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3 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes This image is not not a subtweet to the internet this week. ¯\_(?)_/¯ In case you spent too much time re-watching the new Kanye video and forgot what happened this week (me), let's review: we mourned My So-Called Life,...Show More Summary

Kalpna Patel, What's Actually In Your Bag Right Now?

4 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick Kalpna Patel is a Toronto-based craft genius and installation artist who can do more things with a sheet of construction paper than is dreamed of in your reality. She is responsible for elaborate handmade window displays, including this one and this one. Show More Summary

Not The Way White Girls Do

7 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Fariha Roisin Girls of color don’t have films made about them. Especially not in the way white girls do. There’s no Mean Girls featuring a black co-lead, or a Ten Things I Hate About You where the Stratford sisters are Hispanic. There...Show More Summary

Susan Miller's 2015 Predictions for Our Most Important Celebrities

10 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek As a Gemini, in 2015, Mars will light Kanye's house of honors, awards and achievement for the first time in two years, from Jan. 12 through Feb. 19. That will be a very critical and favorable time for Kanye to launch a new venture or album. Show More Summary

What Is It, Jessica Williams Day?

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes If so, I'm ok with that. Here she is in Cosmo: How has your feminism affected your dating life? A lot. I can be pretty harsh and judgmental. I'm a very harsh and judgmental person. I like morals, right and wrong, I like to see things in black-and-white when I can, so I will hold a lot of guys to an impossible standard. Show More Summary

Mean Emojis: Coming Soon to a Phone Near You

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Gabrielle Noone Gabby Noone is a writer and student majoring in The Cheesecake Factory menu. She lives in New York. 0 Comments

Kanye West, "Only One"

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek What huh no I don't know these aren't tears there are absolutely no fluids exiting my eyeballs at this moment I mean how do I know that you're not crying oh God I gotta go. 0 Comments

Ask Baba Yaga: How Do I Form Female Bonds?

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Taisia Kitaiskaia Transcript after the jump. Dear Baba Yaga, I used to have a lot of women friends, though recently I've drifted from many of these friendships. The microaggressions, displays of dominance, insults, and general toxicity has really started to get me down. Show More Summary

Unofficial Official Hairpin 3.0 Book Club: Watch The Movie

2 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick I don’t watch very many movies. I like sitcoms, and books, and not much in between. I find I have a terrible attention span when it comes to movies; I blame the Internet. The only movies I remember from 2014 are Tammy and the last Hunger Games one. Show More Summary

The Best Time I Had Bed Bugs While Housesitting For Someone Else

2 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Monica Heisey I was very sure it was not bed bugs. I was so, so sure. In fact, I knew it was not bed bugs because I had done some extensive googling and cream buying and had gone to the doctor and decided what it really was was an...Show More Summary

Who Should We Listen To?

2 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes This summer during the Transom Traveling Workshop on Catalina workshop, I produced my first public radio piece. While writing my script, I was suddenly gripped with a deep fear about my ability to narrate my piece.Show More Summary

A User's Guide to Raising Your New Puppy While Remaining Sort Of Sane

2 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Annamarie Tendler and Kathleen Hale 1. First of all, your puppy is an idiot. 2. Give the puppy a name that reminds it every day what an idiot it is. We recommend: Grandpa Pajamas, Mrs. Boob, Waffles. 3. Your puppy is a coldhearted idiot. Show More Summary

"The smoke from this plant causes a brief state of euphoria, immediately followed by permanent insanity."

2 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes This anti-pot propoganda video "from the 1970s" promises to tell you The Blunt Truth about marijuana, and, guys, I think it's something you really need to hear. 0 Comments

Jessica Pratt, "On Your Own Love Again"

2 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Jessica Pratt's second album was released yesterday and I like it very much—I think you would like it too! I also liked her interview with Stereogum yesterday, particularly this part: STEREOGUM: It sounds like there’s a lot of room on the record for people who are off on their own or difficult to be in relationships with. Show More Summary

Things I Would Like To Own, Please and Thank You

3 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek I will gratefully accept this gift should anyone be looking for a material way to prove their love for me. Suggested occasions: my birthday, Valentine's Day, a particularly shitty Tuesday, Favorite Blog Editor Day (which is not yet a thing because Barack Obama won't answer my letters but I am optimistic about our chances), bribes, etc. 0 Comments

7 Things A Man Only Does If He’s Serious About You

3 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes 1. He just wants to cuddle. “No, I think that catching up on Parks and Recreation and finishing a three-year-old scarf is a great way to spend the night!! Jazmine, I'm serious. :)” 2. He plans ahead. “So if we eat a...Show More Summary

Welcome to Fourth Wave Coffee

3 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jamie Lauren Keiles Hello! Welcome to Fourth Wave Coffee. My name is Sternum and I’ll be your barista, but you can call me big poppa, Dr. Freud, Mrs. Robinson, or any other nickname that makes you feel warm inside. Warm like our coffee. Here...Show More Summary

How a Legal Secretary Who Paid Off $38,000 in Debt Does Money

3 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Nicole Dieker Alison (not her real name) is a 27-year-old legal secretary who lives outside of Philadelphia. ND: So, Alison, tell us a bit about your finances. Alison: Well, I'm 27 years old and I'm a legal secretary, which is both...Show More Summary

"Hm Yes Good Point, Scientists, But Have You Considered: It's Really Cute?"

3 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek I have some exciting news to share today!!!! — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) January 26, 2015 Oh yeesh. Remember last week when I was in a good mood? I was so young and innocent and pre-Mercury-retrograde backShow More Summary

Would You Rather…

4 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick …read my 6000 word hot take on the latest episode of a certain cable television show, or see pictures taken by an underwater photographer caught in an all-encompassing majestic swirl of a shit storm streaming out of a bus-sized sperm whale? Same. 0 Comments

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