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13 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Alan Hanson and Hallie Bateman Recurring Arrival Delusion An endless thought-loop, regardless of how many times it is proven incorrect, dedicated to the idea that each and every train in the city is running perfectly fine—except for yours. Show More Summary

Looking Back At The Screen: The First Annual Appalachian Queer Film Festival

14 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Erica Lies The way the Appalachian region sits in the popular imagination, it’s the last place anyone would expect to find a film festival celebrating queer identity. But in the same month that West Virginia—the only entirely Appalachian...Show More Summary

Real Rockin’ Beauty With the Pierces and Rimmel London

16 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by The Hairpin Sponsors Brought to you by Rimmel London In this video, Rimmel London showcases the inspiration behind The Pierces’ beauty, style, and music, and celebrates what it means to rock beautiful lashes on and off stage. TheShow More Summary

If Chain Restaurants Had Astrological Signs

17 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Gabrielle Noone Cancer: The Olive Garden When you're here, you're family! But even if you're not, that's okay, because Cancer’s extreme need for emotional stability and fear of change will force you to stay, eating endless salad and...Show More Summary


18 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Nicole Dieker My voice isn't adequate for this conversation. But I can't ignore it. So here's what I've got for you today. "It’s tough to believe in anything other than the present when you’re forced to fight for every inch of ground you’ve got; it’s harder still when you’ve got to question most of your interpersonal interactions. Show More Summary

Michael Brown: May 20, 1996 – August 9, 2014

20 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Everything that could've been said has been said; everything that could've been done was avoided. Last night, Michael Brown was put on trial for his own murder. You will hear me repeat this a lot: what age is a black boy when he learns he's scary? Millions learned last night. Let's focus on the good. Show More Summary

Gilmore Dogs

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Lili Loofbourow Emily Gilmore has just taken off her skirt and escaped the basement through the window. Richard has followed her outside. Lili Loofbourow creepily photographs dogs. 0 Comments

Famous People It Took Me Way Too Long To Realize Are Not the Same Person

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick Pamela des Barres & Pattie Boyd: I thought that one woman had just slept with a whole lotta rockstars. No judgement; I respected her. 2. Alan Arkin & Alan Alda: One seems grumpier than the other, but I can never remember which one that is 3. Show More Summary

Remembering Mike Nichols the Performer

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Ramsey Ess As you no doubt already heard, yesterday marked the passing of a man the media has aptly named an “entertainment icon” by the name of Mike Nichols. Mike earned his icon status by performing just about every major task one can perform in the modern creative arts, working as a comedian, a director, a producer, and a writer. Show More Summary

The Best Time I Dropped Out Of College (Twice)

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Sarah Nicole Prickett I dropped out of college the first time in a bright kind of fall. The college, because I’m Canadian, was actually called university, and the university was of Western Ontario, a great, big, unevenly beautiful school at which both of my parents had matriculated. Show More Summary

Fathers Head To The Kitchen

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Mr. Kreisberg is a freelance copy writer, a husband and a father. He is also a member of what he and other men describe as an often overlooked portion of the population: the growing number of working dads who cook. “We do a lot more than barbecue,” Mr. Show More Summary

Weekend Roundup / Open Thread

4 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Hell yeah fucking right today's weekend roundup post is a photo of Gushers. We've been talking a lot about self-care around these parts lately; I have a few things I do when I need to recharge, but lately it's beenShow More Summary

How To Write An Email

4 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Mary Beard knows everything about everything, so if she says she knows the right and wrong way to send an email, I believe her. I have to say that, despite what I have just said, I actually prefer those emails which are...Show More Summary

Men Explain Cars To Me

5 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick In the summer of 2011, a friend convinced me to try make a profile on OkCupid. I filled my profile with jokes because I wanted project a certain personality: “haha look how not seriously I am taking this, I am a carefree and fun girl, please date me.” When OkCupid asked what I spend a lot of time thinking about, well. Show More Summary

The League of Ordinary Ladies: How Was Your Summer?

5 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Esther C. Werdiger Previously: The Fishwife With the Sleeve Tattoo Esther C. Werdiger writes, draws, and produces the music podcast Sounds Ace. 0 Comments

Animal Farm, But Worse

5 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes This is FAST Corp.?—?the acronym stands for Fiberglass Animals, Shapes, and Trademarks?—?one of the country’s most intriguing and entertaining niche manufacturers. FAST uses these molds to cast large fiberglass statues that have become icons of roadside Americana. Show More Summary

Five Things Guaranteed to Turn Him On

5 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Lauren Bans Has this happened to you before? You're pumped and alive and you reach for your guy and he's just… dead. Lucky for you, this can be resolved easily. Follow these simply steps to have him turned on in no time. 1.) Unless you are absolutely certain he's fully rested, let him lie still for fifteen to twenty minutes recharging. Show More Summary

Ask Baba Yaga: How Can I Create Stability?

5 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Taisia Kitaiskaia Transcript after the jump. Dear Baba Yaga, Ever since I quit a stressful job three years ago, I have been floating between periods of unemployment. Opportunities seem to brush past me, close enough to touch with my fingertips but dissolving quickly. Show More Summary

Looking Back at the Nine 'SNL' Players Who Left Us Too Soon

6 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Megh Wright When Jan Hooks — SNL cast member from 1986-1991 — died at the age of 57 last month, the show truly lost one of its stealthy greats. Like frequent sketch costar Phil Hartman, Hooks's incredible talent didn't need to call...Show More Summary

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