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Penguin published Belle Gibson's lies despite 'gaps' in her story

In an email included in the court documents, the head of Penguin's cookbook division, Julie Gibbs, said the company's publicity team would work with …

What Some Of Your Favorite Songs Would Look Like As Vintage Movies

Who run the world? How about an <i>Attack of the 50 Ft Woman</i>-style Beyoncé? The singer/women’s active wear designer/world dominator is just one of many music artists to have their songs turned into grindhouse movie posters.<p>MusiXploitation is a series of posters for movies that exist only in the hearts …

The Indian miracle-buster stuck in Finland

<b>An Indian man who made his name exposing the "miraculous" feats of holy men as tricks has fled the country after being accused of blasphemy. Now in self-imposed exile in Finland, he fears jail - or even assassination - if he returns.</b><p>When a Hindu fakir declared on live television that he could kill …

Dan Savage Slams Kim Davis: 'She Thinks She Works For God When She Actually Works For Caesar'

<b>Dan Savage says Kim Davis wants to be a "martyr," and someone should remind her she doesn't work for God.</b><p>Sharing his always insightful and incisive …

8 board games to try if you love video games

<i>Owen Duffy is a journalist, dad and board game expert from Glasgow. His blog,</i> <i>Cardboard Sandwich</i><i>, is devoted to board games, card games, roleplaying</i> …

Board Games

Too gay for TV? Get used to it, honey | David Ferguson

A TV reporter was told by one viewer that his ‘gayness’ on screen was a problem. Well, guess what: we’re no longer going to try to pass as straight for your benefit<p>Arkansas TV reporter Mitchell McCoy recently got an email that he wanted to share with the world. “I’ve been holding back for months …

Ferguson, MO

COREY TAYLOR On Whether N.W.A. Belongs In ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: 'You're Goddamn Right They Do'

<b>SLIPKNOT</b> and <b>STONE SOUR</b> singer <b>Corey Taylor</b> was asked by Loudwire Nights for his opinion on recent comments <b>Gene Simmons</b> made about the <b>Rock And Roll</b> …

Dee Snider Talks Banning Donald Trump From Using Twisted Sister's 'We're Not Gonna Take It' and the 'Sad State of Politics'

Dee Snider got chills when he checked out the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum's new Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics exhibit that …

Five Girls and a Guy Talk About the First Time They Touched a Penis

For most people, a first experience with someone else's junk is awkward, surprising, and pretty hard to forget. We asked young people around Australia to describe what happened.<p>For most people, their first experience touching someone else's junk is awkward, surprising, and pretty hard to forget. …

Nintendo’s new Minecraft mash-up is a love letter to Super Mario

When Nintendo announced the Mario mash-up pack for the Wii U version of <i>Minecraft</i>, it revealed a slate of Mushroom Kingdom-themed content for people to play around with. The game will get 40 character skins, so you can dress up as Mario or Peach, and you can change the look of surfaces so that they …

Photographer Dad Creates Horror Photos Together With His Daughters

There are many joys to being a parent, but none quite as much as being able to use your young daughters to recreate gruesome and surreal scenarios …

You’ll Question the World Around You Once You’ve Seen These Pictures

What does it mean to be an individual? What is society? And where are we going? Paweł Kuczyński, a famous cartoonist from Poland, poses these and …

Drawing

Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano star in the trailer for the strangest movie of 2016

"Swiss Army Man" stars Paul Dano as a man who is prepared to kill himself after being stranded on an island, until he finds a dead body washed ashore (Daniel Radcliffe) that changes his life.<p>It was one of the most talked-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival, thanks to Radcliffe's …

Film Industry

This Video of Lit Performing in 1999 is an Important Cultural Artifact of a Forgotten Time

Teenage girls, Drew Barrymore haircuts, biker bandanas, fist-pumping dads, pure enthusiasm, aviators, flames on shirts – this is a historical snapshot of a pop punk gig in the 90s.<p>These days, the only time the word “lit” comes up in conversation is in an ironic description about a night out that …

Pop Punk

Batman: The Animated Series Invades These Modern Batman Comic Covers, and It's Glorious

Artist Greg Capullo’s run on <i>Batman</i> with Scott Snyder came to a close last week, and under their tenure the Dark Knight has been amazing to read—and …

DC Reveals Its New Rebirth Superhero Costumes

Although we’ve had some brief (and err, <i>revealing</i>) looks at some of the designs being used in DC’s upcoming <i>Rebirth</i> shakeup, this is our best look yet …

Interviews with Self-Described 'Rednecks' and 'Hillbillies'

When city people throw around words like "redneck" or "hillbilly," they generally mean them as insults. But what do these words signify for the people living in central Appalachia?<p>"Redneck" and "hillbilly" are two of the most loaded, complex words in the American language. When used by people …

Conservatism

Johnny Five, Our One True Robot Hero, Might Soon Be an Official Lego Set

Twenty-two years before WALL·E’s sermon about over-consumption hit theaters, an even better movie robot had already saved the day. Every child of the …

Lego

Photos from Jamaica's Most Beautiful Violent Neighbourhoods

A selection of photos from Boogie's book <i>A Wah Do Dem</i>.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France</i><p>Serbian photographer Boogie lives in the United States, but one of his favourite places in the world is Jamaica. The island is a violent place, with one of the highest murder rates in the …

Batman v Superman Ultimate R-Rated Edition Runtime Announced

Back in February, the Motion Picture Association of America issued an R rating for an Ultimate Edition of <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</b>, which …

Justice League

7 Craziest Moments from Marvel’s Civil War Comic

With Captain America: Civil War (loosely) adapting the modern Marvel Comics classic Civil War by writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven, we …

The Ultimate Guide to All of This Summer's Awesome New Comics

Ah, summer. The perfect time to think about going outside, getting some sun, enjoying all nature has to offer—and then staying inside to read comics …

When Were Superheroes Grim and Gritty?

CONVENTIONAL PERIODIZATION for American superhero comic books presumes decline. The genre’s formative years, 1938–1945, are grandly referred to as …

Watch the full trailer for Batman: The Killing Joke

The first full trailer for <i>Batman: The Killing Joke</i>, Warner Bros. Animation's first R-rated Batman movie, is finally here. Based on the acclaimed and highly controversial graphic novel of the same name, the film will explore Batman's relationship with the Joker, and drive home the fact that they …

Mark Hamill

The Danger of Being a Sex Worker Whose Clients Are High

"I've played with someone's limp coke dick for an hour before. It sucked but... I needed the cash."<p><i>This piece was published in partnership with The Influence.</i><p>I remember the first client I ever met who wanted to do drugs during a session. It was a doubles call in 2003, when I was still a newbie …

The VICE Interview: Louis Theroux

The awkward king of documentaries talks about sex with robots, childhood neurosis and the time he had one giant testicle.<p><i>This is the VICE Interview. Each week we ask a different famous and/or interesting person the same set of questions in a bid to peek deep into their psyche.</i><p>If you grew up with a …

Why Marvel Is Crushing DC in the Comic Book Movie War

If the clunky Batman v Superman and the entertaining Captain America: Civil War have taught us anything, it’s that Marvel’s future is bright while …

PICTAR. Probably the best iPhone camera-grip ever built.

<b>Dear Kickstarter backers,</b><p>The story of Pictar began 9 years ago at the Mac-World show in San Francisco: Steve Jobs was standing on the huge stage, …