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Meet the Grandfather of Chinese Rock Meet the Grandfather of Chinese Rock

MILENE LARSSON: When we covered the Beijing punk scene, we were surprised by how apolitical most of these bands were. So we decided to meet up with Cui Jian, the grandfather of Chinese rock. Cui Jian is the biggest rock star in China, and he’s probably more punk than all the new bands put together.…

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The Gun Markets of Pakistan The Gun Markets of Pakistan

[GUNFIRE] SUROOSH ALVI: We’re here in Lahore, Pakistan, in the old city. I’m here visiting family. It’s been about three years since I was in the country. And in that time, the country has gone through insane amounts of change– truly full of deep contradictions. On the one hand, you’ve got this progressive side of…

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Teenage Exorcists (Part 1/2) Teenage Exorcists (Part 1/2)

AUDIENCE: [CHANTING] ANNOUNCER: Let’s give a very warm welcome– Teenage Exorcist. CHARLET DOBUC: The Teenage Exorcists is not the latest occult TV show, but a trio of real-life All-American home-schooled virgins from Phoenix, Arizona. 18-year-old Brynne and her two friends the Sherkenback sisters spend their spare time touring the world confronting the devil. Bob Larson,…

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The Chinese Expat Running an Underground Gun School The Chinese Expat Running an Underground Gun School

Hi, I’m Lydia from the VICE office in Brooklyn, New York. Despite being very illegal in China the appeal of guns drives many youth to travel outside of the country just to shoot. Our colleagues over at VICE China did the same by traveling to the Philippines to take a shooting class and study the…

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Tripping on Hallucinogenic Frogs (Part 3/3) Tripping on Hallucinogenic Frogs (Part 3/3)

HAMILTON MORRIS: Juan lights a stick on fire and gets it glowing orange. The captain does not react. He takes two more burns the same way, and then Juan begins to rub the jelly into all three wounds. [SPEAKING PORTUGUESE] HAMILTON MORRIS: Does he feel anything? [SPEAKING PORTUGUESE] MALE SPEAKER: He’s beginning to feel it.…

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Colombia’s Hidden Killers: Part 1/2 (Documentary) Colombia’s Hidden Killers: Part 1/2 (Documentary)

KRISHNA ANDAVOLU: When you think of land mines, countries like Afghanistan, Sudan, Iraq, and other conflict areas around the world might come to mind. But Colombia is one of the most affected countries in the world, too. Because for the last 50 years, there’s been a roiling conflict between leftist Marxist guerrillas and the Colombian…

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