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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.

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Your Bartender Needs Your Help. Here’s How to Send Them a Tip.

There’s a giant Google Doc of GoFundMes making the rounds. It’ll help keep your favorite barkeep afloat until they can sling you a drink once more.

Grandparents Are Raising the Orphans of the Opioid Crisis

Retirees are trading sedans for minivans, moving out of senior communities and searching for work at record numbers — all to cover the new expenses that come with playing mom and dad again

The Rise of the ‘Sober Curious’ Industry

Authors, podcasters, beverage companies, therapists, retreats and social media influencers are building a big business around the movement to normalize — and redefine — sobriety