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#AlexFromTarget's 20 Hottest Pickup Lines

By Chrissie GruebelNovember 21, 2014
When the fires were raging in our souls calling—nay, crying!—out for a hero, Alex from Target emerged from the mist. The light at the end of the checkout line! The plastic bags to our 10 items or less! The shopping cart with four working wheels! ... More  →
#AlexFromTarget's 20 Hottest Pickup Lines

The Internet Tells Us How to Grow Our Hair Longer

By Chrissie GruebelNovember 12, 2014
Hair is a very sensitive subject. We love it. We hate it. We want to sell it and make bank like Fantine did in Les Misérables (well, for a second). It’s complicated. And while we thoroughly endorse the unconditional wanting of what you have in the hair/face/body/mind/soul/life ... More  →
The Internet Tells Us How to Grow Our Hair Longer

100 Things To Do Instead of Your Homework

By Chrissie GruebelOctober 20, 2014
Some people say life is the greatest teacher. Most especially, procrastinators. But there is an argument that rote learning is ineffective in the long-term, and that EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING is a magic tonic that will expand your brain. But what should you experience? Start with this ... More  →
100 Things To Do Instead of Your Homework

8 Ways to Stay Friends With a Party Monster if Staying at Home Is More Your Jam

By Chrissie GruebelOctober 17, 2014
We all have that person in our lives who is basically on a rocket ship to the moon all the time. They’re at parties. They’re at music festivals. They’re at parties happening during music festivals. It’s relentless! Who knew there were so many music festivals!? ... More  →
8 Ways to Stay Friends With a Party Monster if Staying at Home Is More Your Jam

We Turned Your Daily Life Into Clickbait Headlines-What Happened Next Will Surprise You!

By Chrissie GruebelSeptember 19, 2014
We all like to pretend we’re the chubby little baby-kings of our own internet fiefdom, right? Because if we WERE chubby little baby-kings, all the normal stuff we did every day would be documented, put up on the newsfeed, and made to sound super glamorous. ... More  →
We Turned Your Daily Life Into Clickbait Headlines-What Happened Next Will Surprise You!

The 11 Biggest Lies About College

By Chrissie GruebelSeptember 15, 2014
People need to stop. They mean well, but all the suggestions and the grand exclamations and the warnings about college? In the immortal words of Mary Schmich, "Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, ... More  →
The 11 Biggest Lies About College

23 Lines to Make Those People Who Ask "What's Your Major?" Go Far Away

By Chrissie GruebelAugust 28, 2014
If you’re at college, obviously it means you’ve already figured out what you want the rest of your life to look like, right? It makes perfect sense that at 17, you’d be at peace with and ready to go confidently toward your future calling—whatever that ... More  →
23 Lines to Make Those People Who Ask

Real-Life Places That Are Just Like The Hunger Games

By Chrissie GruebelAugust 11, 2014
We might not live in a post-apocalyptic hellscape, but things can get very Hunger Games arena very quickly in everyday life. So how do you survive daily affronts to your freedom? Grab a weapon and spring into action when you find yourself in any of these zero-sum ... More  →
Real-Life Places That Are Just Like <i>The Hunger Games</i>

In Our Dreams: Classes We WISH They'd Offered in High School

By Chrissie GruebelAugust 8, 2014
In high school, the teachers told us over and over again that we would need trigonometry, but we have long since forgotten how sine and cos work and have yet for a hypotenuse to thwart our dreams. What classes would have been useful in place of ... More  →
In Our Dreams: Classes We WISH They'd Offered in High School

Quiz: Are You an Old Person in a Young Person's Body?

By Chrissie GruebelJuly 24, 2014
Remember that Indonesian baby who got really popular on the Internet because he smoked? Clearly not a baby—actually 56 years old. Or Lana Del Rey, who has a three-year-old little girl stuck inside her vocal chords? As it says on the bumper sticker stuck to ... More  →
Quiz: Are You an Old Person in a Young Person's Body?
About the Author
Chrissie Gruebel

Chrissie Gruebel is a bunch of things separated by commas, but more often than not, she’s a writer, comedian, and wearer of too many colors at once. Here she is on Twitter: @chrissiegruebel.

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