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This Just In: Taylor Swift Saying Awesome Feminist Things On French Canadian TV Show!

By Andrew TavinSeptember 30, 2014
Last Sunday night, recent feminism convert Taylor Swift appeared on the Canadian TV show Tout Le Monde En Parle and proceeded to be all sorts of awesome. Referencing Emma Watson's U.N. speech, she said "I wish when I was 12 years-old, I had been able to watch ... More  →
This Just In: Taylor Swift Saying Awesome Feminist Things On French Canadian TV Show!

What In Zeus?! Do Elephants Actually Never Forget?

By Andrew TavinSeptember 30, 2014
Hello, and welcome back to What In Zeus?! It is once again time to look at the supposed rules of the world around us and separate the truth from the FILTHY FILTHY LIES! On today's agenda, do elephants actually never forget? It's a pretty common expression, ... More  →
What In Zeus?! Do Elephants Actually Never Forget?

Awesome Pickup Lines To Use At The Planetarium

By Andrew TavinSeptember 29, 2014
Here's the situation: you're at the planetarium on a field trip. Your crush decides to sit down right next to you. There's a presentation about the infinite nature of the universe playing, probably narrated by the smooth, soothing voice of Neil Degrasse Tyson. You know you've ... More  →
Awesome Pickup Lines To Use At The Planetarium
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The Trailer For The Final Season Of Korra is here!

By Andrew TavinSeptember 29, 2014
We recently told you that the final season of Korra would be premiering promptly on October 3rd, just a little over a month after the last season ended. Well given this accelerated schedule, perhaps it won't come as a surprise that the trailer for the ... More  →
The Trailer For The Final Season Of Korra is here!

Real or Fake? The Body Wash Edition

By Andrew TavinSeptember 25, 2014
There are about a million billion (this is a very exact and scientific number) different kinds of body wash—and in our experience, some of the scent names are pretty ridiculous. Do you think you can tell real body wash scents from ones we made up? ... More  →
Real or Fake? The Body Wash Edition

What In Zeus?! Does Lightning Ever Strike Twice? (And How To Avoid Being Struck In General)

By Andrew TavinSeptember 25, 2014
Hello and welcome once again to What In Zeus?! Yes, it is time for us to look at the world around us and separate the truth from the FILTHY, FILTHY LIES! Today's topic is whether lightning actually ever strikes twice, and also tips for avoiding ... More  →
What In Zeus?! Does Lightning Ever Strike Twice? (And How To Avoid Being Struck In General)

The BEST Pickup Lines to Use in AP Lit Class

By Andrew TavinSeptember 25, 2014
Is there any class more romantic than AP literature? There are so many romantic tales! Romeo and Juliet! Wuthering Heights! Moby Dick! Will he ever get over his bashfulness and just ask that whale out already? Anyway, given how much romance is being discussed, there's bound to ... More  →
The BEST Pickup Lines to Use in AP Lit Class

Epically Corny Jokes About Literature

By Andrew TavinSeptember 24, 2014
On Tuesday, we did the world a gigantic favor, and gave you enough terrible high school jokes to keep you groaning for weeks. And because our generosity knows no bounds, we're back today with another gift unto humanity: awful jokes about literature! Because here's nothing ... More  →
Epically Corny Jokes About Literature
The Weirdest Food Promotions Ever

The Weirdest Food Promotions Ever

By Andrew TavinSeptember 24, 2014
Japanese Burger King has created a monstrous burger that's as black as night. Well, the cheese and the bun is black at least, which is the part that should least logically be black. Although it isn't officially tied into any property, it has been dubbed ... More  →

The Best Excuses to Cover Up The Fact That You're Crying

By Andrew TavinSeptember 24, 2014
Look, it happens to all of us. Sometimes things get too stressful or you're being blamed for something you didn't even do or an evil space emperor blew up your home planet. It's totally fine to cry in any of these or a zillion other ... More  →
The Best Excuses to Cover Up The Fact That You're Crying
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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