Magdalene Taylor

Magdalene Taylor is an editorial assistant and contributor at MEL. She loves Korn, Juggalos, and being a dumb bitch. She lives in LA but is from God's country, Western Massachusetts.


How the Godmother of YouTube Strippers Became a New-School Weed Influencer

By 10 p.m. last Thursday night, Nina Ross was dancing at the West Hollywood strip club Crazy Girls, where she made $600. She, in fact,…

The Instagram Economy of Phat-Ass White Girls

I’ve built a lot of my online persona — okay, my real-life persona, too — on having a nice ass. Probably not inconsequential either is…

Inside the ‘Exotic Snacks’ Hustle Where Rappers Buy Rare Sodas by the Duffle Bag

Sam is packing up a duffle bag behind the counter of his smoke shop in Northridge, California, like he’s filling it with cash. He’s about…