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Ghosts From Around The Wooooorld

By Jason SaenzOctober 31, 2014
Americans love ghosts! We love slimy ghosts, we love friendly ghosts, we love camcorder ghosts, ghosts dolls and ghosts malls, and let's not forget ghostly pottery-making. But today, we thought we'd take a look at how cultures do ghosts outside MURICA. CHINA China has the most expansive ... More  →
Ghosts From Around The Wooooorld

Stuck Digging Graves? You Need a Halloween Pickup

By Jason SaenzOctober 31, 2014
Too scared to ask that special scarecrow out? Asking them out on Halloween is even spookier! (Time out: Here is today's program. There are going to be a lot of puns in this post. You are going to need to embrace them, like you would ... More  →
Stuck Digging Graves? You Need a Halloween Pickup

Died of Embarrassment? You May Return as an Awkward Ghost!

By Jason SaenzOctober 30, 2014
Have you ever been so embarrassed you wished you could just die already? The amount of awkwardness present at the moment of your social death in fact determines how you return in the afterlife. Look at this list of social specters and hope you don't turn ... More  →
Died of Embarrassment? You May Return as an Awkward Ghost!

Love is Frightening: 10 Horror-Related Meet-Cutes

By Jason SaenzOctober 29, 2014
Watch any romantic comedy nowadays and within the first 20 minutes, the two leads will bump into each other in an adorable pratfall that immediately launches them into a swirling and adventurous life together. But how come these meet-cutes only happen during romantic comedies? Why can't they ... More  →
Love is Frightening: 10 Horror-Related Meet-Cutes

10 Topical Halloween Costume Ideas for Halloween

By Jason SaenzOctober 28, 2014
Halloween costumes are more competitive every year (see: Heidi Klum). Sure, you could go as the standard witch, or celebrity, or witchy celebrity (see: Helena Bonham Carter). If you want to really be unique, why not go as a CONCEPT this Halloween. Something topical ripped ... More  →
10 Topical Halloween Costume Ideas for Halloween

16 Reality Shows That Would Be Better Than 16 and Pregnant

By Jason SaenzOctober 21, 2014
MTV just wrapped the fifth season of its hit reality show 16 and Pregnant, but is a weekly rage reel of teenagers dealing with the repercussions of unprotected HND really the best thing to put on television? Couldn't there be something more uplifting and positive ... More  →
16 Reality Shows That Would Be Better Than <i>16 and Pregnant</i>

The Worst Cafeteria Foods Ranked

By Jason SaenzOctober 9, 2014
Cafeterias are notorious for having the worst food in the world. What you need to understand about shopping for a burger, or wet taco, or thing made of corn on the cafeteria line is that you aren't looking for the best burger/wet taco/corn thing, you're ... More  →
The Worst Cafeteria Foods Ranked

29 Ominous Signs Your Careers Counselor Has No Clue

By Jason SaenzOctober 8, 2014
Until sorting hats become a real thing, we are left to determine our futures with little more guidance than aptitude tests (you saw how that worked out in Divergent) and careers counselors. But all careers counselors are not alike. The following present red flags that should ... More  →
29 Ominous Signs Your Careers Counselor Has No Clue

10 Awakenings You'll Have First Semester

By Jason SaenzOctober 7, 2014
Heading off to college is filled with life lessons, but none will be as shocking and UNAVOIDABLE as these 10 here. So buckle up, young freshman. You are about to get some serious credits in the class called Life. 1. You Can Eat Whatever You Like, ... More  →
10 Awakenings You'll Have First Semester

How to Party Like a Philosophy Major

By Jason SaenzOctober 6, 2014
Some people study rocks at university, while others study vertebrate taxonomy, or economics or languages. But SPECIAL PEOPLE study things like "why do I exist?" and "are we all just the dreams of a flying tortoise?" Whether or not you're studying philosophy, you can harness ... More  →
How to Party Like a Philosophy Major
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Jason Saenz

Jason Saenz is a writer in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @JasonSaenz!

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