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Weight Loss Secrets (Everyone Knows But You)

You can’t pretend this isn’t happening. Those electric heaters on the L platforms have finally stopped even attempting to work, which means it’s time to dump the winter weight. If you’re like me, then you use winter as an excuse for [more]

April 11, 2014 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words

Inside the Pothole Coverup

It’s almost a cliché at this point. You’re cruisin’ down Willowlane Road in downtown Chicago, the icy-cold wind in your hair, headin’ to get some classic Lou Malnati’s deep dish pizza (classic downtown Chicago!), when all of a sudden… Boom. [more]

January 17, 2014 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy
black friday

The Pagan Origins of Black Friday

Get your tasers ready, because today is Black Friday! For those of you who don’t know what Black Friday is, it is a most holy day where mothers and aunts everywhere pop a couple of post-Thanksgiving Alka-Seltzers and head to [more]

November 29, 2013 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words

Engaged! Advice for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Sound the trumpets! Alert the minstrels! Roll out the leopard-print carpet! For Kim Kardashian and Kanye West (#KimandKanye) are TO BE WED!!! While some of us (the internet, my mother, Kris Humphries) are a little too eager to judge and [more]

October 22, 2013 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words

How To Be Just Like Your Very Best Friend in 10 Easy Steps

by Jessica Sanders, age 11 ½ (as dictated to Kristina Felske, age 24 5/6) Sometimes it’s hard to be chill/nice/fun when your BFF is the coolest in school. It is v impotent to try to be more like your cool [more]

September 10, 2013 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words

7 Epic (Non-) Game of Thrones Spoilers

If there is one thing I learned after last week’s Game of Thrones‘ epic-sode “The Rains of Castamere,” it’s that PEOPLE LOVE SPOILERS!  So, just in case you want some dirt on what happened in last night’s finale so you can [more]

June 10, 2013 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words

A Working Girl’s Letter to LinkedIn

Dear LinkedIn Corporation, I am writing to you today to inform you of how outraged I am regarding your recent decision to alter the language of your user agreement, thus expressly prohibiting users from promoting escort services and prostitution on [more]

May 23, 2013 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words

9 Things That Lasted a Shorter Amount of Time Yet Are Far More Interesting and Important Than Randy Jackson’s 12 Years on American Idol

Randy Jackson recently announced his retirement from American Idol after twelve rather unmemorable seasons. Here are 9 things more interesting and important than his entire TV tenure. 9. The Black Plague Pandemic Although the Plague technically originated in the late [more]

May 14, 2013 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words

Missed Connections From the Apocalypse


April 26, 2013 By: Kristina Felske, Comedy, Words