Joby Ogwyn Wants to Be the First Person to Jump off the Side of Mount Everest
In this episode of VICE's 'Autobiographies,' the professional wingsuit pilot explains how his passion for human flight has brought him to record-breaking heights and heart-wrenching lows.
Venus X Wants to Party the Pain Away
The Brooklyn-based DJ talks about the benefits and challenges that come with being a female "free agent" in the electronic-music world.
Rapper D.R.A.M. Reflects on Life Before and After 'Cha Cha'
D.R.A.M. tells us about how one song propelled him from sleeping on his cousin's couch to working with music legend Rick Rubin.
How Tiga Ignited Montreal's Dance Music Movement
We meet DJ entrepreneur Tiga, who shares with us how he revolutionized the Montreal party scene by staying true to himself and rejecting convention.
Nigel Sylvester Doesn't Need BMX Competitions
In a uniquely intimate conversation with VICE Autobiographies, Nigel Sylvester shares the pivotal moment that ignited his rise in the world of BMX and the challenges he faced along the way.
Willie Cauley-Stein Opens Up About His Journey Toward the NBA
We talk to NBA rookie Willie Cauley-Stein about playing ball and how leaving home at 15 ended up setting him on a path to success.
Alex G Opens Up About How He Gained Momentum As a Young Musician
In this episode we meet Philly-based singer songwriter Alex G. returning from his first European and U.S. tours to play a gig in his hometown.
Jackie Cruz of 'Orange Is the New Black' on Tragedy, Adversity, and Inspiration
Jackie Cruz explains how surviving a tragic car accident at 17 not only reestablished her ties with her family, but forced her back into pursing a career in acting — eventually landing a role on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black.
How Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer Finds Humanity in Tragedy
We profile filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer and his internationally acclaimed films, The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence.