Posts tagged "roommates"

Make It Stop: “My Roommate Wears My Clothes & Eats My Food Without Asking”

Dude, if it's not yours, don't touch it, don't put it in your mouth and don't stretch it out. GAWD.

By: Anna Goldfarb / April 3, 2015

Make It Stop: “My Sister’s Boyfriend Moved In With Us And It’s Ruining Our Relationship”

I read Jessica Wakeman’s piece, "True Story: Married…With A Roommate," and I totally related to it. Except in my case, I’m the roommate who lives with a couple and it's not my best friend who’s shacking up with a dude, it's my younger sister letting her deadbeat boyfriend stay at the apartment we share. While…

By: Anna Goldfarb / January 9, 2015

True Story: Married … With A Roommate

New York City real estate causes many a housing arrangement made in desperation. If you live in NYC (or, for that matter, any city with insanely high rents), you likely know a few 30-somethings who still live with roommates or someone whose “convertible bedroom” is actually the living room with a room divider. The city…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 7, 2015

Make It Stop: “My Boyfriend Doesn’t Care About Spending Birthdays Or Holidays Together!”

I moved into my boyfriend’s place before we were dating as a stepping stone while I transferred my life from west coast to east coast. Having lived together before we started dating and still living together, our relationship is at an escalated pace, which makes it confusing for me. His birthday is coming up right…

By: Anna Goldfarb / November 14, 2014

Make It Stop: “My Roommate Treats Me Like Her Own Personal Dishwasher”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s

By: Anna Goldfarb / November 6, 2014

Life After Dating: Marriage For Introverts

Pretty much everything about Kale and I getting married was untraditional. But we were actually quite traditional by not moving in together until a few days before our wedding. Kale and I certainly weren't opposed to premarital cohabitation on principle: both of us had lived with exes in long-term relationships before. We simply hadn't bee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

Make It Stop: “My Roommate’s Girlfriend Is Disgusting!”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s honor. First up, how…

By: Anna Goldfarb / August 14, 2014

Make It Stop: “My Roommate Keeps Borrowing My Stuff Without Asking”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what's up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject "Make It Stop." She'll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout's honor. First…

By: Anna Goldfarb / July 10, 2014

$800 Room For Rent In Brooklyn, Must Love Strong Opinions Syria

Lucca and I have been discussing a possible move to Brooklyn, but have been a little disappointed to discover that the rental market is not that much better than Manhattan. So when I saw this ad for a $800 room in a prime Williamsburg apartment, I was like, Hmm, maybe there are still deals to be

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 13, 2013

A Winner Crowned! See Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever

The day has finally come! After a week of voting, you’ve crowned a winner in the “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” tournament. We saw lots of famous faces come and go—Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Aaryn Gries, Teresa Giudice and Kim Kardashian, to name a few— but at the end of…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 14, 2013

Vote! FINALS: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

We’re down the to final two! For the past week, we’ve been pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” We’ve said goodbye to Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Aaryn Gries, Teresa Giudice and Kim Kardashian, who’ve all proven to make better roommates than these…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 13, 2013

Vote! Semi-Finals, Round 2: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” It's time for round two of the semi-finals! In round one, Lindsay Lohan defeated Miley Cyrus, which means today's winner will battle LiLo in the finals! Prior to round 1…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 12, 2013

Vote! Semi-Finals, Round 1: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” Yesterday, Aaryn Gries entered the ring with Teresa Giudice for our fourth superstar battle, following Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus on day one, Kristen Stewart and Lindsay Lohan on day…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 9, 2013

Vote! Face-Off No. 4: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” Yesterday, Farrah Abraham entered the ring with Kim Kardashian for our third superstar battle, following Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus on day one and Kristen Stewart and Lindsay Lohan o…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 8, 2013

6 Types Of Roommates & How To Deal With Them

The truth is, even after filling out one of those unhelpful roommate questionnaires, you really have no idea what kind of person you'll be sharing a tiny living space with your freshman year of college and whether or not they'll end up ruining your life. A lucky few will end up with a roomie they…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 7, 2013

Vote! Face-Off No. 3: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” Yesterday, Lindsay Lohan entered the ring with Kristen Stewart for our second superstar battle, following Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus on day one. After tons of votes flooded in, LiLo…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 7, 2013

Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

See larger image here. There’s nothing worse than arriving to college on your very first day and realizing that your roommate is a mutant of a creature, with a painfully annoying laugh and an extreme hoarding problem. But have no fear. There’s a silver lining: everybody — even celebrities— have their quirky habits … and…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 5, 2013

Woman Looking For Housemate That Will Pretend To Be A Walrus Writes Best Roommate Ad Ever

You never know who -- or what -- you're going to fall in love with. Maybe it's your next door neighbor, a childhood friend, or maybe it's a walrus. That's exactly what happened to one British woman, who was looking to find a housemate for her apartment in the seaside town of Brighton. She posted…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 14, 2013

Some Thoughts On The News That Pete Doherty & Macaulay Culkin Are Roommates

According to reports, Pete Doherty and Macaulay Culkin are now living as roommates in Paris. Culkin is effectively "home not alone." Rachel and I have so many questions. Me: Rachel, what do you think an average day in the Macaulay Culkin/Pete Doherty home is like? I think it goes something like this: Wake up, cigarettes, cartoons,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 8, 2013

Wait, They Lived Together? 7 Surprising Pairs Of Celebrity Roommates

Last week, I found out that Lauren Graham and Connie Britton used to live together and I was like, "WHAAAAAAAAAAAAT?! Two of my favorite TV moms used to be roomies?!" The story only gets better though. Lauren told Andy Cohen that the two didn't pay rent and were technically squatters. "We lived in an empty house that…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2013
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