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Takanakuy: Fistfighting in the Andes

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 year at Christmastime in the…

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Art Talk: Michele O’Marah

Art Talk: Michele O’Marah

[MUSIC PLAYING] MICHELE O’MARAH: My name’s Michele O’Marah. [LAUGHS] I’m a video artist. -So then, the first video art project that you made was the “For Those About to Rock” videos? MICHELE O’MARAH: Yeah, it was sort of seven short videos. And it’s my history of indie rock or punk rock, I guess you would say– the Velvet Underground, the…

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Shane Smith Strips Down for 2,000,000 Subscribers!

Shane Smith Strips Down for 2,000,000 Subscribers!

SHANE SMITH: Hi, I’m Shane Smith. We’re here at Vice offices at Brooklyn, NY. I’m celebrating. Why? Because we hit two million subscribers. Very quickly, because you’re beautiful. And I’m naked. Let’s go take a tour. All right, here we go. There’s people in there and they’re laughing. You’ve humiliated me, YouTube. Last time we talked to “Motherboard” who did…

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Ultimate Fighting 1 of 2 – Balls Deep – VICE

Ultimate Fighting 1 of 2 – Balls Deep – VICE

THOMAS MARTIN (OFFSCREEN): Hi, I’m Baby Balls. My bosses think I’m a nerd, so they like to send me to live with different people to figure out what they’re all about. Anyway this is that. It’s called Balls Deep. ANNOUNCER (OFFSCREEN): How’s everybody doing? [CROWD CHEERS] ANNOUNCER (OFFSCREEN): Everybody get to your seats. It’s time now for [INAUDIBLE] fight night…

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The 10,000 Calorie Sumo Wrestler Diet

Okay, let’s go. [LAUGH] My name is Byamba I am four time world sumo champion. Every day I eat lots of healthy food to stay strong. [SOUND]. [LAUGH] [SOUND] [MUSIC] In professional sumo, after the practice we eat rice and you know, like, before I have some fish but the main dish is, like, Chankonabe. There are a lot of…

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Before and After the Fight with Clay Guida: Fightland.com

Before and After the Fight with Clay Guida: Fightland.com

CLAY GUIDA: We leave it all on the line. The critics, the media, put all that stuff aside, man. It doesn’t bother me for a second. I’m going out there. I’m thankful for where I’m at. I’m more excited about where I’m going in the future. And I’m thankful for all those people, friends, family, fans, relatives. You know, every…

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The Most Expensive Dog in the World: VICE INTL (China)

The Most Expensive Dog in the World: VICE INTL (China)

[VICE INTL, CHINA] Hey! This is Krishna, from VICE’s New York office. Our friends at VICE China discovered that people in China are willing to pay outrageous amounts of money for Tibetan Mastiffs. Some of these pooches cost as much as $3 million. This is: The World’s Most Expensive Dog. [VICE INTL, CHINA] [The Most Expensive Dog In The World]

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Counting Calories with a Ballerina

Counting Calories with a Ballerina

[Music] when I’m dancing ballet I’m completely mentally consumed in it it requires so much focus it’s mentally and physically consuming but I think that’s really part of what I love about it that you’re completely in the zone so am i an athlete yes but the athleticism is a means to an end for the ultimate artistic goal [Music]…

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UK’s Scariest Debt Collector (Part 1/2)

UK’s Scariest Debt Collector (Part 1/2)

[MUSIC PLAYING] SHAUN SMITH: There’s a path chosen for everyone in life, but I think mine was already chiselled out for me. Realistically, I shouldn’t be here. I’ve been kidnapped, thrown in a boot. 50 grand on my head, 100 grand on my head. What the fuck have I been doing for the last five or 10 years? People have…

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