The former MLB star’s first column for the publication is a macho diatribe about gun control (spoiler alert: he’s against it).
While snarky hipster rag Vice may seem a strange home for the steroid-abusing jock, the fact is both share a robust interest in illicit drug use and a willingness to discuss the, well, vice. Canseco’s 2005 book, Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big blew the lid off the abuse of performance enhancing drugs in baseball, and even now he may not be off the sauce. Canseco was suspended by the Mexican Baseball League back in March after refusing to take a doping test and admitting to using testosterone, which may or may not have been medically necessary.
Either way, dude has some stories to tell. We’re hoping Vice editors are pushing for future Canseco rants to include some druggie details.