Cooper Fleishman

Cooper Fleishman is MEL’s NYC bureau chief. He was previously editorial director at Mic and New York bureau chief at the Daily Dot. He grew up in Ohio and now lives in Brooklyn.

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The Art of the Italian Exit

I go a little overboard at parties. After a decade of legal drinking, I’m no longer puking in my friend’s toilet at 9 p.m. or…

We Have Nothing More to Add About the Jeff Bezos Dick Pics

Reader, forgive us, for we have failed. The Great Jeff Bezos Dick Pic Extortion Scandal is one of the most MEL news stories to come…

The Dumbest Times We Fucked Up at Work

My pre-digital-media career was defined by a sensational ability to fuck up any simple administrative task. Two weeks into my first publishing internship, one senior…