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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.


Solitude Is the Singing Cowboy’s Oldest Tune

I’m among a group of 100 or so attendees at the inaugural Rough Rider Roundup, an “adaptive rodeo” for the special-needs community on a ranch…

The Homo Rodeo Rides Off Into the Sunset

I’m clutching the hind, cloven hooves of a confused goat at the Best Buck in the Bay gay rodeo on the banks of the Russian…

The Drugstore Cowboy in the Opioid Crisis

The 1989 film Drugstore Cowboy follows a gang of small-time junkie thieves helmed by Bob, played by a 25-year-old Matt Dillon, who leads his fumbling…