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Ask Baba Yaga: How Do Relationships Survive Mental Illness?

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Taisia Kitaiskaia Transcript after the jump. Dear Baba Yaga, My partner is going through a mental health crisis. It's been about a month now and I feel worn down and exhausted and sad. I love her so much, but when she's hysterical and asking me if I'm going to leave her, sometimes the answer feels like yes. Show More Summary

A League of Their Own

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by The Hairpin Baseball season is around the corner, so naturally we need to consider a remake of Penny Marshall’s 1992 classic A League of Their Own. Apologies to the many talented actors who didn’t make the team, but remember: there’s no crying in baseball. Show More Summary

The Unofficial Official Hairpin 3.0 Book Club: White Girls

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick In last week's open thread, esteemed blogress Jazmine Hughes said, and I quote, "I've got White Girls by Hilton Als on my nightstand just WAITING for me." AND THEN, in the comments, esteemed commentress isabelle bleu...Show More Summary

Precious Emotional Energy, Getting a Haircut, and The Gay Man's Crush-o-Meter

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Lindsay King-Miller Last winter I went to an art museum with my mom and girlfriend. We ran into a lady who frequented my place of work (retail). We'd always been friendly and had known each other (in a work-customer relationship way) for a few years. Show More Summary

These Girls Get It

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes I live in New York, so I see famous people occasionally, but I've always been one to adopt the "oh, who cares" mentality, even if it's someone that I really care about, like Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer from Broad City. Show More Summary

The Fires of Love: A Danny DeVito and Steve Buscemi Erotic Fan Fiction

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Liz Galvao (Previously.) The fire was hot, but some things are hotter than fire. “I can’t believe I picked today to come back to the fire department,” Steve Buscemi muttered, running through the smoky lobby of the Hotel Le Bleu. He’d...Show More Summary

12 Badass Women Authors You Should Be Reading Now

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by The Hairpin Sponsors Brought to you by Open Road Media. There are scores of brilliant women writers worth spending your precious time on. Here we present just 12 of those authors — along with some of the incredible characters they bring to life — in genres ranging from autobiography to suspense to science fiction. Show More Summary

Saving While You're Spending: Self-Care with Meredith Graves

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Fariha Roisin Meredith Graves is constantly inspiring. She’s articulate to a pulse, persistently engaged with her diurnal observations. As an astute Virgo, she can give language to feelings that are so ephemeral, making thoughts tangible. Show More Summary

I, For One, Welcome Our Robot Bloggers

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek "I would rather be a cyborg than a goddess content creator." – Donna Haraway, probably. 0 Comments

Approved Catcalls

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin


Gabby Noone (@twelveoclocke) Talks About Twitter and "Aggressively Glamorous Humor"

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jenny Nelson Gabby Noone is a writer and student based in New York City. She’s a staff writer at Rookie Mag and has contributed to sites such as Buzzfeed, The Hairpin, and The Cut. Noone’s tweets cover topics like pop culture, fashion, and feminism, with her takes often approaching the absurd while at the same time maintaining sincerity. Show More Summary

Tinder Bios

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick "lol just here to see what this Tinder thing is all about." "Hah, I don't usually do things like this." "Not sure what to expect here…" "My friends and I thought this would be a good laugh" "My friends made this account...Show More Summary

A Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Hannah Giorgis When I filled out a 30-day tourist visa upon arrival in Ethiopia, the country from which my parents emigrated over 30 years ago, the man behind the immigration counter smiled as he called me Hannah. Not miss or ma’am...Show More Summary

MIA, "CanSeeCanDo"

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Saturday afternoon emails that simply contain a link to this song; filed under "immediate positive improvements on my mood." 0 Comments

Weekend Roundup / Open Thread

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes LOL!!!!!! This week: Anna was gross, our fathers were philosophers, asked Baba Yaga about our TV habits, interviewed Amber Doyle, learned some Canadian slang, wrote two poems, synchronized our world time, declared a...Show More Summary

If You Could Start Any Rumor About Yourself, What Would It Be?

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Greetings, my dear readers. After six months editing this humble Drake-themed Toronto-sponsored placenta-covered hair accessory site, I have some truths that I can’t keep from you any longer. Here are some things IShow More Summary

Raina Douris, What's Actually In Your Bag Right Now?

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick I met Raina the old-fashioned way: she hosts a radio show on Toronto's Indie88 station, which I would listen to during slow shifts at the bookstore where I used to work. One day, she commented on a mutual friend's...Show More Summary

2 Poems about 2 People Written by 1 Person Who is Trying to be OK

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Sandy Honig 1. crying in central park feels quiet and private because everyone is looking at the sun and the only thing paying attention to me is this squirrel hat keeps throwing nuts at me, I can't see him but I know he's there and...Show More Summary

Smoking a Gold-Covered Joint Filled With Weed Worth $800 An Ounce

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Say word you wouldn't try this too, if given the opportunity. Just to see! 0 Comments

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