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An Unfiltered Oral History of the Marlboro Man

“Mild as May” That was the original advertising slogan for Marlboro cigarettes when they first hit the market in the 1920s. Decades before the rugged…

An Uncensored History of the Red Band Trailer

Tweens about to get it on with a sex doll; a teddy bear hitting a bong; a hairy dude putting his mutant claws through the…

Meet Braden. He Got Bored With Online Dating, So He Bought a Billboard

After graduating college and collecting a few months’ work experience as a data scientist, 24-year-old Braden Sharp was closer than ever to achieving a lifelong…

The Art of Writing the Perfect Jingle for Ass Medicine

From getting it, to eating it, to having it, welcome to Ass Week, MEL’s weeklong exploration of the body part du jour. Unlike our current golden…