Monetizing Thirst: The Life of the Instafamous
VICE met up with Rick Twombley and Griff King to hear how the Instagram-famous couple found a way to make money with their sexy selfies.
The Illegal Big Cats of Instagram
VICE investigates the flourishing trade in animal trafficking and how it impacts the depleting wildcat populations of Central and East Africa.
Single Japanese Women Are Buying the Boyfriend Experience
Whether they're craving a shoulder to cry on, a hunk to take shots with, or a late-night cuddle, Tokyo-based women can fulfill their relational needs on demand and by the hour.
Brazilian Plastic Surgery: Beauty On a Budget
We visited a clinic that carries on a family tradition of giving low income Brazilians access to plastic surgery.
Tracking Down Serbia's Danube River Pirates
We head out on the water with the Smederevo river patrol to find out how easy it is for pirates to engage in illegal trade on the Danube.
Martin Shkreli on Drug Price Hikes and Playing the World's Villain
An interview with a 32-year-old entrepreneur, company builder and the new poster child of capitalistic greed.
Inside America's For-Profit Bail System
The U.S. is the only first-world country that commercializes bail. We examine the for-profit criminal justice and explore the emerging alternatives.
England's Lord of Fraud: Wolf of the West End
In 2014, convicted fraudster and infamous British socialite "Lord" Edward Davenport was released early from prison under controversial circumstances.
Cash Slaves: Inside the Dystopian Fetish of Financial Domination
In this episode of Love Industries, we stepped into the world of financial domination to understand its growing allure.
Taking Down Tokyo's Corrupt Diamond Syndicate
The diamond market in Japan is saturated with piddling middlemen. We follow Kyoji Sasaki on his quest to revolutionize the industry.
VICE Specials / Clip
Cocaine: Narcos, Sicarios and Peru (Part 1)
In part one of our three-part documentary, we meet two DEA agents who spent years on the trail of the elusive king of cocaine.
Running an Erotic Publishing Empire
When it comes to erotic e-books, cave men strippers, and serious business, the mother-daughter duo behind Ellora's Cave keep it all in the family.