Luke Winkie

Luke Winkie

Luke Winkie is a writer and former pizza maker from San Diego. In addition to MEL, he's written for Rolling Stone, Vice, the New York Times, Gizmodo, Vox and anywhere else good content can be found.

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‘Girls Gone Wild’ Commercials Threw a Million Millennials Into Puberty

Before there was internet porn, these ads during late-night reruns of ‘South Park’ mesmerized a generation of teens. How will they reckon with GGW’s toxic legacy?

The Ghostwriters Crafting Black Lives Matter Statements for Newly Woke Brands

Why do all those statements sound the same? And what’s it like to be the ones actually writing them for an out-of-touch millionaire boss?

As Coronavirus Lingers, the Sky Is the Limit for Outrageously Cheap Flights

Right now, professional flight finders can get you to L.A. for $20. But is it ethical to encourage spontaneous travel during a pandemic?