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Cats Are Taking Over Your High School

By Christin GestAugust 26, 2015
Cats are basically the mean girls of the animal kingdom: beautiful, aloof, mercurial, withholding. It always feels like they're doing something cooler than you, and you aren't invited. So it's only natural that one Bubba the cat is allowed his run of Leland High School. That's ... More  →
Cats Are Taking Over Your High School

Hold Onto Your Pearls, Kappas: The New Scream Queens Trailer Is Here!

By Christin GestJune 2, 2015
What’s more terrifying than spotting a centipede in your shower while you’re mid- shampoo, Sparklers? VERY FEW THINGS—but this trailer for Scream Queens is one of them! Scream Queens is the brainchild of Ryan Murphy, the genius behind hit shows like Glee (PLEASE DON’T LEAVE US WE WILL ... More  →
Hold Onto Your Pearls, Kappas: The New <em>Scream Queens</em> Trailer Is Here!

Feelings Are AmaZAYN: Why Being Sad Over Zayn Malik Is OK!

By Christin GestMarch 30, 2015
Today marks day five of the post-Zayn Malik One Direction-era and we are still mourning the future absence of angelic high notes in our favorite 1D songs. Amid the internet snark, we're here to wrap you and all your little things up in a cocoon of love ... More  →
Feelings Are AmaZAYN: Why Being Sad Over Zayn Malik Is OK!

If You Meet Any of These Hunks, This Is What to Say IRL

By Christin GestJuly 24, 2014
By some cosmic force, you've just stumbled headfirst into one of the following heart-throbs. What do you do? First, you thank the cosmos for aligning your stars and your orthodontist for aligning your teeth. Second, you thank Tumblr for preparing you for the biggest moment of ... More  →
If You Meet Any of These Hunks, This Is What to Say IRL

How to Deal When Your Friends Ditch You for a New Crowd

By Christin GestJuly 23, 2014
You've been having a great time this summer hanging out with your BFF's re-watching all of Battlestar Galactica, creating a super hybrid ice cream flavor by mixing six pints of Ben & Jerry's together (droooooool), and talking about what it would be like to date Ansel Elgort ... More  →
How to Deal When Your Friends Ditch You for a New Crowd

Signs You're Stalking Too Hard (Eeep)

By Christin GestJuly 21, 2014
We know how it is when you have a new crush—you spend hours and hours listening to Ed Sheeran/Taylor Swift/Sam Smith and going through online archives of everything your crush has ever done. Photos from a pool party when they were 12? Check. The day they ... More  →
Signs You're Stalking Too Hard (Eeep)

Girl-Centric Video Games We'd Like to See

By Christin GestJuly 8, 2014
GAME ON: According to The Mary Sue, the portion of female game developers has increased to 22% of the total (from 2009-2014), with androgynous and transgendered developers making up a solid 2% as well! (CAN WE GET AN AWW YIS?!) Since there are more women making ... More  →
Girl-Centric Video Games We'd Like to See

Is "Like a Girl" an Insult? These Girls Don't Think So

By Christin GestJuly 2, 2014
"YOU THROW LIKE A GIRL!" "YOU RUN LIKE A GIRL!" "GIRLS HAVE COOTIES!!!" Okay, so maybe that last one was an insult your six-year old cousin you see at holidays would spurt out when you give them a kiss hello, but the first two statements present a problem ... More  →
Is "Like a Girl" an Insult? These Girls Don't Think So

8 Counter-Culture Books You Need to Read Before College

By Christin GestJune 27, 2014
You've probably checked Catcher in the Rye and To Kill a Mockingbird off your mandatory-but-actually-enjoyable reading list. They're both books that challenge our idea of the status quo (status quo: the toast-eating, Hyundai-driving, boring-job-having center of "normal" More  →
8 Counter Culture Books You Need to Read Before College

So, You Still See a Pediatrician: Here's How to Look After Your Health as an Adult

By Christin GestJune 26, 2014
Does your doctor's office have a mural of circus animals on the wall? Do you still get Care Bears stickers when you get vaccinated? Do you spend your time in the waiting room trying to solve a complicated BEAD ON CRAZY WIRE apparatus? It might ... More  →
So, You Still See a Pediatrician: Here's How to Look After Your Health as an Adult
About the Author
Christin Gest

Christin Gest is a 25 year old graduate student at Brooklyn College. She loves CW shows, writing pop star fan fic, and can eat 40 pizza rolls in one sitting. Follow her on Tumblr at ihateeveryonediediedie.tumblr.com

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