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We Asked You to Caption This Photo and You Absolutely Crushed It

"Hold on. This just came out of the dryer..."
VICE Staff
5.7.18
Film

Guillermo del Toro’s New Movie Looks Like Frankenstein Meets 'BioShock'

'The Shape of Water' is an interspecies romance only a mother could love.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.19.17
Fan Fiction

Teens Write Fanfic: They Thought She Was a Mermaid and Drowned Her to Prove It

In the second part of our fan fiction series, young author Megan Patricia writes about an orphaned mermaid who is slut-shamed by people in her town.
Megan Patricia
4.25.17
Art

10,000 Plastic Bottles, a Mermaid, and a Camera Are a Recipe for Activist Art

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong spreads awareness on everyday plastic waste.
Andrew Nunes
12.29.16
Culture

'Anyone Can Be a Mermaid': The World of Professional Mermen

When you're a boy, with a tail, asking someone to book you as a merman—how hard can it be?
Sirin Kale
5.10.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Fire-Breathing Mermaid from Florida Accidentally Lit Her Face on Fire

"When your face catches on fire, you literally see nothing but flames."
VICE Staff
4.15.16
vegas

My Quest for Las Vegas's Mermaid Cuisine Ended Up in the Fryer

Mermaids is the only place in Vegas where you can order fried Twinkies or double down on hot dogs doused in Mardi Gras beads from a clerk who's a dead ringer for Grace Jones.
Kristy Totten
9.29.15
Stuff

An Oral History of 'Ocean Girl'

Ocean Girl was kind of an alien, sort of a mermaid, but not really either. She loved whales, hated pollution, and gave zero fucks about petty teenage bullshit.
Wendy Syfret
8.18.15
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
Stuff

The Perks of Being a Professional Mermaid

We talked to a French mermaid about making her own tails, the joys of the job, and whether she ever gets any indecent proposals.
Camille Antoni
5.20.15
The Stardust & Moonbeams Issue

Down By The Water

Photos by Natasja Maria Fourie
Natasja Maria Fourie
4.1.10
The Seeing Trails Issue

Vice Fashion - All At Sea

Photos by Claudia Grassl, Styling by Aldene Johnson
Claudia Grassl, Aldene Johnson
1.1.10