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7 Ideas That Would TOTALLY CHANGE Homeroom

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJanuary 19, 2015
The results are in! We asked 487 scientist and doctors what exactly “homeroom” is and over 90% replied “How'd you get in here? Who are you? Stop eating my candy.” That’s right: the “establishment” has no idea what homeroom is or why it was instated. We ... More  →
7 Ideas That Would TOTALLY CHANGE Homeroom

The Ultimate Roommate Questionnaire

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJanuary 16, 2015
So, last semester's roommate assignment didn't work out so well, and you're conducting interviews for a suitable replacement. The old vetting method is obviously flawed ("you like Panda Cam, I like Panda Cam, we'll be bosom friends!"), so we've drummed up a questionnaire that gets ... More  →
The Ultimate Roommate Questionnaire

Flow Chart: Find Out Where You Will Be in Ten Years

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJanuary 12, 2015
Despite the best efforts of your guidance counselor, you are likely doomed to study four years of mathematics at university and end up a professional pet neuterer—the crystal ball is indeed cloudy, with a chance of meatballs. The reason it is so difficult to predict ... More  →
Flow Chart: Find Out Where You Will Be in Ten Years

The Secret Lives of American Moms (and What to Get Them for Christmas)

By Ashley Brooke RobertsDecember 19, 2014
Moms. They seem so simple. And yet, much like wild animals, they harbour secret inner worlds. Who knows what’s going on in there? And how do you shop for a women shrouded in mystery? Well, lucky for you, WE know and we’re here to help. This gift guide will lead you to th More  →
The Secret Lives of American Moms (and What to Get Them for Christmas)
Career Wha? The Fashion Designer

Career Wha? The Fashion Designer

By Ashley Brooke RobertsDecember 9, 2014
Career Wha? is designed to give you a little insight into different careers, because lots of teens have no clue what to do in the grownup world beyond “fake it with a briefcase until you make it.” If you have a suggestion for a career ... More  →

The Subtext of Common Holiday Gifts

By Ashley Brooke RobertsDecember 8, 2014
It's that time of year again! A time where one receives a bunch of useless and confusing gifts. After being given a paperweight by your favorite cousin, you might be asking yourself “does anyone know me at all?” Well, listen: they do. They know you ... More  →
The Subtext of Common Holiday Gifts

Real Study Tips Plus Burritos

By Ashley Brooke RobertsNovember 25, 2014
Anytime is exam time if you're a student of the Willow/Jaden Smith school of thought. But if you're like the rest of us, you have some big tests on the horizon, and we want to help anyway we can. So we scoured the Earth in ... More  →
Real Study Tips Plus Burritos

Is the System Rigged? How Can You Beat It?

By Ashley Brooke RobertsNovember 25, 2014
“My standard advice for aspiring writers is to come from a wealthy family.” - T.C. Boyle Listen up! We read a study and, sure, we kind of skim-read it, but we got all the goods from is thanks to a handy-dandy bar graph within. Chiefly, the graph ... More  →
Is the System Rigged? How Can You Beat It?

Career Wha? The Author

By Ashley Brooke RobertsNovember 12, 2014
Career Wha? is designed to give you a little insight into different careers, because lots of teens have no clue what to do in the grownup world beyond “fake it with a briefcase until you make it.” If you have a suggestion for a career ... More  →
Career Wha? The Author

The History of the Ghost Story

By Ashley Brooke RobertsOctober 22, 2014
Here we are: days away from the scariest time of year (besides, of course, February, when the holidaze has passed and we are just, Once again! In the middle of winter, trying to remember a time when we were warm, and No! David, YOU’RE the ... More  →
The History of the Ghost Story
About the Author
Ashley Brooke Roberts

Ashley Brooke Roberts is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor living in Brooklyn. She's a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and can usually be found smiling at random dogs on the street. Follow her on twitter at @AshleyBRoberts.

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