Could a legal place to do donuts curb dangerous stunts on Detroit roads? Drivers think so
DETROIT – Drivers who hit Detroit streets to perform stunts know it’s dangerous, and they want somewhere they can legally do donuts and burnouts. The documentary comes after two viral videos showed traffic stopped on Lodge Freeway and I-94 while drivers did donuts in the middle of the roadway last year. Drivers block traffic on I-94 in Detroit in December 2019. You put people’s lives at risk, extreme risk.”The documentary showed a clip of a car flipping and catching fire. Other videos showed people being hit by vehicles while trying to film them or standing in the audience.
‘We know it’s dangerous’: The drivers behind Detroit’s illegal car meetups, donut stunts
DETROIT – A documentary from Vice showcasing illegal car meetups and stunt driving on Detroit streets garnered hundreds of thousands of views in a matter of days. It comes after two viral videos showed traffic stopped on Lodge Freeway and I-94 while drivers did donuts in the middle of the roadway last year. At one point, drivers are shown doing donuts on I-94. Mahone said he wasn’t part of the I-94 stunt, but he did acknowledge that there have been incidents and the driving can be dangerous. The documentary showed a clip of a car flipping and catching fire.
Vice's $400 million deal for Refinery29 illustrates the pointlessness of private valuations
Fresh off its $400 million deal for Refinery29, Vice is valuing itself at about $3.6 billion. Vice is paying about $400 million of mostly stock for Refinery, a digital media company focused on women's fashion, beauty and entertainment. The only two companies that needed to agree on value with this deal are Vice and Refinery29. Perhaps Vice thinks Refinery29 is actually worth $100 million and Refinery29 thinks Vice is worth $900 million. Disney wrote off $353 million in Vice earlier this year, the second time it has written off value in Vice.cnbc.com
Vice CEO Shane Smith on North Korea and Dennis Rodman
Vice CEO Shane Smith on North Korea and Dennis Rodman Shane Smith, co-founder and CEO of Vice, discusses visiting North Korea and the challenges the highly-publicized trip brought on to retired American professional basketball player Dennis Rodman.cbsnews.com
Vice CEO Shane Smith on the future of journalism
Vice CEO Shane Smith on the future of journalism Vice began as a Canadian music magazine and has added online content, video channels, music, film, books and their own HBO show. The co-founder and CEO Shane Smith discusses engaging an audience that is angry with traditional media and addresses the criticism Vice receives with the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts.cbsnews.com