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POLL: Is Summer the Worst Season?

By Andrew TavinJune 24, 2016
Summer: the season of beaches, picnics, chasing speeding ice cream trucks down the block in bare feet. I know it may be hard to believe when I say this, but summer is the worst season. I’m not just being a cynic; I appreciate and respect all ... More  →
POLL: Is Summer the Worst Season?

How Awkward Are You?

By Andrew TavinJune 21, 2016
This quiz has been prepared by the greatest awkwardologists in the field. Begin whenever you're not ready. [viralQuiz id=58]   ... More  →
How Awkward Are You?

What Time Period Were You Actually Meant to Be In?

By Andrew TavinJune 7, 2016
Have you ever felt like you were born into the wrong era? [viralQuiz id=63] ... More  →
What Time Period Were You Actually Meant to Be In?

OPINION: Snape Is Actually the Worst

By Andrew TavinMay 26, 2016
I believed that Severus Snape was a genuine asshat for years of my life, as did Harry and gang. YEARS. But of course (it's here that I warn you of major spoilers, but... c'mon:) we learn that Snape was in love with Harry's mom, and that he's actually a decent guy. ... More  →
OPINION: Snape Is Actually the Worst

Would You Win The Triwizard Tournament?

By Andrew TavinMay 16, 2016
You're not sure how your name got in the Cup, but you've been chosen. Let the games begin! [viralQuiz id=53] ... More  →
Would You Win The Triwizard Tournament?

The Social Media Sorting Test

By Andrew TavinMay 10, 2016
We live in the golden age of social apps. Which one are you? [viralQuiz id=48] ... More  →
The Social Media Sorting Test

Real Talk: I've Been Dating the Same Person Since High School

By Andrew TavinApril 28, 2016
When someone asks me how long I've been with my girlfriend, I always pause a moment before answering so they can get ready for what I’m about to say. Seven years—part of which was high school—hasn't felt that long to me, but a lot of ... More  →
Real Talk: I've Been Dating the Same Person Since High School

How to Have a Rational Political Discussion Without Losing It

By Andrew TavinMarch 29, 2016
If you've checked the news recently, you'll know that there seems to be some sort of presidential election going on. All of this has got me thinking about the past, the present, the future... what would the Founding Fathers have thought about Super PACs, or this Grillary ... More  →
How to Have a Rational Political Discussion Without Losing It

I Was the Person Who Gave Out Free Samples at the Grocery Store

By Andrew TavinFebruary 29, 2016
Have you ever been walking through the supermarket, seen the person giving out free samples, and wondered what an average day in their life is like? GOOD NEWS: You can wonder no longer, because I used to give out free samples in supermarkets and I'm here ... More  →
I Was the Person Who Gave Out Free Samples at the Grocery Store
About the Author
Andrew Tavin

Andrew Tavin is a writer and stand-up comedian living in New York City. His work has been featured on Upworthy and Collegehumor. He writes pretty mediocre bios and can be followed on Twitter @andrewtavin.

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