Shane Smith - "The Godfather"
Shane Smith is one of the founders of Vice and also VBS' lead correspondent. His passport reads like a compilation of State Department warnings. He has traveled to North Korea, Iran, Liberia, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Sudan and other destinations in search of captivating news. In addition to Vice, Shane has done short but meaningful professional stints as a currency arbitrager in Eastern Europe, construction worker, musician, club promoter, screenplay writer and petty criminal. He also enjoys cold, white wine and long, bubbly baths.