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Career Wha? The Farmer

By Ashley Brooke RobertsAugust 20, 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 Farmer

100 Questions You'll Have to Answer as a Grownup: START ANSWERING THEM NOW!

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJuly 15, 2014
IN FOLKLORE, growing up is all rollercoaster rides and funnel cake 24/7 (which it is, to some degree), but there’s actually a lot of mundane decision-making that has to be done as a semi-dult. ON A DAILY BASIS. That's why we've prepared a list of ... More  →
100 Questions You'll Have to Answer as a Grownup: START ANSWERING THEM NOW!

TGIF! How the Days of the Week Got Their Nicknames

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJuly 11, 2014
Sure, sure, what are “days of the week” if not meaningless names assigned to a seemingly infinite number of sun cycles? Why even have “names,” or “time,” or “posts about ‘days of the week’ on the internet”? Wow. Wow. Wow. So many great questions. We ... More  →
TGIF! How the Days of the Week Got Their Nicknames
The World's Most Dangerous Tribes

The World's Most Dangerous Tribes

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJuly 8, 2014
With their warped hands and squinty eyes, Gamers, whether Pro, Hardcore, or Newbie, are one of the most dangerous tribes in the world. Unlike other tribes on our list, Gamers are most dangerous to themselves. Hours spent playing board or video games have left one of the most More  →

How to Beat Summer's Penetrating Rays

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJune 27, 2014
No, we’re not talking about the piercing, soul twisting stare of your latest crush/true love. We’re talking about that big mustard blot in the sky. Oh yeah, you’ve seen her hovering over your head for years, ladies and gentlemen. Our next guest needs no introduction. ... More  →
How to Beat Summer's Penetrating Rays

20 Reasons We Love John Green

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJune 19, 2014
He created the entire Nerdfighter movement to rid the world of suck and make things more awesome. He is an unabashed sook-bag. He created GUS. He found a way around existential dread. He managed to write a cancer book that wasn't about cancer. He cares ... More  →
20 Reasons We Love John Green

Where Do Banned Books Go? Conspiracy Theories

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJune 4, 2014
Pop quiz: What do Invisible Man, Howl, and Leaves of Grass have in common? Besides how rad you look reading them in public… Yes! At one time or another, they’ve been officially banned books. So many greats books have been censored by school districts, churches, ... More  →
Where Do Banned Books Go? Conspiracy Theories

30 Great Things to Do With Your Diploma

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMay 30, 2014
Woo-hoo! You did the IMPOSSIBLE! You graduated! Every single person in your life said you'd never be able to, that it was an absolutely unattainable goal, but you proved them all wrong! You, yes you! And now, what do you get? What do you receive ... More  →
30 Great Things to Do With Your Diploma

Unspoken Rules for Graduation Day

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMay 23, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES! You did it! You've worked so hard, studying the bard, rubbing your belly, eating dining hall jelly, and now your big day is on its way and you need to get spayed! Wait. That doesn’t make sense. Look, we are no Dr. Seuss, ... More  →
Unspoken Rules for Graduation Day

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Hero Cat Tara

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMay 15, 2014
Holy hairballs bark-man, the bravest, strongest, most awesome cat ever saved a little boy from a dog attack on Tuesday. Security footage from a home in Bakersfield, California shows a small child playing in his driveway as his neighbor’s unleashed dog runs around a parked ... More  →
EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Hero Cat Tara
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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