Stephen Keefe

Stuff

Two Canadian Cities Have Banned Mermaids (and Mermen) from Public Pools

We spoke to professional mermaid Marielle Chartier-Henault about the cities of Edmonton and Surrey prohibiting people from wearing tails in pools.
Stephen Keefe
6.16.15
NSFW

I Took Two Tinder Dates to a Montreal Swingers Club

The club, about the size of a backyard swimming pool, was packed wall-to-wall with 60-year-olds twitching awkwardly to obnoxious techno music. It smelled like department store perfume and old clothes.
Stephen Keefe
3.2.15
Stuff

I Failed Out of Mermaid School

Turns out that splashing around in a giant spandex tail is a lot harder than it sounds.
Stephen Keefe
2.13.15
News

This Canadian Artist Halted Pipeline Development by Copyrighting His Land as a Work of Art

Peter von Tiesenhausen has a novel approach to dealing with assholes from oil companies—he claims his land counts as copyrighted art and charges them $500 an hour to meet with them.
Stephen Keefe
11.6.14
Travel

I Went to Montreal’s New Cat Café, on Shrooms

I hate cats, so naturally it was a good idea for me to eat a bunch of magic fungus before going to a coffee shop full of felines at nine in the morning. It was fucking amazing.
Stephen Keefe
9.12.14
Stuff

Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion, Is Kind of a Dick

We interviewed Magnus Carlsen, the 23-year-old chess champion who has achieved rock star status in Europe. He wasn't happy to hear from us.
Stephen Keefe
4.26.14
NSFW

I Took My Tinder Date to Montreal's Finest Peep Show

After taking a Tinder date to a porn theater for Valentine's Day, one of our interns in Montreal was eager to continue his sexually adventurous dating endeavors. So, this time he took a date to what is colloquially known as a "jack shack."
Stephen Keefe
4.2.14
Stuff

I Took My Tinder Date to a Porn Theater for Valentine's Day

Anyone can shit on Valentine's Day with words. I decided to spend my Valentine's Day with two of the least romantic things I could think of: porno theaters and Tinder.
Stephen Keefe
2.21.14
Stuff

Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Makes Patients Want to Murder Their Therapists

Therapists who administer Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy purposely try to upset their patients, pushing relentlessly through their tears and hysteria, escalating the situation until the patients either break down or fly into a murderous...
Stephen Keefe
11.22.13