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Our Editor in Chief Ryan Barlow is an American author, ghostwriter, and college professor. He has recently taken refuge in the obscure-yet-charming town of Lake Arrowhead, CA, where he runs Men’s Confidence Magazine, while concurrently writing his upcoming book The Celts of Vallarix. He teaches veterinary science at Boston Reed University, and is pursuing a PhD in anthropology.





Bailey Ryan is our resident relationship expert and senior editor. She is a syndicated columnist and the author of “Ask Her”, and has been a guest on several radio and TV broadcasts. She specializes in picking up women, off-road Jeep tech, and relationship advice. Feel free to send any questions your heart desires to the magazine or Bailey directly, either on twitter: @chirebailey or email:







Jenny Mollen Biggs is MCM’s celebrity correspondent and guest contributor. She may be best known as Nina Ash to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel fans, but we fondly know her as the chick who married the guy who fucked the pie in American Pie. She writes an incredibly funny comedy blog called What She Said for Playboy, and has an excessively creepy fascination with her dog Teets.  Follow her:  Playboy, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr.  For more information, visit her IMDb page.




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Eric J. Guignard is MCM’s horror genre correspondent, and writes dark and speculative fiction from his office in Los Angeles. He has over fifty publishing credits for stories and articles in magazines, journals, and anthologies. He’s a member of the Horror Writer’s Association and the Greater Los Angeles Writer’s Society. He’s also an anthology editor, including the titles: Dark Tales of Lost Civilizations, and the upcoming After Death…, to be released inApril, 2013. His novella, Last Case at a Baggage Auction, is scheduled for release in September, 2013 (JournalStone Publishing). Visit Eric, or at his blog:, or on Twitter:





Abbie Elliot is a Senior Contributor for MCM, the Managing Editor for ‘DC on Heels’, and a writer for ‘Under the Tuscan Gun, part of “The Cooking Channel’s “Extra Virgin” with actress Debi Mazar (Entourage’s Shauna Roberts) and husband Gabriele Corcos. She has written professionally for organizations like The White House Commission on Remembrance and AOL. Follow her on twitter: @abbie_b_elliott





Dean Okay, MCM’s Twitter correspondent, is an Australian who worked as a professional chef for over a decade before changing tack to discover the joy of sitting in an office all day answering phones.
Dean curates our weekly Twitter list which highlights a selection of funny, weird and witty tweets.
As he and Alyssa Milano share a birthday, his life long dream has been to blow out birthday candles with her though this seems unlikely ever since a restraining order has been executed.
If you don’t follow @DeanOkay on Twitter bow your head in shame, then follow him.




Julia James

Dr. Julia James has fifteen years of business and management experience with top Fortune 100 firms in various capacities both as an employee and also as a trusted consultant.  In addition, she is a leadership coach assisting top executives on how to attain the competitive edge needed to succeed in the cut-throat business world.  A self-proclaimed techie lover, she enjoys working- out, following sports and visiting top LA hot-spots.  Connect with Dr. Julia at and on Twitter: @DrJuliaJames