'Over the Edge' - An Oral History of the Best Teenage Rebellion Film Ever
Vice magazine Vice spoke with nearly 20 of the film’s cast and crew to try to piece together the often arduous making of 'Over the Edge,' the frustrations felt upon its initial release, and how the film, all these years later, still manages to influence generation after generation of filmmakers.
Selections from Pablo Escobar's Personal Photographer
Edgar Jimenez, aka El Chino, was a classmate of Pablo Escobar’s in junior high school in Colombia back in the 60s. After a chance reunion in the early 80s, Escobar recruited El Chino to become his personal picture taker, documenting his political campaigns, his private parties, and the various goings-on at Escobar’s outlandish 4,500-acre estate.
A Journalist's Look at How Journalists Look at Detroit
After suffering through the nation’s worst and most concentrated examples of racial violence, industrial collapse, serial arson, crack war, and municipal bankruptcy following years of municipal kleptocracy, Detroit is being descended on by a plague of reporters. Here's one writer's take on how journalists are covering Detroit and how they fail.
Which Country Produces the Sloppiest Drunks? [with Photos]
Last October, a nice Chinese doctor named Ting-Kai Li retired from his post as director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It sounds fascinating, but only the sober are interested in reading in depth about scientific discoveries. Testing Dr. Li’s findings in a controlled, real-world environment was the only way we could truly explore the progenitorial dangers of alcohol consumption and warn the global citizenry. It was also a good excuse to get a bunch of foreigners drunk and laugh at them.
24 Hours at Europe's Largest Subsidized Theme Park
Euro white trash beats US white trash any day of the week. When the former group holidays, they go to Tropical Islands on the German/Polish border--an indoor holiday resort subsidized by the European Union so poor people can afford to get out of town. This is a tale about 24 hours in this sultry land.
The Martha's Vineyard Shark Tournament in Photos
"Last Saturday I was sprayed with shark blood in the name of sportsmanship and science. And money, too. The 23rd annual Martha's Vineyard Shark Tournament brought in 130 boats at $1,500 a piece from all over the east coast. Friday and Saturday they scooted 15 miles off shore to hook the monsters in hopes of attaining alluring prizes like another boat or cash. For the scientists that collect information and the shark's organs and 'nads, the tournament is a field day of data. Only two boats sunk on Friday due to the ten-foot seas, but Saturday was calmer and I documented the glory on shore in sunny Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts."