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Blogging Disney: Bambi

By Scott GreenstoneApril 20, 2012
Bambi marked Disney's first environmentally conscious film. (The Little Mermaid was going to be their second, but Walt Disney decided to change the storyline—the fact that Ariel was caught in a tuna net and ground up was deemed slightly too traumatizing for young audiences.) While... More  →
Blogging Disney: Bambi

Odes to Stuff That's Never Been Oded Before

By Rachel KorowitzApril 20, 2012
Any Tom, Dick, or Keats can write an ode about a Greek vase or a pretty bird or some other majestic thing or whatever. But what about all the non-majestic stuff? Doesn't it deserve to be ode-d, too? Ode to... More  →
Odes to Stuff That's Never Been Oded Before

Ask Jono: Making New Friends (Even In Terrible High School)

By Jon_SkindzierApril 20, 2012
Hey Jono! So I have a problem very similar to this girl whose letter you answered a while back.  Only thing is, I’m a high school freshman, not a college one, and I have no friends.  Of course, I have some people... More  →
Ask Jono: Making New Friends (Even In Terrible High School)

The Worst Possible Biopic Castings

By Melissa AlbertApril 20, 2012
In a casting seemingly based solely on somewhat similar facial hair, Ashton Kutcher has been chosen to play Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic about the Apple genius. This begs the question: 1) If we paste our beard hairs on ... More  →
The Worst Possible Biopic Castings

10 Badass Men Of Literature

By Molly HoranApril 20, 2012
When it comes to laughing in the face of danger, superheroes have their special powers (or at least special suits) to back them up—but the badass men of literature have to rely on their wits and their charm. Sherlock Holmes could definitely outsmart Iron Man,... More  →
10 Badass Men Of Literature

Reid Faylor Has a Girlfriend: Spaghettification

By reidfaylorApril 20, 2012
Questions! So many! Let’s answer them! FROM: the_lol_chick If Candace decided that if you wanted to be her boyfriend you had to shave off your beard, get a tattoo that said "I love haters," and adopt a poodle, would you do it or break up... More  →
Reid Faylor Has a Girlfriend: Spaghettification

12 Dating Tips from Famous Nerds

By Eric GarneauApril 20, 2012
We recently hit up the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2)—our favorite Midwest geek convention. Between interviews with well-known comic artists, we took a time-out to focus on another of our favorite topics—how to get cute nerds to fall in love with us. Luckily, there... More  →
12 Dating Tips from Famous Nerds

Four Ridiculish Spring Recipes

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 19, 2012
Spring has SPRUNG, Sparklebutts! At least if you live in the southeastern United States, like me. If you live in the Arctic Circle, hang in there! If you are a food-lover, then part of the joy of this bounteous season is the return of farmer's markets... More  →
Four Ridiculish Spring Recipes

Blogging Barnes&Noble.com's "Must Reads for Teens": Lenobia's Vow

By ContributorApril 19, 2012
You know how stereotypical teenage girls like to online window-shop for clothes? Well, when I’m bored, I like to online window-shop for books. One of my favorite sites is, of course, barnesandnoble.com. The other day I was browsing the “Must-Reads” in... More  →
Blogging Barnes&Noble.com's "Must Reads for Teens": Lenobia's Vow

Adventures in... Water Aerobics?

By ContributorApril 19, 2012
Well, I have officially sunk to a new low—literally! It was an in-ground pool. Some people may ask me why, at the tender age of 18, I decided to engage in an activity that most reserve for their twilight years. I say, why not? When someone... More  →
Adventures in... Water Aerobics?