I learned a lot in my first DMR – for example, don’t get wasted and see your movie at 8 PM on the Saturday of opening weekend, unless your end goal is bothering literally dozens of people who don’t deserve it. I took that learning and decided to take a day… [Read More]

Virtual Reality and Lifting the Celebrity Veil

It was unclear why back in March of last year Facebook spent $2 billion to acquire Oculus VR, the company behind the virtual reality gaming headset, Oculus Rift. The popular theory at the time was that Facebook was investing in technology of the future, and would somehow take what Oculus… [Read More]

Saying Goodbye to ‘Parks and Rec,’ TV’s Happiest Comedy

Tonight, probably the most feel-good comedy on TV will air its one hour finale. Parks and Recreation’s seventh and final season has gone by uncomfortably fast, with two new episodes a week and a minimal 13 overall that have quickly tied up most loose ends and set up the final… [Read More]

What I’ve Learned from ‘Say Yes to the Dress’

I am 26 years old and I have never been to a wedding. I have been to four funerals, but no weddings. Four Funerals and a Wedding: The Hannah Teplitsky Story. I don’t even have the correct kind of FOMO because I have no real idea of what I’m missing… [Read More]

Searching for a Bad Boy? Don’t Look in This Year’s “Best Pictures”

When the Academy Award nominations were announced last month, people found plenty of things to be mad about. No Ava DuVernay listed between Wes Anderson and Alejandro González Iñárritu for Best Director. No African-American actors, or female directors and screenwriters, nominated for the first time since 1999. And – perhaps… [Read More]

Celebrity Beefs: Whose Side Are You On?

Whenever my friends fight, I seem to be in the middle of their arguments and I feel obligated to pick a side. Lately, however, it’s been hard for me because my favorite celebrities seem to be getting into fights and I can’t be there for them emotionally during these difficult… [Read More]

2015 (Millisecond Attention Span)

We ask a lot of our readers here at Thelma. 500-700 words is a lot. A lot, a lot, a lot. We live in a world where six second vines, 10 item picture lists, and one-off articles that barely contain anything but sure as heck get clicked reign supreme. For… [Read More]

Using Drake Lyrics as Photo Captions Part 2

Yesterday I described how Drake’s lyrics work particularly well as Instagram and Snapchat captions. Here is Part 2 in which I break down the rest of the lyrics in If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, in order to find the best potential captions. Visit Part 1 and add me on Snapchat: andy_verderosa… [Read More]

Using Drake Lyrics as Photo Captions Part 1

With his new mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, Drake has provided the world with 17 new songs to consume, digest, and vomit back into original content. For me, each of these tracks are a treasure trove of lyrics that I can use as Snapchat and Instagram captions…. [Read More]

What Has Turd Ferguson Been Up To?

The SNL 40th anniversary special was Sunday night and it was a reminder that if you take all of the most entertaining people on the planet and put them in one building, you have a puncher’s chance of making a few hours of good television. Of all the iconic SNL… [Read More]

All The Single Ladies: A Guide for Men and Women

February 14th, 2015 will mark my first Valentine’s Day as a single woman since 2011, so it’s safe to say I’ve been a little preoccupied with the alien feeling of being unattached. While trying to act cooler than I feel has more or less been my M.O. since the age… [Read More]