The Ultimate Summer Movie Guide, the Sweet, Sweet Taste of Sweat and Grilling with Soda
Memorial Day weekend is supposed to kick off summer in most Americans’ minds, but fuck it, the way things are going, we might as well just sleep through the entire season. Because with so many of our typical summer activities shut down, how are we supposed to actually enjoy it?
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.