the Whistler Film Festival December 1.

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‘He Smells Like a Men’s Gym’: Kids Write Raps About Donald Trump

Posted November 14, 2016 by Michael Patrick Welch

Hip-hop was made for times like these. So I asked my students to write some bars and express the way they feel about our new president. It was not pretty.

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This 17-Year-Old Horror Director Has Made Two Feature Films Already So What Are You Doing with Your Life?

Posted November 7, 2016 by Anonymous

We talked to French filmmaker Nathan Ambrosioni about terrifying location shoots and bossing adults around on set.

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Morgan Spurlock’s New Documentary About Rats Is as Horrifying as It Sounds

Posted November 7, 2016 by Anonymous

‘Rats’ is a deep, dark look at the underworld of humanity’s greatest threat.

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Comics

Comics: ‘Hyper Hair,’ Today’s Comic by Michel Esselbrugge

Posted November 6, 2016 by Anonymous

It’s the post-apocalypse and the distinction between technology and nature is outdated.

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What Sun Ra’s Poetry Can Teach Us About Afrofuturism

Posted November 6, 2016 by Anonymous

“What I would like to see is a scholarly edition of his poems,” says the author of a new book on Sun Ra. “I think they’re worthy of that treatment…”

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Being a Farmer Sucks

Posted November 5, 2016 by Anonymous

The new documentary Peter and the Farm is an unflinching look at the highs and lows of being the only farmer on a one-man farm.

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Queer Asian Films Are Finally Becoming More Prevalent

Posted November 5, 2016 by Anonymous

Only a handful of films have explored what it means to be East Asian or Asian American and queer, but Spa Night and The Handmaiden are revelatory for doing much more than that.

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When Will People Finally Accept Interracial Dating?

Posted November 4, 2016 by Erica Euse

Jeff Nichols’s Loving reminds us that anti-miscegenation attitudes are still prevalent in today’s society.

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How Doctor Strange Helped Create Hippies

Posted November 2, 2016 by Anonymous

The newest member of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe puts a psychedelic, mystical spin on your typical superhero.

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What Would Life Be Like if You Reached Your Full Potential?

Posted November 2, 2016 by Anonymous

We asked soldiers, events staff, music A&Rs, journalists and IT workers, among others, how their lives could have turned out if they weren’t such piece-of-shit failures.

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Nu-Horror: A Retrospective on the Y2K Era’s Worst Movie Trend

Posted October 31, 2016 by Mike Pearl

Thir13en Ghosts was an important film, god damn it!

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We Interviewed Nicolas Cage Using Only Nicolas Cage Movie Quotes

Posted October 31, 2016 by Mike Pearl

It turns out the Oscar-winning actor has been thinking a lot about fish.

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Wuvable Oaf: ‘Wuvable Oaf Vs. Trump,’ Today’s Comic by Ed Luce

Posted October 30, 2016 by Anonymous

Disastra is wooed by a bird man wrestler.

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What Makes Gainesville So Punk?

Posted October 30, 2016 by Anonymous

A new book explores the sleepy college town that incubated talents like Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music.

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Looking Back on ‘The Watcher in the Woods,’ the Proto-‘Stranger Things’

Posted October 29, 2016 by Anonymous

The eerie and surprisingly resonant 1980 film about a girl who gets sucked into another dimension is a forebear to Netflix’s hit show.

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Werner Herzog Really, Really Likes Volcanoes

Posted October 27, 2016 by James Yeh

We caught up with the legendary filmmaker to talk about Into the Inferno, his gorgeous new documentary about volcanoes, poetry, and North Korea.

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Why I Judge My Dates on Their Musical Tastes

Posted October 27, 2016 by Anonymous

Don’t judge me.

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Comics

Comics: ‘Sex,’ Today’s Comic by Dame Darcy

Posted October 26, 2016 by Anonymous

Lots of people talk about sex in this beautiful comic from comics legend, Dame Darcy.

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VICE, QC: Dead Obies: Made au Québec

Posted October 26, 2016 by VICE Staff

In this short VICE documentary, Simon Coutu spends time with the Dead Obies—the post-rap group that put Quebec’s Frenglish movement on the map. For them, mixing English and French isn’t a political statement, it’s just good fucking music.

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Watch an Exclusive Behind the Scenes Look at Pablo Escobar’s Death on Narcos

Posted October 26, 2016 by Anonymous

See how the show prepared for the kingpin’s gruesome end.

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What I Learned From Watching Eight Hours of Steven Seagal Movies

Posted October 25, 2016 by Anonymous

What does the 90s’ mumbling, fourth-rate action star say about America and me?

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An Oral History of Bruce McDonald’s ‘Hard Core Logo’

Posted October 25, 2016 by Anonymous

Twenty years after its release, the classic Canadian punk rock road trip movie is just as awesome.

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Prolific Music Critic Robert Christgau Knows What He Likes (and Hates)

Posted October 24, 2016 by Anonymous

“One of my gifts as a critic is that I really like music, and I’m open and still excitable. I’m not a bored person, and I’m not tired of life.”

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Wuvable Oaf: ‘Disastra Rebranded,’ Today’s Comic by Ed Luce

Posted October 22, 2016 by Anonymous

Disastra is a star and now she’s got to look the part.

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Action Bronson Drops the Video for New Song ‘Durag vs. Headband’

Posted October 22, 2016 by VICE Staff

​He’s back out here: Action Bronson dropped a new song and video for “Durag vs. Headband,” featuring Big Body Bes and produced by Knxwledge.

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VICE Films Is Helping to Produce a ‘Lords of Chaos’ Movie

Posted October 22, 2016 by VICE Staff

The Norwegian black metal movie will be directed by Jonas Åkerlund and is set to star Rory Culkin.

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How to Dress Well’s New Album Is All About Pleasure

Posted October 22, 2016 by Anonymous

Over breakfast burritors, we talked about nihilism, neoliberalism, and aiming for joy with How to Dress Well, a.k.a. Tom Krell.

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VICE Talks Film: Director Barry Jenkins on Creating Empathy Through His Film ‘Moonlight’

Posted October 22, 2016 by VICE Staff

We sat down with the director to chat about his fantastic new coming-of-age drama about a boy grappling with his identity and sexuality in a rough Miami neighbourhood.

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‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins on Bringing ‘Art House to the Hood’

Posted October 20, 2016 by Anonymous

We spoke to the filmmaker about his game-changing film about what it’s like to be young, gay, and black in Miami.

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‘Moonlight’ Captures the Complexities of Growing Up Gay and Black in America

Posted October 20, 2016 by Anonymous

The film, which sees release this Friday, navigates the intersection of two distinct experiences in ways most cinema hasn’t.

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​Why Are So Many Horror Films Christian Propaganda?

Posted October 19, 2016 by Anonymous

Movies like The Conjuring and Ouija act as mouthpieces for Christianity, and have deeper intentions than just surface-level scares.

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We Talked to Kim Gordon and She’s Just Like Us (Not Really)

Posted October 17, 2016 by Anonymous

Kim Gordon sweats. Kim Gordon shits. Kim Gordon likes Rihanna’s “Work.”

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If You Loved ‘Best in Show,’ You’ll Think ‘Mascots’ Is Fine

Posted October 17, 2016 by Anonymous

If you liked master mockumentary maker Christopher Guest’s jokes the first time, you’ll probably still like them here.

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Comics: ‘Honorary Ladies Title Holder,’ Today’s Comic by Ed Luce

Posted October 16, 2016 by Anonymous

Disastra is given a dubious honor and decides to take a legitimate one in this comic about a gay pro wrestling league from comics star, Ed Luce.

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