Tag: culture

Steel Vintage Bikes | GCN Checks out Berlin’s Coolest Bike Shop

Manon: We’re here in Berlin. Hank: We’re going to show you guys the coolest bike shop. It’s got a bike shop, workshop, cafe, vintage- Manon: You could just show them. Hank: Let’s go. [Music] This unique bike shop is full of awesome bikes, coffee and kit, but before we get into the nitty-gritty, let’s learn […]

The Nightmare World of Gang Stalking

This has many names. Gang stalking, mob stalking, community stalking. You’re in the middle of this ridiculous, irrational impossibility that is real and is happening. First, the Guardian revealed the National Security Agency is collecting telephone records of millions of Verizon customers. To surveil someone through their phones. Certainly through their television sets. The last […]

Green Mountain Transit Free Ride Day

GMT is the best transit agency in the state. We’re the largest, we’re in five counties so we’re all over from St. Albans all the way to Berlin. So public transit is important for a lot of different reasons. One, to decongest our roads, nobody likes traffic. Two, building community. Three, also for environmental reasons. […]

Guns Down, Gloves Up: Detroit’s Car Wash Fight Club

-The Wash is just a Detroit thing. There was so much beef going on in the car scene — a lot of people was talking about pulling guns, killing each other. We came up with an alternative. -Three! -Which was Fight Night Fridays at The Wash. [ Onlookers cheering ] ♪♪ -This the neighborhood. This […]

Revisiting the Glory Days With One of Japan’s Most Violent Biker Gangs

This is Evan, from VICE’s Brooklyn office. Since the 1970s, Japanese biker gangs have had a violent history. Raging war against rival crews and cops. VICE Japan met with some of the most infamous gang members to talk about their glory days and their dying subculture. This is “The Setting Sun.” I don’t care if […]

⁴ᴷ⁵⁰ Cycling Moscow: Moscow Center – from Mayakovskaya Metro Station to Mokhovaya Street

Mayakovskaya Metro Station Tverskaya Street Tchaikovsky Concert Hall Moskovskiy Akademicheskiy Teatr Satiry (Moscow Academic Theater of Satire) Garden Ring Dom Na Kudrinskoy Ploshchadi (House on Kudrinskaya Square – High-Rise) Bol’shaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa (Street) Tsentral’nyy Dom Literatorov (Moscow Writers Union) Children’s Theatre Studio “Home Theater” Khram Bol’shoye Vozneseniye U Nikitskikh Vorot (The Great Ascension Temple at […]

Takanakuy: Fistfighting in the Andes

[INTRO PLAYING] [CHEERING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE] THOMAS MORTON: Hi. It’s Thomas. We’re in the Peruvian Andes. It’s the day before Christmas. All these guys are about to go beat the shit out of each other. It’s called Takanakuy. [CHEERING AND MUSIC IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE] THOMAS MORTON: Takanakuy is a giant mass brawl that happens every […]