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Stuck Backstage at VICE’s 20th Birthday Bash

A wonderland of coolness. Or so it would seem.

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Advice

I See All These Bucket Hats and I Don’t Like It

More and more dudes are wearing ugly hats from 1999 and it needs to stop. by Liam Mathews I've always felt like a grumpy old m…

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Entertainment

Pop Music Could Be Turning Us All into Miserable Alcoholics

I blame Ke$ha. "Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?" …

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Entertainment

New Veet Ads Tell Women Not to ‘Risk Dudeness’ But They Totally Should

Leg hair is the cheapest form of long underwear. Earlier this week, Veet launched a a horribly offensive, terrible-no-good-ve…

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Entertainment

♡♥♡An Emoji Guide For The Text Message Clueless♡♥♡

A text with a  means, "I'm totally psyched to see you, but you know, it's cool if you can't make it.&qu…

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Entertainment

The Top 5 Contemporary Comic Books We’d Like To See In Porn

The longer this list gets the more obvious it is to me why comic book porn wish lists aren't common as air: they're incred…

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Entertainment

Name That Lyric: Acclaimed Poet or Jay Z?

More foreign than China or Vagina / More alarming than going down Niagara on Viagra. "Rap is poetry…You take those lyri…

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Entertainment

Life-Changing Sex Advice, According to Killer Shark Movies

There's plenty of fish in the sharknado, as they say. Sharknado, a made for TV movie authored by somebody predictably named &q…

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Entertainment

5 Songs We Love That Are Secretly Creepy

"Blurred Lines" is a problem we're bored with. Here are five more catchy yet creepy songs you didn't know to com…

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Entertainment

Pop Torture: The Real World Season 1

In honor of The Real World: Las Vegas, I revisited the season where it all began. I was lounging on my couch last weekend when I s…

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Entertainment

Pop Torture: The Jonas Brothers Live

One writer vs. a horde of slavering tweens. The Challenge: To attend a free, Good Morning America-sponsored, first-come first-serv…

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Entertainment

Pop Torture: Mother’s Day

I watched Shortbus — graphic sex scenes and all — with the woman who gave me life. Welcome to Pop Torture, in which I …

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Entertainment

Pop Torture: The Sandra Lee Dinner Party

Our writer prepares and serves the cake Anthony Bourdain called “a war crime on television.” Welcome to Pop Torture, a…

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Entertainment

Pop Torture: The Band of Brothers Forced March

Prepping for The Pacific, our writer marathons ten straight hours of World War II brutality. By James Brady Ryan Welcome to Pop To…

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Entertainment

Pop Torture: Valentine’s Day

One writer sees the movie Valentine’s Day on Valentine’s Day. Alone. Welcome to Pop Torture, a biweekly column in whic…

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