Jessica Machado is the lifestyle editor at the Daily Dot. Previously, she was an associate editor at Rolling Stone. Her work has appeared in/on ELLE, VICE, Salon, BuzzFeed, Guernica, Broadly, Bust, Bitch, xoJane, The Cut, The Toast, The Hairpin, The Awl, The Frisky and The Rumpus, among others. She writes about sex, love, loss, underdogs, pop nostalgia, being a woman and, occasionally, the Kardashians. Born and raised in Hawaii, she holds BAs in journalism and sociology and her MFA in creative nonfiction writing from Portland State University. She currently lives in New York with her husband and young son. 


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