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Dudes, Dress Like This: A Style Slideshow for the GENTS

By Mike BerthaMarch 28, 2013
Remember when you dweebos BEGGED me to do a fashion slideshow for guys? And I was like, "SPARKLEBUTTS, there are exactly 3 dudes reading this site, and one of them is my dad. Why do you want a slideshow about boy pants?" And then I realized that a slideshow about boy pants More  →
Dudes, Dress Like This: A Style Slideshow for the GENTS

The Pre-Prom Checklist for Guys

By Mike BerthaMarch 20, 2013
Prom will probably the highlight of your entire high school career (with the exception of that time you wore that awesome shirt and Gorgeous Claire in AP Lit said you looked "cute," and that other time you caught that third-out pop-up during baseball week in ... More  →
The Pre-Prom Checklist for Guys

10 Bands From 10 Years Ago: Where Are They Now?

By Mike BerthaMarch 19, 2013
Did you know that after we stop listening to them, bands don't actually go away? There's no dusty t closet or island of misfit toys where they just chill until we want to make a playlist for a road trip and decide to break out ... More  →
10 Bands From 10 Years Ago: Where Are They Now?

7 Guys That Taylor Swift Should Totally Date Next

By Mike BerthaMarch 18, 2013
Taylor Swift's romantic woes are all over the Internets. Her struggles of the heart are so topical that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler couldn't help but crack a well-placed joke (or three) about them during the Golden Globes, which seemed to rub T-Swift the wrong ... More  →
7 Guys That Taylor Swift Should Totally Date Next

15 Signs Your High School Sucks More Than Most

By Mike BerthaFebruary 28, 2013
The high school experience is pretty much the same across the country; there's the painfully early first period, those addictive un-baked cookies in the cafeteria, sob-inducing math homework, and a group project or two sprinkled in for good measure. But, unlike people, all high schools ... More  →
15 Signs Your High School Sucks More Than Most

The Dos and Don'ts of Texting Your Crush

By Mike BerthaFebruary 27, 2013
Back in pioneer days, flirting with someone took time. You'd write the object of your affection a letter, strap it to a horse, and mail that horse to the Pony Express (it may have worked differently, but we don't have time to Google it right ... More  →
The Dos and Don'ts of Texting Your Crush

An Open Letter to People Who Use Their Cell Phones at the Movies

By Mike BerthaFebruary 22, 2013
To Anyone Who Has Ever Texted, Talked, or Played Angry Birds on Their Phone at the Movies, For the love of all that is good and pure in this world, I am begging you to cease and desist. Do me a solid and don't even bring ... More  →
An Open Letter to People Who Use Their Cell Phones at the Movies

PDA Is Not OK: An Open Letter to Everyone Sucking Face in Public Right Now

By Mike BerthaFebruary 14, 2013
Dear Couples, Hey, you guys—yeah, YOU guys. Take your hands out of each others' pockets and  listen up: liking another person doesn't give you free reign to assault our eyes with 7-minute hugs and hallway face caresses. Take a five second break from playing tonsil hockey and ... More  →
PDA Is Not OK: An Open Letter to Everyone Sucking Face in Public Right Now

Les Mean Girls Tumblr Is the Reason the Internet Exists

By Mike BerthaFebruary 11, 2013
For months now, you've been unable to sleep, kept up by a taunting fantasy in which your love for the most quotable movie of all time, Mean Girls, is married to your recent obsession with this year's Oscar-nominated musical masterpiece Les Miserables. Well, get ready ... More  →
Les Mean Girls Tumblr Is the Reason the Internet Exists

The Best Video We've Ever Seen: A Pep Talk from the Kid President

By Mike BerthaFebruary 8, 2013
It's winter, which means the sky is gray, apocalyptic snowstorms are the norm, and it gets dark at, like, 2:15 p.m. Suddenly, you find yourself rationalizing the decision to stay under the warm covers for an extra five minutes. Nobody cares if you get out ... More  →
The Best Video We've Ever Seen: A Pep Talk from the Kid President