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Archived Since:February 4, 2011

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One Big Question: What Makes You Feel Powerful?

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes I recently started a new job (lol hi everyone), and with that came the inevitable question: what are you going to wear on your first day? That's not even close to the most pressing matter at hand—the dress I pickedShow More Summary

Neurotica: The Bookstore

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Sonia Weiser “I’ve always wanted to have sex in a public place,” I said, grinning mischievously. “Oh yeah?” He looked around the stacks of books around us and brushed his hand against my cheek. “Does here work?” he asked. “Wait,” I said. Show More Summary

Excerpts From the May 2015 Vogue, Presented Without Commentary

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick Aymeline Valade is a 30-year-old, arrestingly epicene Frenchwoman whose cheekbones could draw blood and whose modeling mystique has attracted everyone from Nicolas Ghesquière to Alexander Wang—and, now, director Bertrand Bonello, whose new film Saint Laurent, out May 8, features her as Yves's muse Betty Catroux. Show More Summary

"Couple plan to spend £1m EuroMillions winnings indulging their gnomes"

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jaya Saxena Click here to see the happiest photo in the world. May we all find the inner peace Gnome Couple has found. 0 Comments

Miley Cyrus, "Party In The U.S.A."

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek 1. Changed my spellcheck settings to American; 2. Spent a significant amount of time practicing my pronunciation of the word "sorry" (more of an "a" than an "o" sound, apparently) and "about" (kind of with a hidden "ow", I think?); 3. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Guide To Wearing A Jumpsuit

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jaya Saxena Be Marisa Tomei. JKJKJKJKJK. If you learn nothing else from my tenure at The Hairpin, I want you to learn this: jumpsuits are the best item of clothing in the world. Jumpsuits, rompers, playsuits, whatever let me explain. Show More Summary

"So What Does the Exhibit Drake Curated for Sotheby’s Look Like?"

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek And in that sense, Drake is Sotheby’s perfect collaborator. Contemporary art occupies a position strikingly similar to his in the pop cultural matrix: it’s something everyone is supposed to know about, but you’re meant to appreciate it with a certain degree of wariness. Show More Summary

The Boy is Mine

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Casie Brown Three years had passed since I’d looked into his wet brows, perched above an overgrown bush he tugged on, pretending it was his moustache. A spilt circle of merlot triumphantly absorbed just below where he licked me; we usually drank white. Show More Summary

Things I've Almost Written About And Then Deleted

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jaya Saxena Those Coyotes In Queens Are a Metaphor For Our Distance From Nature, Not An "Emergency" Bruce Springsteen: Man of the People, Man of my Heart A Stranger Is Just a Brother You Haven't Met Yet: Vin Diesel Life Lessons How...Show More Summary

Ask Baba Yaga: How Do I Work With Someone I Admire And Despise?

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Taisia Kitaiskaia Transcript after the jump. Dear Baba Yaga, One of my colleagues has no real perception of how his negative and grouchy tone can affect his co-workers. I find him to be an incredibly inspirational person to work with;...Show More Summary

Rihanna, "Hero"

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek Well. Obviously. [via Noisey] 0 Comments

"Boy, Are You.."

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Casey Johnston Boy, are you WiFi? Because if I have to pay for your ass I'm out. Boy, are you Bluetooth? Because you forget about me if I'm more than 20 feet away. Boy, are you USB? Because I always have to try three times beforeShow More Summary

Wanksy is the Only Artist in 2015 That Matters; Long Live Wanksy

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick A mysterious dick pic vigilante who goes by the name of ‘Wanksy’ is spray-painting penises around potholes so that his local council has to come and fill them in. 1 Comments

To See Myself Reflected: An Interview With Jillian Tamaki

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Annie Mok Jillian Tamaki is my hero. She moves like a shark; like a very funny comics-drawing shark. Last year, First Second released the Caldecott Award-winning This One Summer, a young adult graphic novel Jillian created with her cousin, Mariko Tamaki. Show More Summary

New York's Hottest New Dessert Is Clafoumisu

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Jaya Saxena Eater's Dessert Rodeo: Internet joke, or eerie look into the future? For the record I've never had a Cronut. I don't wait on line for nobody. 0 Comments

Prince, "Little Red Corvette"

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek I spent the better part of my morning and the first part of my afternoon trying to do all these adult things, like get my driver's license, for example. Not that I have any plans to drive in the near future. Like lol who would ever let me behind the wheel of a car. Show More Summary

A Satisfying End-of-Relationship Goods Exchange In Three Acts

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Maria Yagoda Characters Maria, the hero Jen, the roommate Bob, the garbage can ACT ONE Maria To refresh: What tone are we striking? Jen Cordial but chilly; needlessly professional; bemused but indifferent; vaguely antagonized; cheerful but disgusted. Maria And if he asks how I am? Jen Busy. Show More Summary

Unofficial Official Hairpin 3.0 Book Club: An Interview With Hilton Als

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick When I announced Hilton Als' White Girls as the new Book Club pick, I promised two things: 1. I would publish a follow-up post on April 15, and 2. it would be something a little more special than a regular discussion...Show More Summary

I never shall be an old maid, because I have elected to be a Girl Bachelor.

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by The Hairpin Sponsors Brought to you by Kate Bolick's bold new memoir, Spinster. Columnist Neith Boyce called herself a Girl Bachelor a century ago, but the debate about marriage and the necessity of settling down wages on. In herShow More Summary

A Return to Babysitting

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Erika Smith I've been a babysitter for more than half my life. I grew up in Hartland, Michigan—a town of about 15,000 people between Detroit and Lansing—and my babysitting career began pretty typically for a suburban kid: I went from...Show More Summary

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