Vice: Children for Sale

A vast underground network of traffickers has made a living convincing poor mothers in Bulgaria to sell their infants to rich Greek couples. From the courts, to the slums, to the NGOs fighting to put an end to the practice, VICE Greece took a deep dive into how the trafficking …

The Tunnel

“This free release of The Tunnel was made possible by all the supporters of the 135K Project. If you enjoy it, show your support for the filmmakers by heading to www.thetunnelmovie.net and by buying a frame, a hard copy DVD or simply by telling your friends about it.” THIS IS …

Zombie Drug: The Truth About Flakka

A few years ago, a new synthetic drug called Flakka appeared in Florida. It wasn’t long before viral videos and sensationalized news reports of alleged Flakka overdoses started to spread across the internet, and people began comparing its effects to that of a zombie outbreak. One supposed incident involved a …

The Anarchist Commune in the Rainforest: Poole’s Land

Manisha Krishnan travels to Poole’s Land, an anarchist commune on the western edge of Canada to figure out what exactly is drawing young people to live on the periphery of society. She ventures into the rainforest and confronts a variety of her deepest fears, but ultimately finds enlightenment in the …

Toe the Line

Since its heyday in the late 1800s, bare-knuckle boxing in the US has been relegated to parking lots and grimy basements, an underground sport that couldn’t find a way to bring itself above board. But in June of 2018—after spending years petitioning almost 30 states to sanction the brutal fights—promoter …

The Teenage Pageant Girls Who Kill & Skin Rattlesnakes

Every year, 16 all-American girls climb into a pit of poisonous snakes to decapitate, skin and eat them in a bid to become the Miss Snake Charmer at the world’s largest “Rattlesnake Roundup”. Steve Ludwin, who has been injecting himself with snake venom for over thirty years and considers himself …

Peacekeepers Turned Perpetrators

In 2016, VICE aired a two year investigation uncovering widespread allegations of sexual abuse and rape at the hands of UN peacekeepers by the very women and children they pledge to protect. The UN has been criticized for mishandling these crimes, which surfaced in 14 of the then current 16 …

Inside Veteran TV’s Dark and Controversial Humor

Welcome to VET Tv: a comedy website started by an ex-Marine named Donny O’Malley who believes his brand of dark and twisted humor is the thing that some post-9/11 military veterans have been dying to see. Completely unapologetic and at times controversial, VET Tv doesn’t shy away from much of …

Out of Control: Ukraine’s Rogue Militias

In 2014, Ukraine was under siege and the military was unprepared. Desperate, the government urged anyone to get to the front and fight the Russian-backed separatists. As the war drags on, Ukraine claims their military is now in control and the volunteers have all been disbanded. But we tracked down …