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Three Bone-Chillingly Horrifying Tales of Terror

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 30, 2014
OoooOOooO! Gaze, if you dare, upon these classic tales of HORRIBLE TERROR! Or perhaps TERRIBLE HORROR, in that they are terrible, and unlikely to horrify you. 1. The Hook Once upon a Halloween, on a cold and moonless night—because the moon was occupied elsewhere—a teenage couple, seeking ... More  →
Three Bone-Chillingly Horrifying Tales of Terror

Ask Jono: Help Me Overachieve Less!

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 24, 2014
Hi Jono! First, whatever happened to the rest of Blogging Lord of the Flies? I loved those so much! They were the first article I read by you and I've been a fan ever since! Thanks for saying so, but the comedy of those was kind of ... More  →
Ask Jono: Help Me Overachieve Less!

Ask Jono: Is This Guy My Boyfriend or My Cantaloupe or What

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 22, 2014
Dear Jono, Thanks for being generally awesome. I love your column. Anywho, there's this guy (Winces. SORRY. Cute and original weren't working for me). I met him over the summer at camp, but what we had (have?) was more than just a summer fling. We were at ... More  →
Ask Jono: Is This Guy My Boyfriend or My Cantaloupe or What

Ask Jono: Am I Friend-Zoned, or Mixed-Signal-Zoned, or What?

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 15, 2014
Dearest Jono, I have a few questions that need answering that all pertain to one topic: a member of the male population that I have feelings for. So some background info about this guy: we have been friends for about three years. In fact, in elementary ... More  →
Ask Jono: Am I Friend-Zoned, or Mixed-Signal-Zoned, or What?

Dorm Room Decorating Tips

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 13, 2014
The average dorm room has a lot in common with the average jail cell: blank, featureless walls, furniture that is strictly utilitarian, and a roommate who may very well go insane and stab you at any time. But it doesn't have to be that way! Here are 25 suggestions for making More  →
Dorm Room Decorating Tips

Ask Jono: I Like My Friend's Brother! Or Do I?

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 6, 2014
Dear Jono, So I'm in a bit of a sticky situation. I've recently come to terms with the fact that I have a crush on my friend's brother, and this has caused many problems. My friend's totally indifferent to my liking him, but I'm scared that ... More  →
Ask Jono: I Like My Friend's Brother! Or Do I?

October HORROR-Scopes

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 2, 2014
Boooo, Aries! This is supposed to be a scary ghost sound, not disapproval over your life choices. Halloween is, of course, the highlight of this month; you'll really enjoy it this year if you hit the ground running, because you are faster than little kids, and can easily pus More  →
Brace Yourself for Your October HORROR-Scope!

Ask Jono: Should I Date Someone Just To Avoid Being NBK?

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 25, 2014
I’m reluctant to ask this question, because I figure it’ll just sound like one of those “I’ve-never-even-dated-a-guy-I’m-clearly-worthless-garbage-Jono-please-salvage-my-self-esteem” requests. But that’s totally not what it is. Well, okay, that’s mostly not what it is... let me explain my predicament. I’m going into my second year of ... More  →
Ask Jono: Should I Date Someone Just To Avoid Being NBK?

Ask Jono: I'm Going on a Date; How Do I Make It Platonic?

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 22, 2014
Dear Jono, Let me start by saying I love your column. You always give great advice and your jokes are awesome. But that's not the main reason I'm writing to you. I'm worried that I'm acting like a complete douche canoe to someone, and I want your ... More  →
Ask Jono: I'm Going on a Date; How Do I Make It Platonic?

Ask Jono: I Internet-Stalked a Guy and He Found Out! Nooo!

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 17, 2014
Helloooooooo Jono! I have a confession. I am an amazing internet stalker (I have added internet here so you don't imagine me hiding in dark corners wearing a trench-coat and a big hat). I once found a guy on Facebook that I had spotted at ... More  →
Ask Jono: I Internet-Stalked a Guy and He Found Out! Nooo!