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Local Legends
14:46

The King of Coney Island, Bing Bong

Nems guides us around his neighborhood and shows us how his personal struggles led him to become the Mayor of Coney Island.
Local Legends
11:31

Meet Florida’s Python Cowboy

VICE meets up with wildlife influencer, Trapper Mike to see how he's amassed such a devoted following by going on hunts to rid the Everglades of various invasive species.
Local Legends
11:08

75 Arrests, 134 Marathons & 1 Stabbing: Kansas City Superman

Local Legends meets a one of a kind jogger in Kansas City named the Kansas City Superman.
Local Legends
9:58

The Batman of the Suburbs

After losing his job at a casino, Bob, now known as Bucks County Batman roams Philadelphia as the new local legend in town.
Local Legends
13:51

Undressing the True Story of the Naked Cowboy

Profiling the local heroes.
Local Legends
10:24

The 60-Ton Junk Cathedral of Texas

Vince Hanneman, AKA The Junk King, has become famous in Austin for the massive, multi-room, 60-ton Cathedral of Junk he has been building on his property since the 80s.
Local Legends
7:14

The Furniture Salesman that Saved Houston: Mattress Mack

If you live in Houston, you probably know Jim McIngvale as his alter-ego "Mattress Mack." Mack is fixture of Houston and a true local legend.
Local Legends
11:06

Dennis Woodruff

Profiling the local heroes.
Local Legends
9:11

Wisconsin Legend "Milverine" Has Never Left Milwaukee

John "The Milverine" Hamann has been walking around the city with his shirt off for decades, but only recently became an unofficial mascot of the city he consistently boasts as the height of civilization.
Local Legends
7:18

Chili’s Manager by Day, Wrestling Hero by Night

Joe Singer is a mild mannered restaurant manager at Chili’s by day. But by night transforms into his wrestling persona, Hobo Hank, a homeless and heroic character of unpredictable proportions.