I’m Not In A Bad Mood, This Is Just The Way My Face Looks

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2011
Personal pet peeve: when a stranger on the street tells me to cheer up and "smile!" because I'm not walking around town with a s**t-eating grin on my face. Usually I actually do scowl and don't respond, or if I'm in a truly bad mood, I'll retort that only looney bin escapees walk around smiling… More »

Mind Of Man: The Super Friends Are My Emotional Support System

By: John DeVore / March 30, 2011
Advice is a past mistake regifted. So I’m enjoying Christmas in March. Everyone I know has offered me advice about getting over a breakup and each piece of advice is a piece of personal pain with a ribbon tied around it. I appreciate it, of course. I listen dutifully and say “I hadn’t thought… More »

This Blind Date Was More Awkward Than Yours

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2011
Blind dates are awkward for everyone. There's enough to worry about without discovering that your date just so happens to be your long, lost sibling. Um … yeah. Try recovering from that awks moment. And here I was thinking I had had the most awkward blind date of all time. He told me he wa… More »

NYU Welcomes Professor James Franco To Their Staff

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2011
Oscar-nominated actor, performance artist, writer, aspiring film director, Yale Ph.D student, and now … college professor. James Franco does it all! New York University's Tisch School of the Arts (my alma mater and the school where Franco is working on his MFA in film production) has hired him to teach a graduate… More »

Girl Talk: I Want The Job And The Guy After I Graduate

By: Kelli Bender / March 30, 2011
This month, I turned 22. Young, I know, but for me the birthday served as another float in the parade of reality that my graduation day is marching closer with each passing moment. Instead of the usual array of fun and frivolous gifts wrapped in brightly colored paper, far too many people chose to get… More »

We Heart These Joelle Earrings

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2011
In celebration of the bonds between friends and loved ones, Joelle by Marc Joseph has created a collection of whimsical silver trinkets. We're quite smitten with the "I Heart U" stud earrings because of the simple yet chic design and message. The carved letters provide an strong contrast to the mirror finish of the earrings. More »