Jessica Machado

Jessica Machado is the IRL editor of the Daily Dot. Previously, she was an associate editor at Rolling Stone. Her work has been published in the Washington Post, Elle, Vice, Salon, BuzzFeed, Guernica, Bitch, Bust, the Cut, the Awl, the Toast, among others.

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13 best natural lubricants for better sex (or solo fun)

If you can't pronounce it, perhaps you shouldn't be rubbing it on your most sensitive parts.

On Aug 11, 2020 by Jessica Machado, Marisa Losciale

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‘Dead to Me’ is the rare show that lets grief be ugly

At its heart, the Netflix series is about finding connection during your loneliest time.

On May 7, 2019 by Jessica Machado

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Substitute teacher fired over alleged sexual battery, sending nudes to students

Multiple victims say she sent them nudes over Snapchat.

On Jan 26, 2019 by Jessica Machado

Bernie Sanders is unveiling a single-payer healthcare bill on Wednesday.

Bernie Sanders may run in 2020 after ‘heartening’ polls with Black and Latino voters

Voters of color, meanwhile, point to his dismissive comments about race.

On Jan 26, 2019 by Jessica Machado

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Top immigration hire loses job offer over Islamophobic Facebook posts

He compared Muslims to Nazis.

On Sep 1, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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The internet wants to know what Ivanka and Jared were doing at John McCain’s funeral

The president's daughter was seen texting at the service.

On Sep 1, 2018 by Jessica Machado

'how Milennials killed mayonnaise' tweet over mayonnaise jar

Keep mayo’s name out of your screed about white obsoletion

Millennials did not kill mayonnaise—but boomers are scared their relevancy is dead.

On Aug 14, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Syracuse frat suspended for ‘extremely’ racist, homophobic Facebook video

An alleged member made a pledge to always have 'hatred in my heart.'

On Apr 19, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Report: The largest Black Lives Matter Facebook page is a fake

It's tied to a white middle-aged man.

On Apr 10, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Ariana Grande sends fans an empowering message—and they oblige with selfies

#SelfiesForAriana is the positivity we need right now.

On Mar 11, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Sally Field’s son finally met Adam Rippon—and the internet is cheering them on

'Thanks, mom.'

On Mar 11, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Women’s March 2018 proves the way forward is inclusivity—and getting white women to the polls

This year is all about getting more Dems, women, and people of color in office.

On Jan 22, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Yes, Robert E. Lee Day is still a thing—and it’s celebrated today in 2 states

It's time to stop honoring the Confederate general—especially on a day that's about civil rights.

On Jan 15, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Chelsea Manning is running for Senate

She is looking to unseat an incumbent Democrat in Maryland.

On Jan 13, 2018 by Jessica Machado

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Hawaii residents wake up to false warnings of a ‘ballistic missile threat’ on their phones

People thought, 'We’ve got 15 minutes before me and my family could be dead.'

On Jan 13, 2018 by Jessica Machado