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I'm Never Cooking Again (Not That I Ever Cooked Much to Begin With, So There's Been Very Little Change)

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Here's me when I came across Sarah Miller's article on a recent morning. Title: Why Cooking Sucks Wait, yeah, cooking actually does suck. Down with cooking! I identify with this. Let's start reading. A few weeks ago I made dinner. Wow. Show More Summary


3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Alice Bolin Rihanna on a rooftop overlooking downtown Los Angeles. Blue washes dusty to baby above the city, white sunlight smearing yellow air, static like the radio. The day is a tarp clothing the city. The pink is unbelievable....Show More Summary

Online Shopping Is the Devil, and I Won’t Do it

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Megan Reynolds I don’t really buy much online, though I always intend to start. It’s on my mental to-do list of things I should do to save money, like doing my own laundry instead of dropping it off, or cooking every single meal at home. Show More Summary

Carry That Weight: The Revival of Feminist Performance Art

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Stassa Edwards Mattress Performance: Carry That Weight began nearly five weeks ago. Throughout the performance the artist Emma Sulkowicz, a 22 year-old Columbia University senior, will carry a boxy blue mattress everywhere she goes on campus. Show More Summary

An Interview with Lina Piloplyte, Director of Advanced Style

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes In 2010, filmmaker Lina Piloplyte teamed up with Ari Seth Cohen to create short films of the subjects of "Advanced Style," Cohen's style blog women over 50. The short videos were wildly successful, and after the release...Show More Summary

Items At A Specialty Grocery Store

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick Extra Virgin Olive Oil Mostly Virgin Olive Oil (has done some mouth stuff, but that's it) Waiting Until Marriage Olive Oil Experimented in College Olive Oil Comfortable With Her Sexuality Olive Oil Anything But That...Show More Summary

The Elusive Women

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Natalie Eve Garrett For years, there have been unconfirmed accounts of women leaping and flying across the seas: “We have discovered that women do not just jump out of the water, but have a highly developed flying posture. This finding...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Critique My Dick Pic

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Thursday was the one-year birthday of Critique My Dick, Hairpin contributor Madeleine Holden's attempt to "rid the world of dull, artless dick pics." Thank you, Madeleine, for all that you do; our dick pics can only go up from here. 0 Comments

Weekend Roundup / Open Thread

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes In case you somehow missed it, last Saturday was the 30 year anniversary of the premiere of The Cosby Show, in which everybody discussed Bill Cosby's questionable ethics, the staunch feminism of Clair Huxtable, and the onset of puberty prompted by Theo Huxtable in a tank top. Show More Summary

Excerpt from Dumb #6

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Georgia Webber Georgia Webber is a comics artist living in Toronto, where she is the Comics Editor for carte blanche and the Guest Services Coordinator for the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. Georgia is fundraising to print the finale of her critically acclaimed comics series, Dumb, about her vocal disability. Show More Summary

Scenes from My Dentist's Life Right Before My Appointment

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes 1. My dentist enters a room, walking past a dental technician pouring himself a cup of coffee. "Hey." "Hey." "You know what would be funny?" "What?" "Drills." 2. My dentist, on the subway to work, with a bunch of her...Show More Summary

I Would Have No Pubes If I Were Truly In Love

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jenny Zhang This I know This I am sure of he only non-white person at the poetry reading was totally related to me I don’t call anything a dream your primeval stink really gets me I think fucking is P in V but later my mom tells me...Show More Summary

My Beautiful Dark Tinder Fantasy

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Sarah Beller You go on Tinder while aboard a ferry and you match with the ferry captain. You go on Tinder when it’s just you and a beautiful woman in an American Apparel dress in an elevator and she’s on her phone too and you match...Show More Summary

Thrashin' Fashion: Baring All

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Laia Garcia After London comes Milan, and while a lot of the bigwigs show there (Prada! Versace! Gucci!), it can generally feel like a snoozefest. Milan is known as the city of glamour and excess, I guess, and if you looked through the collections you certainly noticed. Show More Summary

This Is Not A Mitford Eulogy

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick Yesterday, the last surviving Mitford sister, Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire passed away at the age of 94. If you don’t know who the Mitfords are, ALLOW ME TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE (or, let Nicole change your life...Show More Summary

Derek Jeter Saved My Family

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Elizabeth Taddonio My dad is a huge Yankee fan. In order to understand this, you need to know that my dad is the kind of person who picks a few things to really like and then he likes them obsessively. My dad likes three things more than anything else in the world: Datsun Z Cars, old episodes of Superman and Star Trek, and the New York Yankees. Show More Summary

Smells Like Teen Spirit

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek I've had a theory for awhile that the greatest American fashion designers must, as a rule, be born and raised outside of the United States. I don't mean "greatest" in terms of actual greatness, because that is subjective,...Show More Summary

Ask Baba Yaga: What Is Missing?

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Taisia Kitaiskaia Transcript after the jump. Dear Baba Yaga, I feel like I'm forever missing something inside myself. With people, without people, wonderful job, jobless. I always feel like there's a gaping hole. What is missing? BABA...Show More Summary

10 Hot Similes For Your Romance Novel

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Monica Heisey Want to make as much money from writing as successful and wealthy authors E.L. James and Danielle Steel? Looking to turn a new generation of readers on…to reading? Just very horny and need to get it onto the page before...Show More Summary

On a Mission to Solve America’s #GirlProblems

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by The Hairpin Sponsors Brought to you by Garnier Fructis. Women know that there are real problems and then there are #GirlProblems. Those relatable and hilariously true problems women talk about everyday on social media: the pain of...Show More Summary

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