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13 Signs You'll Always Be a Girl Scout, and You Like it That Way

By Chrissie GruebelApril 2, 2014
There’s SO MUCH MORE to being a Girl Scout than the whole cookie madness: for real, being a scout is a whole thing. There are laws to learn. There are promises to remember. There’s a uniform! And if you were a member of an illustrious troop ... More  →
13 Signs You'll Always Be a Girl Scout, and You Like it That Way

Pickup Lines from Adventure Time? Algebraic!

By Chrissie GruebelApril 1, 2014
It’s Datin’ Time. Come on, grab your friends. We’ll go to very distant lands (like maybe Applebee’s)! Guys, if you heart Adventure Time the way the heavens intended you to, then we hope you like getting your minds blown. Your next adventure is: finding that ... More  →
Pickup Lines from Adventure Time? Algebraic!

Hug Your Inner Outcast: Ms. Marvel Creator Sana Amanat Nails Her TEDxTeen Talk

By Chrissie GruebelMarch 19, 2014
New hero alert. AS IF creating Ms. Marvel—the world’s first Muslim-American superhero to have her own series—wasn’t enough, Sana Amanat then has to go ahead and be all brave and inspiring in person, too?! Our Lady of the Lightning Bolt kicks off her recent TEDxTeen ... More  →
Hug Your Inner Outcast: Ms. Marvel Creator Sana Amanat Nails Her TEDxTeen Talk

The Female Heroes We Deserve and Need Right Now

By Chrissie GruebelMarch 7, 2014
And now for something that won't shock you at all: Women aren’t well represented in any entertainment medium. We’re not really in video games. We’re not really in movies. We’re not really anywhere. Right? Are we still shocked by this? Naw, it’s just one garbage ... More  →
The Female Heroes We Deserve and Need Right Now

16 Creepy V-Day Gifts Only April Ludgate Would Love

By Chrissie GruebelFebruary 14, 2014
Wanna get weird for a second? Let’s forget about all the teddy bears and flowers and mini Snickers and heart-shaped breadsticks that the “normal” “store-bought” (and let’s face it—“vanilla”) Valentine’s Day fairy leaves under your pillow. What if instead of all that…things got…dark? And someone ... More  →
16 Creepy V-Day Gifts Only April Ludgate Would Love

7 Non-Embarrassing Love Poems You'll Heart

By Chrissie GruebelFebruary 14, 2014
Like beards and artisan breads, love poems are the cool, throwback way to tell your  main squeeze how much you wanna put your mouth on their mouth! And the best-worst part is, there are so many poems to choose from. And the other best-worst part ... More  →
7 Non-Embarrassing Love Poems You'll Heart

Saw Your Body in Half + 19 More Ways to Stand Out on the Red Carpet!

By Chrissie GruebelFebruary 12, 2014
Gotta face facts—no matter how many times we look in the bathroom mirror at midnight and chant her name, we’re never gonna turn into JLaw. We’re not celebs! It’s ok! Unless…you’re reading this and you actually ARE a celeb. Are you? No, seriously. Tell the truth. ... More  →
Saw Your Body in Half + 19 More Ways to Stand Out on the Red Carpet!

Coping with Regeneration: Learning to Live Without Matt Smith

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 28, 2014
It’s been over a month…why does this still feel so bad?! Why don’t we ever learn not to get too involved?! Human emotions are no good for anyone! If you’ve been watching Doctor Who regularly since its reboot, or since the beginning of time when season ... More  →
Coping with Regeneration: Learning to Live Without Matt Smith

6 More Geek Meccas to Go to Like Now

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 15, 2014
Ladies and Gentlemen, Time Lords and Seekers, LARPers and Gamers—welcome aboard. We’ve planned your next vacation for you. Stow those tray tables and get those seatbacks in their upright positions (or don’t, we never really understood what that was all about anyway)—because here’s an all-new ... More  →
6 More Geek Meccas to Go to Like Now

Origin Stories for 8 Confusing Articles of Clothing

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 9, 2014
Shirt. Pants. Ok, fine. Yes. Understood. But some of this other fashion nonsense? Cocoon cardigan? Ponte pants? Wut. How’d they get so fantastical? Did these pants get bitten by a radioactive spider? Did this cardigan go a photo booth, takes its glasses off and come ... More  →
Origin Stories for 8 Confusing Articles of Clothing