Stephanie Mercier Voyer

  • You Have to Go Underground to Find Some of Japan's Finest Sake

    It was a sunny afternoon in Osaka, and I had decided to spend it drinking in a hole in the ground. But the hole was, in fact, a legendary sake bar where I sampled some of the greatest sake coming out of Japan.

  • This Man Will Convince You to Eat Cattails and Duck Potatoes

    Despite my aversion to the culinary obsession with the source of ingredients, I found myself embracing the foraging life with Gérald Le Gal in rural Quebec.

  • Blackface Is Still a Thing in Quebec

    Blackface has a long, horrifying history as a racist art form. Even though it's almost 2015, white people in Canada still think it's okay to paint their skin and pretend to be a different race.

  • The World Unicycling Championship Made Me Love Unicyclers

    We visited Unicon 17: The World Unicycling Championships, in Montreal, and entered a parallel universe where unicycle basketball, freestyle uncyclers, and a staggering amount of incredible costumes reign supreme.

  • Racist Signs Are Popping Up All Over Saguenay, Quebec

    Controversial anti-Semitic and Islamophobic stickers began appearing in Saguenay, Quebec, last week. The xenophobia and racism was ratcheted up yet another level when signs stating “Ville Saguenay, Ville Blanche” (Saguenay, a white town) started...

  • This Model Has Buzzwords Tattooed All over His Body

    Vin Los is a 24-year-old Montreal model who has covered his face and body in tattoos that look like they're written in Sharpie. We talked to him about whether or not he realizes those face tattoos are forever.