How to Destroy Love like a Millennial

If you google “Millennial Dating,” the results are article after article after article about all the problems with it: fear of intimacy, fear of vulnerability, left swiping, ghosting, phubbing… the list goes on and the words get dumber, and it all has to do with how we young folks hide… [Read More]

Drake Songs You Should Be for Halloween

Chances are this Halloween, you will hear at least a few Drake tracks. But why stop there? It’s still October and Drake is still the biggest artist in the world, so don’t just listen to Drake songs this Halloween weekend, be them. That’s right, make a costume out of your… [Read More]

No One Cares if You’re a White Rapper Anymore

I hated the idea of listening to an 8-minute freestyle by a 2015 Eminem, but I’m glad I did. No wonder you scoff at me, it’s still obvious / I’m as off-putting [pudding] as Bill Cosby is.” His bars were crazy. You could tell he was back in his comfort… [Read More]

What We Talk About When We Talk About Meta

In between the soul-crushing self-esteem issues (thanks, puberty) and growing out my hair, then cutting it off, then growing it out again, my memories of middle school are very few and extremely far between. It was a time full of discomfort, exhilaration, and weird body odors that I have deliberately… [Read More]

‘Game of Thrones’ Characters As Things That Are Happening This Spring

Game of Thrones is a cool show. It’s a fine show. I watch it. You probably do too. Did you ever wonder what would happen if you tried to match Game of Thrones characters with other relevant content? I wonder this all the time. But instead of just picking one… [Read More]

Attempting to Rebrand ‘Feminism’ by Many Other Names

I don’t really want to admit this, because it fills me with hot shame and makes my twin X chromosomes shake their little heads in embarrassment but, here it is: there was a time in my life when I readily did not identify as a feminist. I naïvely committed to… [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]

Are Ross and Drake the Same Person?

If Drake is the guy from Tinder you stopped dating after one too many double texts, Ross Geller is the college ex who rings after one too many drinks. Two men, one cloth — a fabric tempered by an excess of emotional sensitivity and longing for love. Ross, we know, was… [Read More]

Falling in Love with Drake, Myself, and You

It might come as a shock to you — it’s shocking to me, at least — that I am currently not dating anyone. I know! I don’t get it either. But the life of a single woman has left me with a lot of free time on my hands that… [Read More]

Fridays vs. Tuesdays: Do You Actually Want to Relate to Music?

As a working adult, I am keenly aware of the differences between the work week and the weekend. It’s practically all I think about. In 2000, when NSYNC released their second album, No Strings Attached, I understood why it being Friday night and having just got paid was a reason… [Read More]