Easter usually means adorable bunnies, cute chicks, and fun pastel colors. Pinterest makes it look like the greatest holiday of all time, but in reality, these projects are not for the weak of heart.
We’ve all been there. We finally decide to bring that fun cake or artsy creation to life instead of… READ MORE »
Valentine’s Day, a creation of the Hallmark industrial complex, is not real. Conversation hearts and boxes of waxy chocolate that serve as placeholders for the actual work of a relationship are what they look like at face value — a panacea for loneliness, a salve against the supposed void left in a life spent unattached. READ MORE »
Have you hugged a squirrel wearing sweatpants today? READ MORE »
After the holidays, the season of giving quickly turns into the season of returning. It’s okay if you don’t love every gift you got this year. And if there are a few items you know you will ever use, there is no shame in trying to figure out how to return it for something you… READ MORE »
Between the 26th and the 31st I feel allowed to be nameless in a way that escapes the rest of the year. READ MORE »
There’s no other time like the holidays to examine your life and how lucky you are to be surrounded by friends and family. While you’re at it, you might as well take a look at your relationship with your significant other and see just what makes you click. We’re not suggesting… READ MORE »
They may not have sorted out how Santa’s reindeer can fly, but scientists say there is an optical explanation for just how beneficial it is that Rudolph’s nose burns red and bright. Reporting in the journal Frontiers for Young Minds, a Dartmouth anthropology professor says that Arctic reindeer are (at least among mammals) uniquely qualified… READ MORE »
Maybe you’ve decked your dorm room out with Christmas lights and a Bob Marley poster, but there’s a good chance that your childhood bedroom has remained reletively untouched. It’s almost like a shrine to your 12-year-old self, complete with participation trophies from sports you quit a decade ago, embarrassing bed sheets, and posters of the… READ MORE »
Are YOU one of them?
Let’s face it: The holidays are a time of sadness, anger, grief, and frustration for a lot of people. Not everyone enjoys them or looks forward to them, and many people have a good reason why.
Here are nine types of people who may struggle during the holiday season,… READ MORE »
I refused to pay for more than half our dates, though I reluctantly helped him with gas. Former classmates from my liberal arts school validated my decision, saying it would be unfair to contribute more than my partner. But I bet they wouldn’t have found it so wrong if I were a man. READ MORE »
The only thing better than any old regular party is one that includes some classic christmas tunes, delicious sugar cookies, and strong eggnog- and everybody knows it. There’s just something about the holiday season that has everybody feeling some type of way, and we mean everybody. With that said, all of that holiday cheer tends to… READ MORE »
She deserves the very best.
You might look to the girl who’s been by your side since the 5th grade and say, “that’s my bestie.” But you’re living a lie.
Your real BFF, ride or die, down-for-anything pal you never knew you had is your vagina. Yep, your vagina. READ MORE »
When Peter Mattaliano decided to redo the fireplace in his NYC apartment, he called his construction-savvy brother to help him bust open the sealed unit. “We were joking that we might find Al Capone’s money,” Mattaliano tells the New York Times. “Then my brother yelled to me and said, ‘You’re not going to believe this.'” READ MORE »
Now you know exactly where your favorite thing falls on READ MORE »
Have you seen Hamilton yet?! Have you tried?! AHHH, when will you, your relevance fades with every passing moment!!!! READ MORE »
Here, watch some shirtless dudes whip and nae nae while singing holiday songs a cappella. READ MORE »
Baby, it’s cold outside, but it’s hot, hot, hot inside! We’ve got the steamiest gift ideas for your significant other, whether you’re married, casually dating, engaged, or “it’s complicated.” From fun stocking stuffers to blush-worthy goodie packs, this holiday season, Santa’s got some sexy surprises under his belt. While these presents are technically for your… READ MORE »
I hate spending money on decorations of almost any kind. I paid enough attention in art class that I can handle a hot glue gun and there’s a dollar store down the street, so to me, paying $15 for one decoration seems like a giant rip-off. If, like me, you’re a holiday season enthusiast but… READ MORE »