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A Letter to My Future Daughter

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick Hello my sweet baby girl, You are still several years away from existing, but I am positive will exist someday. Maybe it boils down to my woman’s intuition, or to that psychic I consulted with this morning (for the first and last time, I might add. Show More Summary

Cameron Esposito and the Business of Being Herself

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Philip Stamato Cameron Esposito is honestly hilarious and hilariously honest. She is vest-obsessed and unbeatably upbeat. These characteristics make for a live comic performance you'd be hard-pressed to find elsewhere, and lucky for us, it translates beautifully to her latest album Same Sex Symbol (out tomorrow). Show More Summary

Nickelodeon's Diversity "Problem" Is That It Likes Diversity

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Let's start today with a million praise hands emojis to Flavorwire's Pilot Virulet, who managed to stomach an entire interview with Mathew Klickstein, the author of SLIMED! An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age,...Show More Summary

Assimilation #1

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Tova Benjamin I love your non-Jewish body I love your spine Which bends over me In a way that is Especially non-Jewish And your cock With its exposed unblessed skin And your eyes Which are the most goyish of all Especially when they’re...Show More Summary

Inside the Silly, Dark, Intelligent Tweets of Molly Hodgdon (@Undeadmolly)

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jenny Nelson Molly Hodgdon lives in Vermont. She’s currently in grad school studying criminology and is a contributing writer for Rifftrax. On Twitter, Hodgdon goes by the name Molly Manglewood, or simply @undeadmolly. Her tweets meld the macabre with observational humor and silliness. Show More Summary

They Don't Make Commercials For Teen Magazines Like They Used To

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek If anyone knows what it's like to be a teenage Angelina Jolie, trying to navigate adolescent pressures such as friends and guys and drugs and jobs with only a beloved copy of YM Magazine to guide her, it's David Fincher. Above is his 1994 television commercial for Young Miss. 0 Comments

Our Vanilla-and-Guilt-Flavored Real Estate Fantasies

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Ester Bloom and Meaghano Ester: Hello! Meaghan: Hi! Is real estate the theme of the day today? Ester: Well, I just got done doing “Good Enough Homes & Destinations,” so I’ve been slobbering over houses far, far away. Also I have a...Show More Summary

I Mean, Aren't We ALL Searching for a Man Named Penis?

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek AMIRIGHT, ladies?!? Thank you thank you I'll be here all week. 0 Comments

Weekend Roundup and Open Thread

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Happy one month anniversary, you guys! We got far this week: celebrated the end of Fashion Month, decried Karl Lagerfeld's faux feminism, checked in with Baba Yaga, went to Lindsay Lohan's stage debut, watched Funny...Show More Summary

'Til Death Do Us Part

3 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek I’ve been telling the same joke for, like, fifteen years. The joke was probably funnier when I was twelve, but it still makes my mother laugh like nothing else: wide-eyed and so serious, I say, “If you really want toShow More Summary

Desperately Seeking Jesse Frederick

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Brianna Goldberg Raise up your juice boxes and Ritz snack packs: it’s a big day for any North American pre-teen who watched television in the 90s. The neon-tinged, family-friendly, Dad-joke-filled block of saccharine sitcoms (also...Show More Summary

Thrashin' Fashion: The End

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Laia Garcia Paris. Paris Fashion Week was upon us and now it's over. Realistically speaking, give or take a few fashion shows in each city, Fashion Week could just take place in Paris and it would be more than enough. Paris is still the center of fashion, and no matter how much we in New York want to that we're the center, we are not. Show More Summary

Ask Baba Yaga: How Can I Be At Peace?

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Taisia Kitaiskaia Transcript after the jump. Dear Baba Yaga, Somebody has built a big house atop a nearby mesa, prominent in my home's landscape. How can I be at peace with this man-made monstrosity looming over the valley? BABA YAGA: Rare...Show More Summary

What Rhymes with Netflix?

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Last night, game-changing, groundbreaking, arbiter-of-the-future-of-TV">Netflix signed some-hit-wonder Adam Sandler to I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only?. Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks. ?Let...Show More Summary

Faux Feminism in Trademark Tweeds

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Meredith Graves Karl Lagerfeld's decision to close this season's Chanel show in Paris with a faux feminist protest march is, in runway terms, possibly the worst political and aesthetic decision since Rodarte presented their Fall/Winter...Show More Summary

View From the Top: Lindsay Lohan in Speed-the-Plow

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Christina Wolfgram I witnessed LiLo’s stage debut from an altitude of ten thousand feet. When I bought my “restricted view” ticket for the opening night of Speed-the-Plow, I wondered what shade of red Lindsay Lohan’s hair would be for her stage debut. Show More Summary

Hugette Clark's Collections

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes …57-year-old Huguette fully embraced her status as a recluse. She refused to leave her apartment aside from occasional errands, and by 1975, had even cut out chauffeured trips, immersing herself completely in her hobbies behind closed doors. Show More Summary

The Hairpin Rom Com Club: Funny Face

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Chloe Angyal Welcome back to The Hairpin Rom Com Club! It’s just like a regular book club, except that your encyclopedic knowledge of Drew Barrymore’s IMDb page might actually come in handy. This week’s movie is Funny Face starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire. Show More Summary

Lessons My Closet Taught Me

4 weeks agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Arabelle Sicardi I just came home from a weekend stranded because two trains caught on fire. Now I am too tired to crawl into bed so I am lying on the floor of my closet. My delicious, walk-in closet, as big as my room, bigger than the studio apartments my friends own. Show More Summary

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