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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

How One Journalist Got Hooked On Sleep Hygiene

10/15/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Tonic writer Shayla Love about her personal attempt to combat insomnia. But her story has a twist.

Duration:00:10:03

When Believing Women Isn't Enough to Help Them

10/12/2018
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In this episode, VICE Producer Sophie Kazis speaks to Broadly Staff Writer Marie Solis about how "believe women" became the #MeToo movement's rallying cry, but some say simply believing women may not be enough to accomplish the transformative change feminists imagine.

Duration:00:17:10

Unpacking the Devastating UN Report on Climate Change

10/10/2018
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The IPCC's '1.5 Degree Report' paints a dire picture that suggests we must fundamentally change the nature of society in the next decade in order to avoid the worst effects of climate change.

Duration:00:10:34

‘Contraception Deserts’ Will Likely Get Worse If Trump's Birth Control Changes Go Through

10/4/2018
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Women already have a hard time getting birth control but people are bracing for things to get worse if changes to the country's family planning program are successful.

Duration:00:13:45

[BONUS] Queerly Beloved: Episode 4

10/3/2018
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If you like The VICE Guide To Right Now, we think you'll also enjoy our newest podcast from VICE: Queerly Beloved. Co-hosted by Sarah Burke and Fran Tirado, it’s a multifaceted portrait of LGBTQ chosen family—the people who help us figure out who we are and inspire us to live as our most authentic selves. In a world obsessed with significant others, Queerly Beloved focuses on the unconventional, seemingly insignificant relationships that actually end up shaping us most. Here's the fourth...

Duration:00:23:39

[BONUS] Queerly Beloved: Episode 3

10/1/2018
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If you like The VICE Guide To Right Now, we think you'll also enjoy our newest podcast from VICE: Queerly Beloved. Co-hosted by Sarah Burke and Fran Tirado, it’s a multifaceted portrait of LGBTQ chosen family—the people who help us figure out who we are and inspire us to live as our most authentic selves. In a world obsessed with significant others, Queerly Beloved focuses on the unconventional, seemingly insignificant relationships that actually end up shaping us most. Here's the third...

Duration:00:28:37

Behind The Media: How We Talk About Consent

9/29/2018
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HBO ‘s Special Report, “Consent,” discusses how people, both public and private, are grappling with issues of consent and sexual assault in the year since the first allegations against Harvey Weinstein. HBO Correspondent Isobel Yeung leads us through a nuanced conversation about how the #MeToo Movement has affected everyday people. The issue is extremely personal, and has had huge, rippling effects on both individuals and our society at large - as everyone figures out what accountability...

Duration:00:21:15

Behind The Media: How We're Covering Dr. Blasey Ford and Judge Kavanaugh's Hearing

9/28/2018
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We recorded this episode in the midst of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Kavanaugh’s testimonies, while the hearings were still ongoing. In this episode, Broadly Editor-in-Chief Lindsay Schrupp, Broadly Staff Writer Marie Solis, and VICE Executive Editor Dory Carr-Harris discuss their strategies for covering this historic event - given the difficult nature of the subject matter, the fast pace of the news cycle, and the consequences of the hearings’ outcome that go beyond who will be our...

Duration:00:29:40

The Trans Woman Who Became a Dragon

9/26/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Broadly journalist Diana Tourjée about her experience telling the story of Eva Tiamat Medusa, a trans woman who modified her body to become a dragon.

Duration:00:23:50

Black People Face Big Barriers Entering the Legal Weed Industry

9/24/2018
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In this episode, we talk to journalist Benjamin Goggin about how while legal weed industry is booming, it’s also shutting out many black and brown entrepreneurs.

Duration:00:18:19

Thanks to Motherboard, Facebook Is Reviewing its Policy on White Nationalism

9/21/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Motherboard Editor-in-Chief Jason Koebler about his investigation into Facebook's content moderation policies, which has now led the company to review it’s specific policy on white nationalism.

Duration:00:13:06

Maybe I'm Wrong: Guns

9/18/2018
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In this episode, we talk to VICE’s Krishna Andavolu about his new series, “Maybe I’m Wrong,” which seeks to spur meaningful conversation around some of the most contentious issues in our society. The first issue the series takes on is perhaps one of the most polarized topics: guns.

Duration:00:22:29

Cynthia Nixon Lost the Battle, But Progressive Women Won the War

9/17/2018
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Cynthia Nixon fell to Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday night, but the insurgent candidates who challenged former members of the Independent Democratic Conference sailed to victory.

Duration:00:26:17

Colleges Are Going About Consent Education All Wrong

9/14/2018
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In this episode, we discuss Donna Freitas' new book 'Consent on Campus,' which argues it's up to universities to challenge hookup culture and champion consent.

Duration:00:20:44

[BONUS] Introducing Queerly Beloved

9/12/2018
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If you like The VICE Guide To Right Now, we highly recommend you check out our newest podcast from VICE: Queerly Beloved. Queerly Beloved ​is a new podcast series from Broadly. Co-hosted by Broadly editor Sarah Burke and Fran Tirado of the popular queer podcast Food 4 Thot, it’s a multifaceted portrait of LGBTQ chosen family—the people who help us figure out who we are and inspire us to live as our most authentic selves. In a world obsessed with significant others, Queerly Beloved focuses...

Duration:00:24:01

This Writer Went Through All Her Old Tweets, And Was Horrified At What She Found

9/12/2018
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In this episode, VICE Writer Eve Peyser explains that deleting her old tweets one at a time was an education in self-loathing and shame—and 100-percent worth it.

Duration:00:20:47

GARAGE: Queen Rihanna by Deana Lawson

9/10/2018
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In this episode, we talk to the Editor-in-Chief of Garage Magazine about their new issue, “The Human Future.”

Duration:00:17:49

Beef Update: Bernie vs. Bezos

9/7/2018
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In this episode, we talk about new Bernie vs. Bezos beef: how Senator Sanders has just made Amazon the poster child for everything wrong with the modern labor market.

Duration:00:08:14

This Man's Inmate Experiences Are Proof We Need the Prison Strike

9/5/2018
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In this episode, a formerly incarcerated writer, Michael Fischer, goes into how the prison system can break a person down, and why it's so inspiring to see inmates fighting back.

Duration:00:26:21

This New VR Film Takes You on an Ayahuasca Journey to the Amazon

9/3/2018
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In this episode, we discuss an incredible new VR film that takes you on an ayahuasca journey to the Amazon.

Duration:00:15:17