My Year Without a Nose

Steve Bean Levy recounts this past year as a man without a nose, after undergoing treatment for Sino-Nasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma — a rare form cancer that attacks the nose and sinuses.

Source: MEL Magazine
Published: Aug 13, 2018
Length: 14 minutes (3,721 words)

What It’s Like to Be One of the Few Men Who Volunteer as Abortion Clinic Escorts

His job? To protect women from pro-life protesters.

Author: Merritt K
Source: MEL Magazine
Published: Jun 6, 2018
Length: 12 minutes (3,194 words)

Meet the Woman Who Helps Humanize Murderers

Mitigation specialist Jennifer Wynn investigates the upbringing of defendants on trial — often for their lives — to humanize clients in a bid to convince at least one juror to bypass the death penalty for a life in prison without parole. Wynn shares the stories of three of her clients — men charged with murder, whose lives are marked by poverty, substance abuse, untreated mental illness, and extreme child neglect.

Author: Elon Green
Source: MEL Magazine
Published: Feb 8, 2017
Length: 15 minutes (3,819 words)

The Lost Children of Soul Asylum’s ‘Runaway Train’ Video

Elon Green looks back at the making of Soul Asylum’s 1993 hit video for “Runaway Train,” and the missing children who were featured.

Author: Elon Green
Source: MEL Magazine
Published: Nov 4, 2016
Length: 13 minutes (3,373 words)

Keeping Up With Dr. Miami

In the operating room with the controversial “Dr. Miami,” a plastic surgeon and Snapchat star who shares graphic play-by-plays of the boob jobs, liposuction and butt lifts he performs with his hundreds of thousands of followers.

Source: MEL Magazine
Published: Jan 28, 2016
Length: 14 minutes (3,553 words)