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Fangirl Hidden Under Taylor Swift's Sequins Emerges As Joey Tribbiani Takes the Stage

By ShivaniAugust 28, 2015
It's no secret that Los Angeles was a little shinier than usual this summer as Swifties far and wide gathered for Taylor Swift's 1989 Tour/celebrity acquaintance showcase. It was pretty surreal to see Tay welcome to the stage everyone in the verified Twitterverse, from Kobe ... More  →
Fangirl Hidden Under Taylor Swift's Sequins Emerges As Joey Tribbiani Takes the Stage

TSwift's Merch Line Kicks Up Controversy in China

By ShivaniJuly 31, 2015
After announcing a Shanghai stop in November on her 1989 World Tour and dropping news of a fashion line available exclusively to Chinese fans, things seemed pretty normal for Taylor Swift. America's pop princess carried on living her glamorous life, dating her hot boyfriend, giving ... More  →
TSwift's Merch Line Kicks Up Controversy in China

Munchkin the Dog Dressed Up As an Ewok & WE SERIOUSLY CAN'T EVEN.

By ShivaniJuly 23, 2015
In the internet-hype hierarchy, few things rank higher than cute animals and sci-fi. Combining the two usually leaves people squealing and wanting to squeeze things because it's all just too adorable and quirky to handle—which is why Munchkin the Dog is destined for ETERNAL INTERNET ... More  →
Munchkin the Dog Dressed Up As an Ewok & WE SERIOUSLY CAN'T EVEN.

In Defense of Amandla Stenberg's Cultural Appropriation Comment on Kylie Jenner's Cornrow Instagram Pic

By ShivaniJuly 16, 2015
On Saturday, Kylie Jenner shared her new set of freshly braided cornrows to Instagram and ended up eliciting over 150,000 comments and over one million likes. One of these comments was from Amandla Stenberg, aka Rue, aka a beautiful queen blessed with patience and wisdom ... More  →
In Defense of Amandla Stenberg's Cultural Appropriation Comment on Kylie Jenner's Cornrow Instagram Pic

Taylor Swift Gives Us a Master Class on SUMMER-ING LIKE A CHAMP

By ShivaniJuly 8, 2015
Taylor Swift is a CLASSIC overachiever: she was a veritable pop icon by the time she was 15, her post-gym outfits are more beautiful than this gif of Chris Hemsworth touching his hair,  she's broken music industry records that don't even exist yet, and her Nashville hous More  →
Taylor Swift Gives Us a Master Class on SUMMER-ING LIKE A CHAMP

Ed Sheeran Video-Bombs Hoodie Allen's Music Video in Superhero Suit

By ShivaniNovember 5, 2014
White boy rappers are a genre unto their own and Hoodie Allen's latest album People Keep Talking is chock full of the style-blending, genre-bending, and fun frat-boy anthems we have all come to know and love. While there are plenty of hit-single-worthy songs loaded on the album, ... More  →
Ed Sheeran Video-Bombs Hoodie Allen's Music Video in Superhero Suit

Your Essential Back-to-School Playlist

By ShivaniAugust 27, 2014
Pumpkin spice lattes are officially back and your mom is yelling that you're going to be late to school. √Oh summer, let me sing you a song, for you were brief and left only sun-dappled memories and sand in my pants.√ Oh, let us cry ... More  →
Your Essential Back-to-School Playlist

A Journey Through the Hilary Duff Musical Canon

By ShivaniAugust 5, 2014
Hilary Duff's new single, "Chasing the Sun," has been out for a week and reviews have been mixed, as through the majority of her music career. Overall, the song is pretty good; it's catchy and has the breezy summer vibe that singles dropping at this ... More  →
A Journey Through the Hilary Duff Musical Canon

Your Endless Summer Playlist

By ShivaniJuly 29, 2014
HOLD ONTO YOUR SUMMERS, MY CHIPMUNKS. Ignore the registration papers piling up on your table, and hold onto your seersucker hot pants. Fall will have to pry our lemon-limeades out of our cold, dead, sunscreened hands, because we are taking summer ALL THE WAY TO ... More  →
Your Endless Summer Playlist

Flowchart: How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Shorts

By ShivaniJuly 21, 2014
The sun is shining, temperatures are rising beyond 80 degrees, and everyone and their mother is rocking unholy pit stains. The dog days of summer are in full swing, which means walking outside will feel kind of like entering a live action version of Salvador ... More  →
Flowchart: How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Shorts
About the Author
Shivani

Shivani is a blogger and college student living in Miami, Florida. She’s usually rocking a serious topknot and always trying to realize her life’s ambition of getting her own reality show. In her spare time she blogs about boys, school, and makeup on www.missaluru.wordpress.com. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @padmashiv.

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