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Millennial Men on Joining, and Then Leaving, the Priesthood

When I walk into the library at St. Andrew’s Hall at around 10 on a Friday night, I don’t know what I expect to see,. Read More

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Happy Animals

Rottnest Island is among the most isolated places you can travel to on Earth. It’s also one of the only places you can meet a quokka—an animal…

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‘First Man’ and the Myth of the Stoic Man

Warning: There will be spoilers. Don’t read this if you haven’t seen First Man. And I’m not talking about the fact that Neil Armstrong lands…

The Feeling of Having a Dude Cum Inside You, the Rappers of LinkedIn and Everything Else From the Week That Was

Happy Sunday, you guys, and happy first week to our new website! Sure, some of the fixtures might need tightening, and there’s no food in…

Will Intermittent Fasting Help Me, a Regular Guy Who Hates Trendy New Diets But Wants to Lose Weight?

This past week, CNN reported that three men with Type 2 diabetes used intermittent fasting to reverse their dependence on insulin. “The new case report…

A Working-Class Man on Why He Can’t Live Without a Bubble Bath

As a foremost proponent of baths, I’ve always found exchanges like this on the Giant Bomb forum both hilarious and counterproductive. “So I just had…

The Muslim Gubernatorial Candidate Who Almost Made History in Michigan on What’s Next

In August, many political pundits predicted that American electoral history would be made. Abdul El-Sayed, a 33-year-old former physician, Ivy League professor, and until 2017,…


Miles Klee

Miles Klee is MEL’s resident tank-top dirtbag, shitposter and meme expert. He’s also the author of the novel ‘Ivyland’ and a story collection, ‘True False.’

Tracy Moore

Tracy Moore is a staff writer at MEL. She covers all the soft sciences like psychology, sex, relationships and parenting, but since this is a men’s magazine, occasionally the hard ones. Formerly at Jezebel.

Ian Lecklitner

Staff Writer at MEL Magazine.

Andrew Fiouzi

Andrew Fiouzi is a staff writer at MEL.

C. Brian Smith

C. Brian Smith writes hard-hitting gonzo features for MEL, whether it be training with a masturbation coach, receiving psycho corporal treatment from a spank therapist, or embarking on a week-long pleasure cruise with 75 Santa Clauses following their busy season.

Hussein Kesvani

Hussein Kesvani is the UK and Europe editor of MEL and writes features on technology, subcultures and identity

Eddie Kim

Eddie Kim is a features writer based in Los Angeles, covering social and cultural issues for MEL.

Tim Grierson

Tim Grierson is a contributing editor at MEL. He writes about film and pop culture for Screen International, Rolling Stone and Vulture.

Tierney Finster

Tierney Finster is a journalist, screenwriter, actor and model from Los Angeles, California. She is a contributing writer at MEL, specializing in love, sex, mental health, drugs, queer culture and the cannabis industry. She has written for publications such as Playboy, Purple, Dazed and Confused, Jezebel and Broadly and was the key researcher behind Sex On, HBO’s revival its iconoclastic docu-series Real Sex

Magdalene Taylor

Magdalene Taylor is an editorial assistant and contributor at MEL. She loves Korn, Juggalos, and being a dumb bitch. She lives in LA but is from God's country, Western Massachusetts.