Stephanie Mercier Voyer

japan

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.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
12.2.15
Canada

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.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
6.26.15
Interviews

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.
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.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
6.22.14
Film

'The Chaperone 3D' Is the Best Animated Short About a Motorcycle Gang Fight Ever Made

My ex-boyfriend's obsession with his short animated film about a teacher in 1970s Montreal who beat up a biker gang to defend a school dance led to us breaking up—but anyway, the movie is great!
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
1.7.14
Stuff

These Custom French Tombstones Make Dying Fun

When I die, I want my final resting place to be a monument to my own inflated sense of self-worth. Thankfully there’s Funeral Concept, a French company that will customize your grave with anything from pictures of your dad riding a motorcycle through a...
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
1.6.14
Stuff

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

The community that’s interested in the intersection of anthropomorphized cartoon animals and quicksand is pretty small, and it should come as no surprise that the content they create is pretty shitty.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
12.16.13
Stuff

This Man Believes All News Events Are Staged By Actors

What if I told you that everyone you see on TV—celebrities, but also ordinary folks in local news reports—was an actor playing their part in an elaborate conspiracy? You'd probably want to give me money for my future project, right?
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
8.30.13
Photo

Photographer Tony Fouhse Collaborated with a Heroin Addict

Tony Fouhse is a Canadian photographer who spent four years photographing addicts in downtown Ottawa. He met a woman named Stephanie, who was addicted to heroin, and in exchange for helping her get into rehab, she allowed him to photograph her. So we...
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
8.20.13
New music

Watch: Seoul - "Stay with Us"

Montreal-based ambient-pop trio Seoul’s debut music video Stay With Us addresses the disconnect that exists between being physically close to millions, all crammed in one Tokyo subway train, and yet feeling so alone.
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
8.16.13
Stuff

Pope Francis Is Shockingly Good at Social Media

My main man in Vatican City has decided to take social media by storm. Pope Benedict shocked the world when he became the first tweeting Pope in history, but his Twitter game was sparse and crappy. In contrast, Francis’s approach to social media brings...
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
7.24.13