On to the Maxim Semifinals for Meghan Jenkins

On to the Maxim Semifinals for Meghan Jenkins

By Mark Aldrich
A note from the editor: Click here to vote for Meghan Jenkins to appear on a future cover of Maxim Australia magazine! She has made it this far thanks to your help; please vote each day.

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Two more rounds remain in the online vote for a model to appear on a future cover of Maxim Australia, and Meghan Jenkins, the star of this website, will make the semifinals on October 15 with your continued support. The winner of the contest will be announced after the final round at the end of October.

After consultations with her team of advisors—comprised of Panda, MeghaZine sports editor Mark Aldrich, her many friends, and especially Panda—Meghan embraced the idea that perhaps victory with a magazine like Maxim can be hers with some photographs that could be considered more Maxim-like. Hence the photo at top and others of her in a bikini. The D.I.Y. aesthetic remains: these are photos of Ms. Jenkins in her own clothes, styled by herself (and Panda) and taken with Ms. Jenkins’ own camera, in a non-professional location, in a set designed, built, and lighted by her.

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Meghan & Panda’s ‘Lean on Me 2020’ Tour

Meghan & Panda’s ‘Lean on Me 2020’ Tour

By Mark Aldrich
A note from the editor: Click here to vote for Meghan Jenkins to appear on a future cover of Maxim magazine! She made it through the first and second and third rounds of voting with your help; please vote each day.

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The UG! Quarantine Show is one of NYC-based actor/director/stand-up Todd Montesi‘s many, many ongoing projects. Live on Instagram, he and his fellow stand-ups discuss life and comedy in our pandemic era. He won me as a fan just because he pronounces the name of the show as it is written: “Ugh! Quarantine,” and not as I had pronounced it in my head when I first saw it: “U. G. Quarantine,” like the name of a long-ago college president.

Your website host Meghan Jenkins and her best friend Panda will appear on Todd Montesi’s UG! Quarantine Show at 10:00 p.m. EST (7:00 p.m. PST) on Saturday, October 10. This will be the second date of what is now known as “Panda’s ‘Lean on Me 2020’ Tour,” after their interview with “Comedy Pete” Burdette in September.
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‘Zoolander,’ My Thoughts by Panda

‘Zoolander,’ My Thoughts by Panda

By Panda

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ZOOLANDER
[Editor’s Note: Meghan’s friend Panda, whom viewers of their live improv comedy show The The Ding Wrong Show (available on YouTube) met long ago and who introduced herself to readers of this website a few weeks ago, insisted to the editors and publishers of MeghaZine all last week that she would like to write for the website.

“Okay,” we replied, “What would you like to write about?”

“I want my picture on the website.”

“We can accommodate you in that. Other than a photo of you, what–”

“Every month.”
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Ask Pizza Alien … October 2020

Ask Pizza Alien … October 2020

Dear Pizza Alien,

I just got this really neat shag rug for my bedroom floor to over up a paint spill. But the shag rug needed cleaning, so I got out the vacuum and then the shag got stuck in the suction. Now I have to buy a new vacuum. Which brand do you like to use? Thank you.

Signed, Sarah M., Arkansas

Dear Sarah,

I like Hoover. Also I Googled and it says use low suction setting for shag rug. Good Luck!

Love, Pizza Alien

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Dear Pizza Alien,

I have to get glasses. I don’t want to wear them all the time and I don’t want to have to remember them and keep them clean, it’s just all so much hassle. What would happen if I don’t get them?

Gah, Thank you Pizza ❤ from Gregory
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Too Much Information

Too Much Information

By Mark Aldrich
A note from the publisher: Click here to vote for Meghan Jenkins to appear on a future cover of Maxim magazine! She made it through the first and second rounds of voting with your help; please vote each day. And now a column from Mark:

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I am a very private person, plus I am pretty committed to a co-dependent life with the entire human population it sometimes seems, so I probably waste more psychic energy and time in an effort to give other people their privacy than I spend on the care and maintenance of my own. Especially in those moments when it seems that people around me are oblivious to their horrible and immediate need to simply keep things to themselves. Or to warn me of an imminent over-share.

I could blame cell phones, blame Facebook and Twitter and Instagram, think some thoughts about the effect of self-help groups and therapy on the culture at large, but after I think about and then discard each of these deep considerations, I draw your attention to this conclusions: I do not care about your details, unless you are my dearest, most intimate friend(s). No: sometimes not even in that case. Even here, there may be things I do not really need to know. The details.
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