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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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The Rise of the Rural Gay Haven

Like seemingly everyone else these days, many in the LGBTQ+ community are seeking refuge in the country. But achieving cottagecore nirvana there is every bit as complicated as you’d imagine.

California’s Real-Life ‘Merman’ Will Recover Your Sunken Treasure

Mike Pelley, aka Merman Mike, takes YouTube requests to recover cameras and wedding rings in the water near Sacramento. He does it all for free — and his success rate is shocking

The Post-Election Rehab Boom

Once the final vote is tallied and the next president is announced, recovery facilities throughout the country are bracing themselves for an influx of admissions