Inside China’s Bug-Eating Industry (Part 1)

Inside China’s Bug-Eating Industry (Part 1)

This is Matthew from VICE’s Brooklyn office. China’s tradition of insect eating is far from mainstream. But recently there’s been a resurgence in the culture. VICE China explores this peculiar industry. This is What we Buy: Bug Eating Industry – Part 1. His shoes should...

Tripping on Hallucinogenic Frogs (Part 1/3)

Tripping on Hallucinogenic Frogs (Part 1/3)

[MUSIC PLAYING] [SOUNDS OF AMAZON] HAMILTON MORRIS: Hello. I’m Hamilton Morris. We’re currently boating through flooded forests on our way to meet the Mayoruna Indians, a formerly cannibalistic tribe who use a strange frog derived drug they call sapo. They use it to give themselves...

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....

Uganda’s Moonshine Epidemic

THOMAS MORTON: We’re in Uganda. Uganda’s had a pretty good spell the last 25 years– no major civil wars, a little bit of an Ebola outbreak every so often, including right now. And they’re the alcoholism capital of Africa. One favorite type of booze the...