pet peeves

10 Annoying Airplane Behaviors That Should Probably Be Illegal

Over the past few years, I’ve traveled quite a bit and been pretty lucky when it comes to airplane seatmates. I’ve been fortunate enough to sit next to friendly, polite,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

17 Things That Will Absolutely Destroy Your Morning

Hello, there. Full disclosure. This post is a thinly veiled excuse for me to complain about my really bad morning. I could have used an open letter format. Had I,…

Ami Angelowicz |

Olympic Badminton Players And 12 Other People We’d Like To Charge With “Not Trying”

As you may have heard, eight Olympic badminton players were recently disqualified from the women’s doubles competition for “not using one’s best efforts to win.” Apparently the real issue is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

15 Foods That Make Us Irrationally Angry

So, the other day, this “cucumber sub” popped up on my Pinterest page labeled as the “perfect low carb sandwich” and it made me, like, raging mad. My inner monologue…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

15 Things We’ve Stopped Pretending To Enjoy

Living in Portland means I get invited to go hiking, like, every other day. I used to accept these invitations and trudge up various mountain trails with feigned enthusiasm. It…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

An Open Letter To The Woman Who Stole My Cab This Morning

Dear Woman With The Rolling Suitcase Who Stole My Cab This Morning,

Did you think I wouldn’t notice? That I wouldn’t see you roll past me, stop no…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Mayonnaise, Teats & Penis Float: The Weird Things That Revolt Us

I understand that it’s not “normal” to be revolted by mayonnaise. But that didn’t stop me from groaning when I watched my roommate glop a spoonful into a bowl of…

Ami Angelowicz |

7 Shopping Pet Peeves

A couple weeks ago, Amelia wrote about five of her random pet peeves, from elevator button abusers to people who groan in yoga class. Today, I’d like to focus on…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

5 Pet Peeves That Make Me Really Stabby

I think of myself as a fairly laid-back person — usually it takes a lot to really irritate me. (Maybe it’s because I grew up in California and all the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The Seemingly Harmless Question You Should Stop Asking Single People

One of the more difficult parts of being single is having to field comments and questions from friends and family members who are inexplicably invested in your dating life. One…

Chiara Atik |

Lunchtime Poll: Peeving Us, Peeving You

The bitchy “Heathers” chicks are kind of our heroes. And in honor of them, and all the foxy Veronicas out there, we’ve started a new series called Lunchtime Poll. Share…

Julie Gerstein |

The Top 20 Things That Drive Us Crazy

Hello Friskyverse! Last week I told you about what drives me crazy on the subway. I mostly just needed to get it off my chest, but I was touched when…

Ami Angelowicz |

Frisky Sound-Off: What Drives You Crazy?

It’s Friday and I started my morning off ready to tackle the world and get the weekend going with a bang. And then I got on the subway for my…

Ami Angelowicz |

Dating Across America: Pet Peeves From Arizona To Virginia

Finding a boyfriend is only the beginning when it comes to relationship woes. Once you’re in one, you have to deal with another person, including the parts that annoy you…

Lyn Lomasi |