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A series about the absurdity of the modern condition: the most interesting people, news, sub-cultures and rituals on the planet.

A series about the absurdity of the modern condition: the most interesting people, news, sub-cultures and rituals on the planet.
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A series about the absurdity of the modern condition: the most interesting people, news, sub-cultures and rituals on the planet.

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English


Episodes

Inside NYC's Street Vendors' Fight to Survive

4/22/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis speaks with reporter Diana Hubbell about new proposed legislation that would increase the number of street vendor permits available in New York City.

Duration:00:20:50

Behind The Scenes of the New VICE Documentary "Lebanon’s Green Gold: The Debate to Legalize Cannabis"

4/19/2019
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On this episode, we talk to VICE's Rony Karkar about his new short documentary, "Lebanon's Green Gold: The Debate to Legalize Cannabis" to find out why Lebanon is so keen to legalize cannabis, and how the country's main cannabis farming communities feel about their livelihoods becomes legal.

Duration:00:33:48

Understanding Julian Assange

4/17/2019
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On this episode, we’re talking about Julian Assange’s recent arrest, and sifting through all the news swirling around it with Motherboard Editor-In-Chief Jason Koebler and Motherboard reporter Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai.

Duration:00:22:35

When Biohacking Crosses Over into Disordered Eating

4/15/2019
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On this episode, we speak with Motherboard reporter Sarah Emerson about the damaging effects of Silicon Valley's obsession with bodyhacking.

Duration:00:24:17

How Anti-Abortion Rhetoric Shapes Pro-Choice Advocacy

4/12/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis speaks with Broadly reporter Marie Solis about how much of our understanding of abortion care has been shaped by an inherent bias against it.

Duration:00:32:06

Have You Checked Out CYBER???

4/10/2019
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We're dedicating this episode of The VICE Guide To Right Now to a podcast we love, Motherboard's hacking show CYBER. This episode is all about why the ASUS supply chain hack is a really big deal.

Duration:00:21:36

The Many Obsessions That Can Haunt a Person with OCD

4/8/2019
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On this episode, we talk to TONIC reporter Shayla Love about seven lesser-known types of OCD that are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.

Duration:00:23:59

New York Is Getting Congestion Pricing, Whether It's Ready or Not

4/5/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis speaks with Motherboard reporters Ankita Rao and Caroline Haskins about New York City’s new plan to initiate congestion pricing.

Duration:00:15:53

Motherboard Reports: Facebook Bans White Nationalism and White Separatism

4/3/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis speaks with Motherboard Editor-in-Chief Jason Koebler and Motherboard reporter Joseph Cox about Facebook’s new policy change to treat white nationalism and separatism the same as white supremacy.

Duration:00:18:08

Behind the Scenes of Broadly's Gender-Inclusive Stock Photo Library

4/1/2019
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On this episode, we talk to Broadly's Diana Tourjée and Sarah Burke about The Gender Spectrum Collection, a stock photo library featuring trans and non-binary models that aims to help media better represent members of these communities.

Duration:00:27:13

Inside The New VICE Documentary "Growing Up Off-The-Grid"

3/29/2019
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On this episode, we talk VICE producer Lydia Randall about her new short documentary "Growing Up Off-The-Grid" about a 17-year old young woman who was raised off-the-grid in the foothold of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina.

Duration:00:27:02

Where the Hell Is Birth Control for Men?

3/27/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis speaks with Broadly writers Marie Solis and Leila Ettachfini about the true timeline of male birth control.

Duration:00:23:56

How a Kennedy Became a Political Force for Trans Rights

3/25/2019
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On this episode, we talk to Broadly reporter Diana Tourjée about the Congressional Trans Equality Task Force, which is currently chaired by Massachusetts Representative Joe Kennedy III.

Duration:00:27:00

Inside The Fragmented Minds of People With Dissociative Identity Disorder

3/22/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis speaks to TONIC reporter Shayla Love about the fraught history of the condition formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and how the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it is real. But does ‘real’ matter when a diagnosis can help?

Duration:00:20:04

How the 'Mandela Effect' Theory of False Memories Took Over the Internet

3/20/2019
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On this episode, we deep-dive into a story from VICE Magazine's Truth and Lies issue about an internet theory called “The Mandela Effect" that has taken the internet by storm.

Duration:00:21:57

Trump Is a Health Hazard to His Supporters

3/18/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis talks with author and professor Jonathan Metzl about his new book, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland, which examines how Trump’s agenda depends on policies that render his own supporters – the white working-class – expendable.

Duration:00:32:09

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

3/15/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis asks reporter Ankita Rao 'Is it possible for a ride hailing app to be ethical?'

Duration:00:17:24

When It Comes to 'Vanilla Sex,' No Two People Taste the Same Flavor

3/13/2019
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In this episode, we talk to VICE writer Anna Iovine about what vanilla sex means in 2019.

Duration:00:16:37

Another Look Inside VICE's Series 'LATIN-X'

3/11/2019
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On this episode, VICE Podcast Producer Sophie Kazis welcomes back Paola Ramos, the host of the VICE series LATIN-X, which just launched 4 noteworthy new episodes.

Duration:00:27:14

The Dark Reality of Being a Brand Influencer

3/8/2019
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In this episode, we’re peeking behind the curtain to look at the darker aspects of being a brand influencer.

Duration:00:22:03