Jessica Machado

PROFILES

Snooki Is Done Being Snooki

We talked to the television personality about motherhood, double standards, and life after the Jersey Shore.
Jessica Machado
11.9.15
Media

Why Did the New York Times Put a Sexual Assault Story in the Fashion Section?

If you're running a story on a university's sexual misconduct program, you probably shouldn't put it in the Styles pages.
Jessica Machado
9.30.15
Pregnancy

What to Expect When You're Drinking While Pregnant

You shouldn't knock back shots of Jameson, but is enjoying a glass of wine while pregnant really as dangerous as doctors, Internet commenters, and the media make it out to be?
Jessica Machado
8.10.15
Broadly

A Place in the Sun: The Goth Scene in Hawaii

When I tell people outside of Hawaii I used to lurk in the goth scene there, I'm usually met with scoffs and bewilderment, as if it's impossible to remain a brooding mope in a perfect, green 82-degree backdrop.
Jessica Machado
8.9.15
psychology

Münchausen by Internet: On Lying Online

Despite what "Catfish"-esque sensationalism may have you believe, many of the elaborate, escalating fabrications created by women online are likely a manifestation of mental illness.
Jessica Machado
8.4.15
family

Are We Destined to Become Our Mothers? A Scientific Investigation

If our brain is a computer, then our interactions with our parents are the default setting. And when things go faulty or get stressful in our adult lives, our neurons head for a familiar path, one usually set in early development. In other words...
Jessica Machado
7.27.15
Stuff

​Are We Destined to Become Our Mothers? A Scientific Investigation

If our brain is a computer, then our interactions with our parents are the default setting. And when things go faulty or get stressful in our adult lives, our neurons head for a familiar path, one usually set in early development.
Jessica Machado
11.21.14