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TV Guide Listings for ‘The Good Wife’ Spinoffs

6 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Imagining a future where all television is just 'The Good Wife' spinoffs.

One of Those Things Nobody Talks About

8 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

It’s funny, the plans we make for ourselves. We think about college, about our careers. About the new person we’re seeing, our future families, what to cook for dinner. And we rarely stop to think about what happens when those plans don’t work out.

The Brigitte Bardot Makeover

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

She’s so pretty and her hair is always so big and sexy, and I’ve always wondered how to accomplish these things.

The Season of ‘The Good Wife’ Where Grace Florrick Was a Ghost

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

There is only one explanation for Grace's weirdness in the second-to-last season.

The Perks of Herpes

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Before herpes, I didn’t think about my body much. But the virus had jolted me into self-awareness. I ate better. I exercised more. I felt more fragile and powerful and worthy of careful handling than ever. Herpes, oddly, did not turn me into damaged goods. Instead, it became a filter for expendable men in my life.

Beauty Q&A: The Most Beautiful Bright Lipstick in the Land

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

I love how lipstick/stain looks on other ladies. I always have. The unfortunate fact of the matter is that I can’t seem to find one that looks right on me. Makeup has always been a bit of a struggle.

Relax About Bleached Flour Already, It Doesn’t Have Bleach In It

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Chlorine treatment alters the normal rate of starch gelatinization in flour, slowing it in a way that improves gas retention. This allows the batter more time to rise, resulting in super-lofty, fine-grained cakes. Doubling down on that effect, chlorination also raises the temperature of protein denaturation, likewise buying the cake more time to rise. What’s […]

Pink Wines For Spring!

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Spring is ramping up, summer is around the corner, and if you’re anything like me, you’re ready to drink rosé like it’s your goddamn job.

Beauty Q&A: Makeup Brushes and the Pains of Being Appropriately Layered

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

How do I stay warm, not feel like a weeble and not spend an extra 20 minutes putting on pants?

Help, There Are Grease Stains Everywhere!

5 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Grease is the word. It's the word that you heard. It's got a groove, it's got a meaning. Grease is the time, is the place, is the motion. Grease is the way we are feeling.

At the End of an Email, Everyone’s a Valedictorian

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Like most people, you probably stress over your choice of email sign-off more than most people. Everybody calm down. Here’s a guide to help you navigate this treacherous channel of email etiquette.

The Day My Shrink Told Me to Change My Personality

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Lots of us are fucked up -- different kinds of fucked up, for sure, but these invisible people she invoked, they’ve all sat where I sit, on that couch, looking for help. So we’re in this together. Only, the thing we’re in together is, as I’ve always seen it, one of the best parts of my personality. Show More Summary

Wait Till You Get Your Hanes Back On You

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

There’s something extremely pleasurable about buying your underwear in a four-pack, from the same store where you buy your tampons, your razors, your deodorant, and your chapstick.

In the KISS Navy

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Everyone has been furnished with their room key — a swipe card adorned with an image of KISS, which is also your boarding pass on and off the ship, your ticket to the KISS show, and, most ingeniously, your credit card. Well, it’s tethered to your credit card, to be charged on disembarkation. Show More Summary

Why Am I Stuck With All These Questionably Tattooed Manchildren?

last weekHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Why are you spending so much time in bro-forts if it doesn’t make you feel good? It doesn’t even make the bro of said fort feel good to be in the bro-fort and he built the stupid thing out of his childhood fantasies.

No Country For Young Women

last weekHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Saudi Arabia wasn’t an easy place to be a girl or a woman, so a girl becoming a woman had the worst of both worlds.

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