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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


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Honoring Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul

8/17/2018
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The Queen of Soul, whose career spanned six decades, died on Thursday morning.

Duration:00:11:09

What 'Unite The Right 2' Can Tell Us About The Alt-Right

8/15/2018
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In this episode, we talk to VICE News journalist Elle Reeves about her experience embedding with white supremacists, and where the alt-right movement stands one year after the 'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville.

Duration:00:18:33

One Journalist's Elaborate Quest to Get Rich by Investing in Juul

8/13/2018
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VICE journalist Alli Conti wanted to know: Can a regular person get in on the ground floor of a privately-owned vape company with a roughly $15 billion valuation? She tried really hard. In this episode, we hear about her results.

Duration:00:05:58

How a Class of Columbia University Students Protected the Picket Line

8/10/2018
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In this episode, we talk to a professor at Columbia University about how her photography class stood in solidarity with the Graduate Workers of Columbia's recent strike.

Duration:00:14:11

America's Young Doctors Are Embracing the Universal Healthcare Revolution

8/8/2018
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In this episode, we look at how the student caucus of the American Medical Association got the organization to agree to reconsider its decades-long opposition to single-payer healthcare.

Duration:00:10:55

Here's all the Recent Changes MoviePass Made to Its Terms of Service

8/6/2018
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The beleaguered company has been updating its terms like it’s changing its Tinder pic.

Duration:00:08:44

[BONUS] Science Solved It: The Kentucky Meat Shower

8/4/2018
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We are excited to share with you a BONUS episode from another VICE podcast, Science Solved It. Our second season is out, and we think you'll really enjoy! This is episode 2, "The Kentucky Meat Shower." On March 3, 1876, chunks of meat fell from the sky in Olympia Springs, Kentucky. The locals came up with bizarre theories for where the meat came from, without realizing the truth had already been uncovered by a clever scientist in nearby Lexington.

Duration:00:20:54

Fear and Loading: Women and Guns in America

8/3/2018
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American women are buying more guns than ever before, mostly to protect themselves. VICE reporter Manisha Krishnan headed to Texas for the annual A Girl and a Gun conference where women were being trained to fend off sexual assaults and home invasions with firearms. Here goal: to find out whether gun culture among American women is fueled by fact, or fear.

Duration:00:14:51

Why One Boston Neighborhood is Resisting Legal Weed

8/1/2018
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On this episode of The VICE Guide to Right Now, we’re looking at weed legalization in Massachusetts, and how one Boston neighborhood is fighting to define what recreational marijuana will look like in their community.

Duration:00:09:45

This New Book Profiles Incredible Women You've Probably Never Heard Of

7/30/2018
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A lot of women’s history remains untold, distorted, or fragmented. There are so many women who have had a huge impact on the world, but who the majority of people know nothing about. To reclaim these stories, Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams wrote a book called History vs. Women, which profiles 25 remarkable women throughout history. They are rebels, rulers, scientists, artists, warriors and villains. VICE's Executive Editor Dory Carr-Harris spoke with both authors on this episode of The...

Duration:00:27:03

What It's Like to Choose Between Tinder and Arranged Marriage

7/27/2018
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This month, The VICE Guide to Right Now is featuring stories from VICE Magazine’s June publication, The Privacy and Perception Issue. It’s about identity in the digital age. On this episode, we talk with writer Mithila Phadke about using Tinder in India -- while her parents were also trying to arrange her marriage.

Duration:00:12:00

States Attacking Obamacare Have the Most to Lose

7/25/2018
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Nine of the 11 states with the highest rates of pre-existing conditions have signed onto the lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act. On this episode Harriet Rowan of Kaiser Health News, explains what this says about the healthcare debate.

Duration:00:12:33

We Reviewed a $100 Counterfeit iPhone X

7/23/2018
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Motherboard Editor-in-Chief Jason Koebler and staff writer Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai disassembled a counterfeit iPhone X that they bought through a colleague in China for $100. Then they asked security researchers to probe it to find out what it is. The verdict is wild.

Duration:00:15:28

DNA Damage from CRISPR Has Been ‘Seriously Underestimated’

7/20/2018
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CRISPR, the breakthrough gene therapy, has hit major stumbling blocks in the last few months. On this episode, we explore how DNA damage caused by CRISPR has cast doubt on the technology, and called into question its status as a medical tool of the future.

Duration:00:08:14

Unpacking Trump's Bizarre Press Conference with Putin

7/18/2018
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On this episode of The VICE Guide to Right Now, we talk with VICE politics editor Harry Cheadle about Trump’s strange and disturbing press conference with Vladimir Putin.

Duration:00:09:49

How Video Game Avatars Can Help Trans Kids Cope

7/16/2018
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This month, our show will feature stories from VICE Magazine’s June publication, The Privacy and Perception Issue. Today, we talk to VICE reporter Diana Tourjée about her online avatars growing up, and the surprising way they affected her offline identity.

Duration:00:17:05

The Toxic Culture Behind A.I. Assisted Porn

7/13/2018
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This month, our show will feature stories from VICE Magazine’s June publication, The Privacy and Perception Issue. Today, we talk to VICE reporter Samantha Cole about the rise of A.I.-assisted porn, and the toxic culture that created it.

Duration:00:08:51

Introducing Science Solved It: Season 2

7/11/2018
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If you like The VICE Guide To Right Now, make sure to also check out our second season of Science Solved It, Motherboard's show about the greatest mysteries that were solved by science.

Duration:00:01:48

Behind the Scenes of the New VICE Series 'Latin-x'

7/11/2018
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On this episode, we talk to the host of a new VICE series ‘Latin-x,’ which sheds light on overlooked issues affecting the Latino community in the US.

Duration:00:10:47

Meet the Woman Amplifying Black Voices in Tech

7/9/2018
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In this episode we hear from a woman shedding light on black entrepreneurs in tech, and shaking up the traditional narratives of Silicon Valley.

Duration:00:13:06