Sunday Reads: The Persistence of ‘Why So Serious?,’ How to Have a Midlife Crisis and What It’s Like to Work at Walmart During ‘Stimulusgeddon’
I’m sure that 9 out of 10 emails you’ve received in the last six weeks have begun with something like, “I hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy in this unprecedented time.”
So, yeah, I’m not going to start this like that.
Instead, all I have to offer you today is this clip of Alex Jones talking about eating his neighbor’s ass:
Coincidentally, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what would make a human taste the best. I think they’d probably be vegan, but not too skinny. They’d probably also have to live somewhere with pristine air quality, and only drink well water. I do not think Alex Jones would taste very good.
Magdalene Taylor is a junior staff writer at MEL, where she began working two weeks after graduating college. Her work is a blend of cultural analysis and service, covering everything from reconsiderations of low-brow hits like Joe Dirt and Nickelback to contemporary disability issues, OnlyFans and the types of minor questions about life like why baby carrots are so wet. She’s also reported on social media phenomena like “simps” and “pawgs.” In 2018, she published her 111-page undergraduate thesis on Insane Clown Posse, the Juggalo subculture and the subversive aesthetics of class. She is from God’s Country, rural Western Massachusetts.