biography

Videos

Local Legends
5:35

The Man Who Flies with Birds

Christian Moullec (aka the Birdman) is so passionate about birds that he even managed to learn a new migratory path for geese by flying with them in a microlight.
VICE Asia Pacific
14:23

Bithoon

Kim Ji-hun trained with 30 other trainees for what would later become the biggest K-pop band in the world, BTS. However, life had other plans for Ji-hun. This is his story of being on the brink of fame and then losing it all.
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.
Influence
13:21

Pakistan's Enforced Disappearances

Mahrang Baloch is an activist using social media to highlight the issue of enforced disappearances in Pakistan. Ethnic Baloch people have been disappearing for two decades, activists say this happens after calling for social justice or independence.
Local Legends
9:38

The Italian Hobbit Who Climbed Vesuvius to Build His Shire

We met Nicolas Gentile, a real hobbit who climbed Vesuvius to raise money to build his own shire on the hills, in Abruzzo
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
7:55

London’s Joyful Lockdown Ravers

We meet Joy Anonymous, a dance collective that brought happiness to Londoners during the misery of lockdown by throwing parties on the River Thames.
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
6:34

Pancho Claus is Coming to Town | Local Legends

Since 1981, Richard Reyes has played the part of Pancho Claus, dressing up in a zoot suit and delivering presents in a low-rider to kids around the city.
Local Legends
11:06

Dennis Woodruff

Profiling the local heroes.
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