In a satirical Media Sasquatch segment, Shaun Micallef and the "dean of journalism at the University of Coober Pedy" discuss the reporting of department store sale prices during current affairs broadcasts.
Adam explains how the idealised lawn is an unnatural monstrosity, and that the design of the suburbs is slowly killing you. Plus, the racist history of suburban planning led to today's institutionalised segregation in schools.
David studies how to throw a punch and avoid being hit, and learns what happens when a punch connects. Boxing champion Bernard Hopkins is recruited to deliver David's first real blow. (S.2 Ep.3) (Class. tba)
Emily gives Adam the greatest birthday gift of all by ruining his own show. Emily debunks IQ tests, tells Adam what the show's gotten wrong in the past, and explains why it's so hard to change people's minds.
Insightful, entertaining, and a little tongue in cheek, The Living Artist is the story of what happens when a lucrative arts prize is offered in a small community, the same community from which the money will also be raised. And what happens when the artists all know each other and the judges know all the artists - how can the process be fair, balanced and focused?
When Semir Osmanagic, an American businessman originally from Bosnia, arrived in the small Bosnian village of Visoko, he claimed that the hills surrounding the town were actually covering pyramids that were thousands of years old. From that moment, life in Visoko was never the same. And Semir became a celebrity; a national hero. This film is a human comedy that recounts a year in the life of this community just after the pyramid discovery.
Adam explains why lobbying makes filing your taxes so complicated, and why the economic numbers we focus on don't provide the whole story. Plus, American manufacturing can't come back because it was a fluke to begin with.
VICE heads to Delhi to meet Sampat Pal, an Indian woman who's formed the Gulabi Gang, or Pink Gang, to help women band together to combat the many cases of sexual assault tainting their country. Then, host Thomas Morton goes to a radiation-plagued nuclear testing site in Kazakhstan where a doctor has tried to implement a mandatory "genetic passport."
Scientist Mark Evans is on a mission to find a rational explanation for the mysterious Himalayan biped known as the yeti. He begins in a remote, Himalayan valley where marauding bears have attacked villagers, then moves to the once forbidden Kingdom of Upper Mustang on Nepal's wild Tibetan frontier. In a twisting tale, Mark weighs up the evidence from nomads, monks and mountaineers, before coming back with new, untested remains from both bears and 'yetis'. Will the DNA finally solve the world's most intriguing zoological puzzle?
Richard Hammond learns just how many ways our hounds can embarrass, injure and humiliate themselves and their owners when attempting to catch a Frisbee, riding a skateboard and running on slippery surfaces.
In this episode, Shane Smith travels to Greenland with climate scientist Jason Box to investigate why the glaciers are melting, and how the resulting rise in sea levels will devastate our world sooner than expected. Then VICE goes to Pakistan, where millions of men, women, and children work as bonded labourers in brick kilns.