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The Perks of Being an Only Child

By Amelia BienstockMarch 29, 2016
Dear Parents of Only Me, I am writing to you to let you know that I FORBID you to ever have a child that isn't me. Under no circumstances will I allow you to reproduce ever again. (Also, ew!) Everything is currently all about me, and it better stay ... More  →
The Perks of Being an Only Child

We Went to a Musical Parody of The Hunger Games and the Tracker Jacker Hallucination Dance Was Totally Jazz-Hands

By Amelia BienstockApril 20, 2015
If you think that you MIGHT NOT MAKE IT to November, when The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 comes out, you should get yourself to off-off-off-Broadway because there is a HUNGER GAMES PARODY MUSICAL PLAYING! "The Hungry Hungry Games: An UNAUTHORIZED! Musical Parody" is the latest project from UNAUTHORIZED! duo Christopher ... More  →
We Went to a Musical Parody of <i>The Hunger Games</i> and the Tracker Jacker Hallucination Dance Was Totally Jazz-Hands
You Can Literally Get Pastel Unicorn Hair in a Spray Can: We Tested It Out

You Can Literally Get Pastel Unicorn Hair in a Spray Can: We Tested It Out

By Amelia BienstockApril 13, 2015
I may not have had the money or the denim-cutoffs dare-all to get to Coachella, but top of my spring-time bucket list was "PASTEL UNICORN HAIR: GET."In lieu of becoming rich enough to treat myself to a fancy salon (please, I'm saving up to attend Ansel Elgort Fantasy Camp*), More  →

Are You a Diva? Find Out What Your Audition Song Says About You

By Amelia BienstockMarch 11, 2015
When your time to knock ‘em dead in the auditorium comes (and I mean cause your casting director to suffer a SERIOUS STAGE DEATH at your talent), your choice of song has a big impact. Picture a twelve-year-old vamping it up with their rendition of ... More  →
Are You a Diva? Find Out What Your Audition Song Says About You

Girl Becomes Friends With Neighborhood Crows, Reaps Earthly Rewards

By Amelia BienstockMarch 3, 2015
HEADS UP, HARRY POTTER NERDS: OWL POST IS REAL!! Okay, well not exactly, but we have news that shows man's kinship with the avian species is stronger than you might have thought possible in a muggle world. THE CROWS HAVE EXTENDED US AN OLIVE BRANCH. (Tris needn't worry, these ... More  →
Girl Becomes Friends With Neighborhood Crows, Reaps Earthly Rewards

Carly Rae Jepsen Is BACK: Listen to Her New Single!

By Amelia BienstockMarch 2, 2015
After that song exploded our car radios back in 2012, we all assumed no news was good news and that guy must have called Carly Rae Jepsen after all, because NARY HAS A PEEP BEEN HEARD from her in the years since, musically speaking. There ... More  →
Carly Rae Jepsen Is BACK: Listen to Her New Single!

The All-Time Worst Places to Burst into Song

By Amelia BienstockFebruary 27, 2015
Whether you dream of playing the role of Elsa or Elphaba or Maureen or Kate from Wild Party (zomg super musical theater nerd alert!) or just want to just BE Idina Menzel (as long as John Travolta isn’t creepily touching your face or butchering your ... More  →
The All-Time Worst Places to Burst into Song

Five Classic Picture Books Reimagined as Young Adult Novels

By Amelia BienstockFebruary 20, 2015
The interwebs are ablaze with every kind of book re-imagined as a children’s book, and as book nerds we love it! HOWEVER, we think there needs to be a little more teen love in this game, so we’ve decided to spin things around and reimagine classic picture books as YA nov More  →
Five Classic Picture Books Reimagined as Young Adult Novels

Disney Princes Read and Look Like Princes in Hot Dudes Reading Instagram

By Amelia BienstockFebruary 13, 2015
It may be 2 degrees outside (for the East-Coast Sparklers, anyway) but it just got about 98 degrees hotter on Instagram (think Liam Hemsworth trapped in the Goblet of Fire, but somehow not getting burnt... that hot.) It is a truth universally acknowledged that girls of ... More  →
Disney Princes Read and Look Like Princes in <i>Hot Dudes Reading</i> Instagram

Send a Valentine From Your Brain to Theirs With These V-Day Cards for Hopeless Erudites

By Amelia BienstockFebruary 10, 2015
When they're not developing transmitter serums and hoarding knowledge and polishing all those glass windows, members of Divergent's Erudite faction like to get their flirt on—really! (It's a biological imperative.)If you're a bit clunky about expressing yourself, fall back More  →
Send a Valentine From Your Brain to Theirs With These V-Day Cards for Hopeless Erudites