ICYMI: Steroids in Female Bodybuilding, What Your Favorite ‘Jack Ryan’ Says About You and the Art of Shoving Things Up Your Pee Hole

Jeff Gross
Aug 28, 2018 · 5 min read

I’m excited for the new Jack Ryan series that comes out Friday on Amazon. I’m so excited I might watch the whole thing in one sitting. (Please, please, please Amazon don’t fuck it up!) John Krasinski is a good actor, and his role in Bengazi war-porn film 13 Hours notwithstanding, has the kind of “everyman” quality needed to play a slightly dorky CIA analyst like Ryan. That said, I don’t think the show will sway me from the opinion that Harrison Ford’s Ryan is the best—the perfect mix of ingénue, Boy Scout and middle-aged dad. This scene sums him up quite nicely:

Beat that, Krasinski!

All of which is to say that Tim Grierson has a great piece today on what your favorite version of Jack Ryan says about you—and it’s pretty funny. Check that out, and everything else we published today, below.

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Get to Know Your Favorite Jack Ryan

Your Favorite Jack Ryan: Alec Baldwin
Movies: The Hunt for Red October (1990)
What this Jack Ryan Says About You: You like good movies, for starters, since THFRO remains the best Jack Ryan movie. And you like your action heroes fit, hunky and sweaty AF.

But what if Baldwin isn’t your favorite Ryan? That’s fine, there are four more to choose from here.

Basic Dad Advice

True Crime: Deep State Edition

Or, that the guy who solved it is a redditor and a subscriber to r/GreatAwakening, home to the complex QAnon conspiracy theory about an alleged shadow network of pedophiles in the U.S. government? We spoke to u/JeffsNuts about the case and the subsequent dissection of—and backlash to—his r/GreatAwakening comment history.

This Is So Dumb


This Hurts Just to Think About

We’ve got a rule here at MEL: Don’t kink shame. Everyone’s got their thing, and as long as it’s legal, who are we to pass judgement? But “sounding”—the practice of sticking things up your pee hole for pleasure—is giving us phantom pain down there. Here’s what to expect from “urethral play,” and how to enjoy the kink safely, if you’re, you know, into that sort of thing.

She’s Out of My League… Scientifically Speaking

Jeff Gross is MEL’s social media editor.


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