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What In Zeus?! Do Plants Have Feelings?

What In Zeus?! Do Plants Have Feelings?

By Andrew TavinNovember 20, 2014
Hello world! With a chilly shiver and a wintery smile we welcome you once again to What In Zeus?! Winter is coming, and so is the season where we look at the world around us and separate the truth from the FILTHY, FILTHY LIES! On ... More  →

BREAKING NEWS: Chris Hemsworth Is The Sexiest Man Alive! (Like, Officially. There Was A Vote.)

By Andrew TavinNovember 19, 2014
Did we all already know that Chris Hemsworth was the sexiest guy in the world? OF COURSE WE DID. WE HAVE EYES. But today, he went from "Chelsea Dagger's Trombone-Playing Boyfriend" to ACTUAL HOTTEST PERSON DRAWING BREATH ON THE FACE OF THIS EARTH, AS PROCLAIMED ... More  →
BREAKING NEWS: Chris Hemsworth Is The Sexiest Man Alive! (Like, Officially. There Was A Vote.)

Should the Word "Feminist" Be Banned? Or Will Beyonce Disappear With It?

By Andrew TavinNovember 18, 2014
Okay, so we don't read Time magazine, (Time is for the people in doctor's waiting rooms who don't want to read about the Duggars, but also can't be bothered to get through The Economist), but we DO have some thoughts on Time's recent poll to decide which word ... More  →
Should the Word

What to Do if You Maybe Kind of Haven't Even Started Looking Into Colleges Yet...

By Andrew TavinNovember 17, 2014
Some people are extremely organized type-A sorts and want to get everything done as quickly and efficiently as possible without procrastination. This is not a post for those people. (SEE YA, HERMIONE.) Those people have already sent out an application to their dream school for ... More  →
What to Do if You Maybe Kind of Haven't Even Started Looking Into Colleges Yet...

The WORST Things to Hear From Your Orthodontist

By Andrew TavinNovember 17, 2014
Getting braces is sucky. You've got metal stuck to your teeth, your skeleton is being moved around willy nilly, and it now takes four different shaped toothbrushes to get your mouth clean after a meal. BUT IT COULD BE WORSE. Imagine heading in for your ortho ... More  →
The WORST Things to Hear From Your Orthodontist

How To Celebrate Each Relationship Anniversary: High School Edition

By Andrew TavinNovember 14, 2014
Did you know that a couple's first anniversary is their "paper anniversary"? Presumably that is because they are still paying off the wedding at the one-year mark (THOSE SHERLOCK INVITATIONS DON'T PAY FOR THEMSELVES). A couple's third anniversary is their "leather" anniversary, because around the ... More  →
How To Celebrate Each Relationship Anniversary: High School Edition

Everything We WISH We Could Write in Our College Applications

By Andrew TavinNovember 13, 2014
Right now, you're probably several hours into trying to figure out how to make your performance as the first ever female Peter Pan at your community theater out as an act of heroism on your college essay. You know that you need a narrative; a ... More  →
Everything We WISH We Could Write in Our College Applications

Gotta Elect 'Em All! Check Out These Pokemon Presidents!

By Andrew TavinNovember 11, 2014
Midterm elections just happened, and honestly we can't think of anything more patriotic than American presidents re-imagined as Japanese monsters! So it's a good thing that artist Brandon Dayton has created exactly that! He mashed up some of our most notable presidents wit More  →
Gotta Elect 'Em All! Check Out These Pokemon Presidents!
What In Zeus?! Is Laughter Really The Best Medicine?

What In Zeus?! Is Laughter Really The Best Medicine?

By Andrew TavinNovember 11, 2014
Hello all and welcome once again to What In Zeus?! It is finally time to take a look at the world around us and separate the truth from the FILTHY. FILTHY lies! On today's agenda, is laughter really the best medicine? ... More  →
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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