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Killing Tires on Bay Area Streets

VICE heads to the birthplace of sideshow culture--the Bay Area (specifically Oakland & Vallejo)--to meet the new generation of sideshow enthusiasts keeping the roots of the movement alive in Bay Area streets.
Local Legends

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

Missouri's Half Naked Hacky Sack Champion | Local Legends

Derrick Fogle is a world renowned foot-bag player, a former speed consecutive Guinness World Record holder and a foot-bag Hall of Fame inductee.
The VICE Guide To Right Now

Relieving My Stress with a One Star Massage

If you get pampered in a One Star Reviewed massage parlor, is it still a pampering? To find out and put the business to the full test, Taji received an array of wellness procedures, from a foot rub to the full body thai massage.
Side Hustles

Inside the Adult Baby Fetish Furniture Business

They’re a couple of Southern guys who worked in construction and marketing — but now they’re building giant cribs for discerning adult babies.
The VICE Guide To Right Now

Face-to-Face with a 800-lb Grizzly Bear

After many days in quarantine, VICE's Taji Ameen is discovers that he needs to activate his beast mode.
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My Balls Got Lasered at the Worst-Rated Salon | One Star Reviews

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The VICE Guide To Right Now

Joining a Hippie Commune to Forgive Myself | Better Man

On this installment of Better Man, VICE’s Taji Ameen seeks forgiveness after unintentionally creating an uproar in the ventriloquist community.
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Risking My Life at the Worst-Rated Flying School | One Star Reviews

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The VICE Guide To Right Now

I Fell In Love With A Sex Doll

On this installment of Better Man, Vice’s Taji Ameen explores the world of unconventional companionship by means of a sex doll.
VICE Life Hacks with Oobah Butler

I Sent Fake Versions of Myself to Be on TV | VICE Life Hacks With Oobah Butler

After turning his shed into London's top restaurant and getting a knock-off clothing brand into Paris Fashion Week, VICE's Oobah Butler decides to send fake versions of himself on a global press tour to improve his brand. But can he get away with it?
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Election Night

Following people who have high stakes on the line during the election.