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A Post About Books, Sort Of

11 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick I am completely charmed by Uncovered Classics, a project by writer and designer Amy Collier to celebrate 20th century novels by women. (The project was created in response to Modern Library's dude heavy list on the...Show More Summary

A Loss For Words

13 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek There are approximately seven billion inhabitants of earth. They conduct their lives in one or several of about seven thousand languages—multilingualism is a global norm. Linguists acknowledge that the data are inexact,...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday to the Moonwalk

15 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Yesterday was a national holiday: 32 years and one day ago, Michael Jackson debuted the Moonwalk while performing "Billie Jean." (GOD, I know, how could I forget???) Jackson didn't originate the move, but catapulted it to the mainstream and started a national craze. Show More Summary

The Word I Hate This Week

16 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Do you know what is the most garbage word in the English language? Harmless. Think about it. Or, rather, let me direct your thoughts about the word: it's a Friday night. You (me) are at a nice party with some people you love, some people you like, some people you don't know, and some people who you (I) can't decide on. Show More Summary

Neurotica: Erotica For the Slightly Anxious

18 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Sonia Weiser He pulled me close to him, his hips grinding up against my own. "I promise you," he said. "I'm not into you because you remind me of my mother who was emotionally distant after my father died." I kissed him, my heart pumping furiously now that he had answered one question that had been plaguing me all along. "Are you sure?" I asked. Show More Summary

Ask Baba Yaga: What's the Difference Between Adventure and Destruction?

21 hours agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Taisia Kitaiskaia Transcript after the jump. Dear Baba Yaga, How do I distinguish the need for adventure and change from the impulse to destroy a good thing? BABA YAGA: Only an ill bird wants to destroy its good nest, & ill birds shouldn't fly. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Jenna Lyons

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Tricia Louvar Tricia Louvar is a professional creative sparkplug, a mover of words + ink + paint + sweat. She works, trains, and lives in the Pacific Northwest. 0 Comments

Beverages I Have Loved

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek The best blogger is a well-hydrated blogger. Pictured: Marlo Yarlo "Just Relax" cup, Art Metropole. Tap water. A healthy day of blogging begins with a moderate amount of caffeine and a vitamin-packed smoothie. Pictured...Show More Summary

What Should I Name My Plant?

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Last night, I decided to leave my blogging cave and enjoy a nice walk around my neighborhood. Like an idiot, I "just stopped in" to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's gift shop, and went into a fugue state that only slightly...Show More Summary

Totally Official, Very Earnest, Not-Joking Book Recommendations for the Next Hairpin Book Club

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Let's read to page 50 of each and meet back here in the morning to decide? [Kindle Cover Disasters] 0 Comments

The First Wives Club Franchise

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by The Hairpin We’re going to shake things up a little in this month’s edition of Casting Couch. Instead of simply remaking a film, we’d like to present the case for a hypothetical franchise. We all know and love The First Wives Club (with the exception of Jazmine, who has not seen this or literally any movie ever). Show More Summary

Teenage Bedrooms on Screen

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Thank you, Tracy, for sending me this Tumblr scrapbook of teenager's bedrooms in movies. As someone who still has posters taped to her wall (with really nice washi tape, but: still) and who still enjoys a good slammed-door...Show More Summary

"Sound The Sexy Alarms"

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE airhorn but like, a sexy airhorn Lola Pellegrino and Krista Burton have blessed us with the third instalment of their excellent series, "The Sex Crylebration." It's funny and sweet and a little weird and arousing in unexpected places, just like…well, you know. Read it!! You'll like it!! 0 Comments

5 Ways to Tell If He's Into You: Kingdom Animalia Edition

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Kate Barss If You're A Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis): Okay, I know how very fine this dude looks: long neck, those rogue-ish horns, but don't rush it. Instead, try casually flirting with him by urinating close to where he's grazing. Show More Summary

Hilary Duff Returns to TV in Brand New Series

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by The Hairpin Sponsors Brought to you by TV Land TV Land’s newest original series Younger, is brought to you by the creator of Sex and the City and stars Tony Award® winner Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar and Miriam Shor. The...Show More Summary

A Poem That I Can Also Say In Dutch Based on Phrases I Learned In Duolingo

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick Hello, shoes! Girls are not weak The weak men drink wine Sorry! I am not paying you You have an important duck We have a few cats The weak sheep sees her No red clothes, please. My orange is not orange. You eat sandwiches. You eat sandwiches. Do you hear the bad men? It is quiet. I have small sheep. Show More Summary

A Dress To Die For

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Katy Kelleher With gifts they shall be sent, Gifts to the bride to spare their banishment, Fine robings and a carcanet of gold. Which raiment let her once but take, and fold About her, a foul death that girl shall die And all who touch her in her agony. Such poison shall they drink, my robe and wreath! Howbeit, of that no more. Show More Summary

Chop Suey, The Game for Girls

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Hairpin pal Amy Rose Spiegel tweeted out this article sometime this weekend and I can't stop thinking about it—it's about Chop Suey, the 1995 video game aimed at girls 7-to-12. It's got everything—the vocal talentsShow More Summary

#WorldsMostTalkedAboutMagazine

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Yesterday Durga emailed Jazmine and I to remind us that it was the one-year anniversary of this piece I wrote; if she hadn't, I definitely would have not remembered, and even if I had, my own conservative estimate would have been that I wrote that approximately ten years ago, because it just feels like so much time has elapsed. Show More Summary

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