It’s almost here. You’re forcing yourself through that final stretch of school or work. Spring cleaning is [somewhat] finished, the sun is setting after dinner instead of before, and you’ve stopped sneezing all the god damn time. You’re ready to make that transition from selling your labor to throwing away everything you worked so hard… Read More 9 Ways to Make Your Summer Memorable
It’s finally here! A day of friendship, companionship, relationship…so many ships. The only day where pink and red don’t clash, but compliment. A day that, in relationships, is celebrated like an anniversary. A day that, in elementary school, is celebrated like Halloween without costumes. A day that, in college, is celebrated with singles’ parties and… Read More A Very Human Valentine’s Day
On a Friday afternoon, a man is sitting in an aisle seat on an airplane, reading The Washington Post. The flight attendants are giving the passengers the run-down on what to do if the aircraft somehow falls into the ocean (I’ve watched flight attendants do this more times than I can count, and I can still… Read More Why DO Babies Cry on Airplanes?
A few days ago, there happened to be one of those horrible ‘awkwardly tug at your own collar’ moments. Someone fairly important said something fairly not good. Ever been to Maine? Neither have I. The most I knew about that place was that it was decorated with gorgeous woods and mountains and country roads… Read More Smoothie and Shifty Go to Maine
I’m not entirely sure how any of us are supposed to react to this one. But see below: Appeal to identify #Hoverboard riding suspect in connection with theft in #Mitcham. Call 101 quoting ref19206 https://t.co/BbFWpGe2QS — Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) December 10, 2015 I’m sorry, did you say hoverboard? A man robbed a store… on a hoverboard. Fellow… Read More Hoverboarding is a CRIME Sorta
In the wonderful world of romantic comedies, a shy girl meets an outgoing guy in a seemingly random place out of nowhere. They fall in love. They fight and break up. They get back together, and they live happily ever after. The end. Is this a true representation of how relationships supposedly work? It likely… Read More For the Love of Cusack
Fifty years ago, A Charlie Brown Christmas was released. The storyline featured Charlie Brown and his inner conflict about Christmas becoming “too commercial.” The major turning point in the half hour special is Linus’s speech wherein he quotes the Gospel of Luke (the story of the nativity) and ends it with, “That’s what Christmas is all about,… Read More What’s Christmas Really About?
The people of Ohio voted Tuesday, Oct. 27, to keep marijuana illegal. If that’s not upsetting enough, there’s something else. The people of Houston voted to get rid of a non-discrimination clause. In other words, they’re going to remove from their already existing laws something that said “Hey, if you own a business, you can’t refuse service… Read More Houston, You Have A Problem
Grades 1-5 were a strange but fun time in most of our lives. We were ignorant of all the responsibility we’d eventually have to take on once we got older, our parents did everything for us, and we got time set aside for us to just go outside and be kids. In every chapter of… Read More The Seven Kids You Knew In Elementary School
Today I discovered a BuzzFeed article about Jaden Smith, the son of actor Will Smith (whom I actually like). It consisted of several noteworthy things he said to interviewers, and I will tear into every single one of those things very shortly. So this person (if I can even call him that) is about a… Read More That’s So Jaden