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Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Talk to My Introvert Crush?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 9, 2016
Dear Auntie, I am an introvert, but I love people. Despite my severe social awkwardness, I've managed to make a bunch of friends.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Talk to My Introvert Crush?

The 9 Stages of BLARGH Before a First Date

By Maddy AaronNovember 30, 2015
It’s finally happening. Either through sheer luck, weeks of unrelenting stalking, or ACTUAL DARK MAGIC (sorry, Dumbledore), you’ve got yourself a first... More  →
The 9 Stages of BLARGH Before a First Date

Forget That Nerd Professor X: Which Avenger Was Most Awkward in High School?

By Josh PeriloOctober 9, 2015
This may prove to be the Rorschach test for all Geeks. Will who you pick reveal a deep, dark secret about your... More  →
Forget That Nerd Professor X: Which Avenger Was Most Awkward in High School?

Josh Gondelman Shares Secrets From "You Blew It"-The Embarrassed Person's Handbook

By Janet ManleyOctober 5, 2015
What happens to the congenitally awkward after the high school gauntlet is run? They either a) get less awkward, or b) become... More  →
Josh Gondelman Shares Secrets From "You Blew It"-The Embarrassed Person's Handbook

The Arguments for and Against Kiss Cams

By Janet ManleySeptember 23, 2015
Things are happening up in Syracuse, where university administrators have banned the kiss cam from games after a student wrote... More  →
The Arguments for and Against Kiss Cams

7 Lessons for Surviving a Fail, Illustrated by K-Pop

By Janet ManleySeptember 10, 2015
When you're in the midst of a mortal #fail, it can be hard to believe there will be an afterlife, socially speaking.... More  →
7 Lessons for Surviving a Fail, Illustrated by K-Pop

10 Things to Say in the Dreaded Class Introductions

By Christi ChielloSeptember 8, 2015
You’re back at school. Already. NoOoOOoOoO!  It feels like just yesterday you threw your loose sheets of paper in the air, ran... More  →
10 Things to Say in the Dreaded Class Introductions

THE AWKWARD GAMES: Ever Heard of a Three-Person Slow-Dance? + HAD ANY WEIRD DREAMS LATELY?

By Page SchumacherApril 17, 2015
In the field of awkward proms, only one can be the victor. This week, the crown goes to Bellatrix_D_Granger, whose... More  →
THE AWKWARD GAMES: Ever Heard of a Three-Person Slow-Dance? + HAD ANY WEIRD DREAMS LATELY?

How NOT to Accept Compliments With Grace

By Rebecca Jane StokesMarch 9, 2015
When you are a deeply awkward person, tasks that are easy for others are slightly more challenging for you, from handshakes ("OHNO... More  →
How NOT to Accept Compliments With Grace