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The Space Lady Has Landed - VICE
Susan Dietrich Schneider was this weirdo homeless dropout busker chick who drifted between Boston and the Bay Area back in the 70s, supporting her draft-dodging husband and three kids by playing zonked-out space-themed psych covers in a Viking helmet...
thespacelady  vice  music  outsiderart  diy  outsidermusic  streetpeformers 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Rebel Rabbis: Anti-Zionist Jews Against Israel - YouTube
VICE embeds with the London branch of the Neturei Karta, a group of controversial Ultra Orthodox Jews who campaign against Zionism and for the immediate dismantling of the state of Israel
vice  video  youtube  netureikarta  orthodox  judaism  antizionist  israel 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
What It Takes to Be a World Champion Sumo Wrestler - VICE Video: Documentaries, Films, News Videos
VICE met up with Byambajav Ulambayar, a four-time sumo wrestling world champion, to find out how he maintains his physique. The 340-pound athlete walked through the strict training regimen he uses to stay at the top of his game, explaining what it takes to eat, sleep, and exercise like a...
sumowrestling  vice  video  byambajavulambayar  sports 
october 2017 by brendanmcfadden
The Story of Glenn O'Brien's 'TV Party' - VICE
We traced the rise and fall of the public access show that featured monoliths of New York's art scene in the late 70s—from Debbie Harry and David Byrne to Iggy Pop and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
vice  glennobrien  music  newyork  1970s  artscene  musicscene  cbgbs  tvparty  debbieharry  davidbyrne  iggypop  jean 
october 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Flying Nun's Sister Act: The Story of Look Blue Go Purple - Noisey
Thirty years later Dunedin's Look Blue Go Purple's folk pop is getting a second shine.
vice  noisey  lookbluegopurple  flyingnun  newzeland  music  indierock 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Over the Edge
In the spring of 1979, a small-budget movie with a somewhat corny-sounding name was released in just a handful of theaters in New York and Los Angeles, only to be pulled a few days later due to concerns that audiences would riot. Based (loosely) on a true story about suburban youth gone wild in the suburbs of San Francisco in the early 70s, Over the Edge would never receive wide distribution. In fact, over the next 25 years, the film would be shown in only a few art houses and on cable TV, until its eventual DVD release in September 2005.
vice  film  movies  overtheedge  oralhistory 
january 2016 by brendanmcfadden
Dirty Water: The Story of the Standells
A tour with the Stones, an appearance on The Munsters, and a song about “how Boston is a shit hole.”
music  rocknroll  rock  vice  thestandells 
july 2014 by brendanmcfadden
Open Season in the Holy Land
Over Thanksgiving, Israel launched an attack on the Gaza Strip, killing Hamas’ second-in-command, Ahmed Jabari. In retaliation, Hamas began firing rockets that were some of the first missiles to hit parts of Israel in 20 years. VICE traveled to the Israel-Gaza border to see what eternal tension had flared up this time.
Israel  Palestine  vice  video  middleeast  war 
july 2014 by brendanmcfadden

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