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I Completely Changed My Major (TWICE) and Lived to Tell the Tale

By Andrew TavinFebruary 8, 2016
It might seem like picking a major is the single most important decision you will make in your entire life. That as soon as you get to college, a man in a big top hat with an even bigger clipboard will ask you what your ... More  →
I Completely Changed My Major (TWICE) and Lived to Tell the Tale

A Sam Gamgee-Approved Guide to Being BRAVE

By Andrew TavinJanuary 26, 2016
I know that the world can be a scary place. For example, phone calls. Terrifying. No one but Drake makes phone calls anymore. The only reason a person wouldn't just text me is because it's an emergency and someone I know is in mortal peril. And don't even ... More  →
A Sam Gamgee-Approved Guide to Being BRAVE

Famous Quotes (Misremembered), PART 2

By Andrew TavinJanuary 22, 2016
As a Sparkficial Sparklife Splogger, I believe it is my responsibility to inspire all of you each and every day. That's why I've strenuously researched some of the most significant figures in history for their greatest quotes. Now, I know that the last time we did ... More  →
Famous Quotes (Misremembered), PART 2

Questionable Love Advice From Fictional Characters

By Andrew TavinJanuary 12, 2016
It's a new year, and for many, that means a chance to find new love (of a snack food or a human or a slashfic pairing or what have you). But I'm not here to bring you good advice about crudités or what you should ... More  →
Questionable Love Advice From Fictional Characters

10 Anxieties I Don't Have Time For In 2016

By Andrew TavinJanuary 7, 2016
2015 was a stressful year for all of us. I know that I personally went from "oh hey, I have a gray hair" to "oh hey, WHY DO I HAVE THIS MANY GRAY HAIRS AT TWENTY-FOUR?!" There's just so much out there to worry about. Bats. Sentient appliances. Weak ... More  →
10 Anxieties I Don't Have Time For In 2016

How to Deal With the Question "What Are You Going To Do With Your Life After You Graduate?"

By Andrew TavinDecember 22, 2015
I'm gonna to tell you a little secret about the world, and you have to promise not to tell. Promise? Actually, doesn't matter. I'm telling you anyway: adults are just teenagers in older bodies. It's all too common to think that there's some sort of defining ... More  →
How to Deal With the Question "What Are You Going To Do With Your Life After You Graduate?"

How to Escape The Most Awkward of Situations!

By Andrew TavinDecember 15, 2015
James Bond gets a lot of credit, and we can totally understand why. It must be tough having to fly around the world, meeting beautiful people and stopping evil villains who decide to tell you their whole plan when they're pretty certain you're about to die but didn't have th More  →
How to Escape The Most Awkward of Situations!

The Most Ridiculous(ly Effective) Ways to Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Andrew TavinDecember 15, 2015
Long ago, a prophecy foretold of a time when the world would get cold and dark and many people would feel great despair. The legends say that this time was called "Winter and Also Probably a Good Chunk of Fall." As I've mentioned before, I'm ... More  →
The Most Ridiculous(ly Effective) Ways to Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Perpetually Anxiety Riddled Guy's Guide to Not Throwing up on One's Self When Talking to a Girl You've Never Met!

By Andrew TavinDecember 14, 2015
Do you get butterflies at the very thought of talking to a crush you have not spoken to before, so much so that all you can think about is whether or not what you had for dinner earlier is now on your shirt? Well we're here to help! With our guide, you'll go from throwing up More  →
The Perpetually Anxiety-Riddled Guy's Guide to Not Throwing Up on One's Self When Talking to a Girl You've Never Met!

20 Things More Important Than Obsessing Over How You Look

By Andrew TavinDecember 11, 2015
The story goes like this: One million or so years ago, a caveperson decided that in addition to eating the boar she killed, she would also wear its skin. Unfortunately, shortly after she put that boar skin on, another cave person laughed at her and pointed ... More  →
20 Things More Important Than Obsessing Over How You Look
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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