Ronnie Bridgeman had been awake for days, but he didn't mind that his childhood friend wanted to pace.
[body_image width='2000' height='2000' path='images/content-images/2014/11/22/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/22/' filename='friday-night-in-times-square-546-body-image-1416671702.jpg' id='6031'] On Friday nights, people around the world leave their offices to fill their innards with cheese fries and shitty booze to put the pain of the workweek behind.
In Dispatch 8, VICE News returns to Ferguson, Missouri, where the community is on edge as it awaits a grand jury decision over whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
On Thursday night, speaking to about 10 million people who thought they were tuning in to watch the Latin Grammys, President Barack Obama dared Republicans in Congress to take up a comprehensive immigration bill, and told them, in so many words, that until they do, he's going to do whatever the fuck he wants.
Seven months into his administration, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio began encountering something that has become a sort of litmus test for Gotham chieftains: the widely-publicized death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police officers.
[body_image width='1200' height='483' path='images/content-images/2014/11/20/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/20/' filename='serial-and-the-white-liberal-medias-race-problem-twir-121-body-image-1416520489.jpg' id='5627'] Last week, Jay Caspian Kang wrote a scathing indictment of the true crime podcast Serial for the Awl.
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It's no secret that privately run, for-profit prisons can be shady places. The multibillion-dollar industry has steadily become a particularly maligned sector of the prison-industrial complex in the United States, notorious for a unique blend of corruption, reticence, and violence.
It's time, once again, to marvel at some idiots who don't know how to handle the world: Cry-Baby #1: The San Diego District Attorney's Office [body_image width='1189' height='720' path='images/content-images/2014/11/21/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/21/' filename='cry-baby-of-the-week-201-body-image-1416532775.jpg' id='5651'] Screencaps via YouTube The incident: A guy made a rap album.
[body_image width='1001' height='1452' path='images/content-images/2014/11/21/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/21/' filename='body-talk-903-body-image-1416590374.jpeg' id='5843'] Kayleigh Peddie underwear Photographer: Claire Milbrath Stylist: Sara Graorac Assistant: Catherine P
[body_image width='1200' height='1563' path='images/content-images/2014/11/21/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/21/' filename='are-we-destined-to-become-our-mothers-890-body-image-1416584566.jpg' id='5818'] Illustration by Penelope Gazin It happened after work, at about a quarter past eight.
The Meat Puppets emerged from SST, the LA punk label founded in 1978 by Black Flag's Greg Ginn. SST built its legendary status by releasing material from bands like the Minutemen, Dinosaur Jr., Saccharine Trust, Sonic Youth, and Hüsker Du—all groups that are dead and gone or in the midst of their 18th reunions.
[body_image width='627' height='463' path='images/content-images/2014/11/20/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/20/' filename='is-sci-fi-having-a-regaysaince-328-body-image-1416487385.png' id='5374'] Photo via Jeff Toth This post originally appeared in VICE UK A long time ago in a galaxy not far away (our own galaxy, in fact), the genre of science fiction was born.
Last month a group called Hollaback released a video that quickly became one of the more talked-about clips of the year.
[body_image width='1280' height='800' path='images/content-images/2014/11/20/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/20/' filename='signe-baumane-teat-beat-of-sex-rocks-in-my-pockets-interview-876-body-image-1416483678.png' id='5348'] "I think about sex every nine seconds and every 12 seconds I think about killing myself." That was Signe Baumane's response when I emailed asking for an interview, showing me that self-awareness comes when you least expect it.
[body_image width='640' height='327' path='images/content-images/2014/11/20/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/20/' filename='the-daily-mail-are-thinking-of-doing-a-tv-show-body-image-1416500942.jpg' id='5482'] A screenshot of just one of the many uplifting stories featured on the MailOnline website today This post originally appeared in VICE UK Yesterday, in an interview with MailOnline publisher Martin Clarke in the Wall Street Journal, the idea of a Daily Mail TV show was floated, apparently seriously: Ultimately, Mr.
[body_image width='1200' height='1263' path='images/content-images/2014/11/21/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/21/' filename='the-time-bill-cosby-tried-to-ruin-wendy-williamss-career-for-bringing-up-rape-allegations-allegedly-878-body-image-1416534987.jpg' id='5659'] Photo via Flickr user Chris Favero This week, Bill Cosby's late-career comeback suddenly imploded.
[body_image width='1276' height='714' path='images/content-images/2014/11/20/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/20/' filename='this-guy-got-stabbed-by-the-guy-he-was-interviewing-for-a-job-body-image-1416517911.jpg' id='5598'] Screen grab from 10News.com On Monday in El Cajon, California, a suburb of San Diego, a guy named Jose Franklin Lopez went into a marketing agency for a job interview and ended up stabbing his would-be employer.
On September 26, teaching students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School in Mexico were intercepted by police forces en route to a protest in Iguala.