Stephanie Mercier Voyer

News

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.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
12.22.14
Stuff

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.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
8.20.14
News

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...
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
8.7.14
Interviews

This Canadian Model Has More Face Tattoos Than You

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.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
7.16.14
Stuff

Titcoin Is a Brand New Cryptocurrency for Porn Purchases

We spoke to the guys behind the world's newest breast-related cryptocurrency, Titcoin, and discussed why titcoins are the tits and how they came up with their catchy name.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
6.18.14
Film

'The Chaperone 3D' Is the Best Animated Short About a Montreal Motorcycle Gangfight, Ever

The Chaperone 3D is a short animated film that tells the incredible true story of Ralph, one of the first black teachers in the Montreal School Board, who single-handedly knocked out a biker gang that had invaded a school dance.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
1.6.14
Stuff

These Custom French Tombstones Make Dying Fun

These customized French graves ensure you die in style. So we called the crazy tombstone-loving company to talk about it.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
1.3.14
Stuff

Swampy T. Fox Is a Quicksand Pornographer Who Specializes in Furries

You may have already heard about quicksand porn, which is weird enough, but adding a furry suit into the mix takes it to another level.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
12.16.13
tech

Esteban Winsmore Has Resuscitated Second Life Through Trolling

Everyone on the planet has forgotten about Second Life, except the furries, bronies, and fetishists who still use it to act out their weird fantasies. We spoke to a guy named Charlie who trolls these people.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
12.2.13
NSFW

Shitting Dicknipples Is the Weirdest Porn Category on the Internet

We've seen some weird stuff, but cartoon penises affixed to cartoon breasts that excrete cartoon poop kinda threw us for a loop.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
11.27.13
News

Quebec's Official Charter of Values Is Even Worse Than Expected

Following two awful months of childish finger-pointing and racially offensive debate over what seemed to some of us here in Montreal and pretty much everywhere else in the country—like a xenophobic attempt at dividing the province, Quebec Premier...
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
11.8.13
News

Chatting with Femen Quebec about Nudity, the Crucifix, and the Charter of Values

Quebec got its first taste of topless activism this week when the brand new branch of Femen, Femen Quebec, stormed the National Assembly. We spoke to one of the Femen activists to learn more about their cause.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
10.3.13
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