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HBO's VICE takes the incredible stories you've read on VICE.com over the years and turns them into visual masterpieces unlike anything else. Reporters travel around the world covering stories you won't hear anywhere else in countries you don't get to visit on television or elsewhere. Shane Smith guides us through the shady, the corrupt and the otherwise dark corners of the planet that others may be too afraid to confront. Produced by Bill Maher and Fareed Zakaria the show has some serious chops and never fails to deliver. Become an informed citizen by giving this series a try.

VICE: “The Line Drawn In The Sand” / “Outsourcing Embryos”

VICE: “The Line Drawn In The Sand” / “Outsourcing Embryos”

Overview: Cocaine use in Europe has increased dramatically over the past decade, and new routes have evolved to supply the demand. VICE follows the cocaine highway from the streets of Venezuela, to drug smuggling boats in the Caribbean, to the ports of West Africa, and finally to desert territories controlled by Islamic extremists. By exploring the trafficking hot spots of South America and Africa, we find out who is profiting from Europe’s cocaine habit. VICE looks at the boom in one of the world’s newest billion-dollar industries: gestational surrogacy. The cost of surrogacy in the U.S. can be over $100,000, leading many...

VICE – “We the People” / “Countdown To Extinction”

VICE – “We the People” / “Countdown To Extinction”

Overview: A recent study funded by the Department of Homeland Security listed domestic right-wing groups as two of the top three greatest terrorist threats in America. Nestled within our own borders, these citizens, many of whom are highly trained veterans, are on a mission to protect and defend the rights of the Constitution. After the election of President Obama, the number of these groups skyrocketed by over 800 percent- reaching an all-time high in 2012 with over 1,300. In an effort to understand this phenomenon better, VICE investigates these so-called patriots, training and taking up arms along the border. During the last six decades,...

VICE: “Protect and Serve”/”Coming to America”

VICE: “Protect and Serve”/”Coming to America”

Series Overview: Due to the construct of this second episode of the third season HBOWatch can deduce the following facts. Though the “Killing Cancer” special and the “Our Rising Oceans” premiere had longer runtimes the rest of the episodes seem to still adhere to the format of two segments by two different correspondents all within thirty minutes. We also note that this season titles revert back to the format from Season One. Instead of just naming installments “Episode One”, etc. each episode is given the title of the two segments contained therein. Shane Smith still introduces each segment from the VICE Brooklyn offices.  ...

VICE Season Three Premiere – “Our Rising Oceans”

VICE  Season Three Premiere – “Our Rising Oceans”

Series Overview: The dynamic news show VICE kicked off its 14-edition third season FRIDAY, MARCH 6 at 11:00pm. Always unorthodox and at times irreverent, VICE takes viewers around the globe as its correspondents cover stories often overlooked by traditional media outlets. Reporting on today’s most pressing issues, VICE uses an immersive documentary style to bring a unique perspective to the events shaping the future. Hosted by VICE Media founder Shane Smith, the series is executive produced by Bill Maher, Shane Smith, Eddy Moretti, VICE’s chief creative officer, and BJ Levin, with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria serving as consultant. In the...

VICE Special Report: “Killing Cancer”

VICE Special Report: “Killing Cancer”

Overview: VICE SPECIAL REPORT: KILLING CANCER goes inside the world’s most cutting-edge cancer research labs to follow the pioneering doctors and researchers who are changing the face of modern-day medicine and meet some of the cancer survivors who have already been saved by this revolutionary medical breakthrough. The exclusive in-depth special debuted FRIDAY, FEBRUARY. 27 at 10:00pm, one week before the Emmy-winning series kicks off its third season March 6. In one of the most comprehensive reports on the subject to date, VICE explores groundbreaking new treatments to fight leukemia, glioblastoma and multiple myeloma. These...

VICE Special Report: KILLING CANCER Airs 02.27.15

VICE Special Report: KILLING CANCER Airs 02.27.15

  VICE starts a bit earlier than announced this season. The third season technically does not begin until March 06, 2015, but VICE has prepared an hour-long Special Report it wants to address to HBO audiences before then. Here is the official Press release regarding KILLING CANCER, a report about the latest, cutting-edge treatments out there.  VICE SPECIAL REPORT: KILLING CANCER, DEBUTS FEBRUARY. 27, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO  ——– HIV, measles and viruses that have killed millions are now being used against one of the world’s deadliest diseases to save lives ——– VICE SPECIAL REPORT: KILLING...

Updated – “Its A Holy Shit Moment”…VICE Season 3 Debuts March 06, 2015

Updated – “Its A Holy Shit Moment”…VICE Season 3 Debuts March 06, 2015

Update – If you haven’t been watching VICE than what the hell is wrong with you! HBO still has not released a Press Release regarding the upcoming third season, but we do have a video clip with Shane Smith to share. I’m all over this, but you know that. I hope you are also, or at least you should be. Peace.The following brief information comes from VICE.com, not from HBO. A forthcoming official Press Release from HBO will be updated to this post when it becomes available. For now – just watch this!As VICE states –  …this time around the show will feature on-the-ground reporting from the most...

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