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The Seven People You'll Meet on Student Council

By Andrew TavinAugust 27, 2014
Running for office? You're probably already busy planning your student council campaign, but be sure to think beyond your victory to the people you'll have to share the honor with—it's a student COUNCIL, not a student DICTATORSHIP. That means you'll have to be prepared to ... More  →
The Seven People You'll Meet on Student Council

The Top 5 Legend of Korra Fight Scenes Of The Season

By Andrew TavinAugust 26, 2014
Well, another season of Legend of Korra has ended in a fantastic finale, and we know we'll be missing it until it comes back. In the meantime, let's remember the season through one of the highlights of the series: the fights! Obviously the characters and ... More  →
The Top 5 Legend of Korra Fight Scenes Of The Season
You Won't Believe What We've Packed Into This Cute Bento Box Article

You Won't Believe What We've Packed Into This Cute Bento Box Article

By Andrew TavinAugust 25, 2014
School is back in, and you are going to have to figure out what to eat for lunch! One idea is to have your mom make you a cheese and ham sandwich, file it down the back of your bookbag and then forget it forever. Another is to just eat popcorn for all your meals. STILL ANOTH More  →

6 Ways to Make a Good Impression On Your Teacher On The First Day of School

By Andrew TavinAugust 25, 2014
There are some people who say it's wrong to be a teacher's pet. Do you know what we call those people? D students! Everyone knows it doesn't hurt to ingratiate yourself with the person who controls your fate.* On top of that, teachers work hard ... More  →
6 Ways to Make a Good Impression On Your Teacher On The First Day of School

Enough With the Razzle Dazzle! Check Out These Mundane Sci-Fi Scenarios

By Andrew TavinAugust 21, 2014
If you look at the theaters, you can tell sci fi is more popular then ever: The Hunger Games, Guardians of The Galaxy, and The Maze Runner show us that the public is enthralled with fascinating and exciting worlds of the future! But is anyone ... More  →
Enough With the Razzle Dazzle! Check Out These Mundane Sci-Fi Scenarios

The 20 Signs You Aren't Over Summer Yet

By Andrew TavinAugust 21, 2014
All good things must come to an end and, according to the Department of Education, it's officially time to shake out your togs, put away that billboard-sized beach tote, say your goodbyes to that guy ("We'll always have ____") and wheel yourself into homeroom. BUT ... More  →
The 20 Signs You Aren't Over Summer Yet

The Perks of Being The Chosen One

By Andrew TavinAugust 20, 2014
You know about "cancer perks," but do you know about the lesser-tapped "Chosen One" market of perks? As the titular character of your own book series, NOT ONLY do you get to save humanity, but you get to whine about how "you didn't choose this" ... More  →
The Perks of Being The Chosen One

Are We Living In a Futristic Dystopia?

By Andrew TavinAugust 19, 2014
There's some super depressing stuff going on in the world right now that looks like scenes straight out of Children of Men. Given that that's a futuristic dysotopian novel/movie, that's decent supporting evidence that we're actually living in a dystopia. ... More  →
Are We Living In a Futristic Dystopia?

What in Zeus?! Is Cracking Your Knuckles Actually Bad?

By Andrew TavinAugust 19, 2014
Hello again and welcome back to What in Zeus?!—the column where we look at old wive's tales, rumors, and scientific suppositions to see what's true and what's FILTHY FILTHY LIES TOLD BY DIRTY HOBBITISES! Today's question: is cracking your knuckles actually bad for you? You've probably lost ... More  →
What in Zeus?! Is Cracking Your Knuckles Actually Bad?

DC to Come Out With New Comic: Like "Harry Potter in Gotham"

By Andrew TavinAugust 18, 2014
Well here's some awesome news for the day! In an interview with Comic Book Resources, writers Becky Cloonan and Brendan Fletcher and artist Karl Kerschl spoke about their upcoming series, Gotham Academy. What is it exactly? Well by their own description, it's like Harry Potter meets Batman! ... More  →
DC to Come Out With New Comic: Like
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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