In an age of social media overload and over-saturation of celebrity culture, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the carefully curated lifestyles of celebrities. We all know Beyoncé’s Instagram will be heavily filtered and edited by a team of image and brand consultants who need to make her life flawless. Luckily there’s a whole slew […]
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Hi, I’m Freckle, 28 years old and I can still get very seriously sad when people online — especially on so-called social media — ignore me. And it embarrasses me incredibly.
A Guide to Snow Days
It’s the winter time in the Northern Hemisphere, so you might be sleeping with your pajamas inside out and praying for a snow day all the days. Are you also an adult without real responsibilities so you can fritter away your snow day in the most wasteful ways possible? Do you even know how to waste […]
The Toxic Good Cause
Years ago, I volunteered for an animal rescue. I adopted my dog from them, they asked for help, and I just fell into it. It was rewarding to help the animals, and I was new to that world. After a while, though, it wasn’t fun.
Tawna Fenske is hilarious. She’s the author I want to hang out with while drinking wine, swapping dirty jokes and digging our toes in the sand.
Ladyblogland pointed me in the direction of some truly phenomenal writing.
Stacey Ballis: the author who enlightened me that authors are nice people!
10 Tips for Successful Crowd Funding
My crowd funding experience began in May of 2012 when a friend and her three children were threatened with eviction from their home after months of inability to pay the rent. I told her that I had seen several people raise money on Tumblr and Facebook by posting their stories with a PayPal link. With […]
I am happy to say that I have finally gotten enough free time to be able to go through my iTunes and cut out all the old music I don’t listen to anymore. When I got to the Ns and started deleting Nelly songs, I was intrigued to remember that I had his old song […]
No, seriously, everything is the worst.
The summer of 2005, I received my second packet of residential life materials for Vassar College. I scrambled through the paperwork and found the sheet that listed my roommate assignments, which I was anticipating since I checked off that I was a night owl who worked best after midnight on the roommate questionnaire. I had […]
I used to consider myself slightly old school for my generation in that up until recently, I never had any “new” technology that all my friends had, because I opted to be the cheap one. While quite a few of my friends pre-ordered the iPhone 5, I was happy with my little slide-out Samsung with […]
Vine – What The Heck Is It?
“You should totally do a Vine for that.” “Did you see what Adam Goldberg is doing with Vine?” “Taco Bell just announced a new taco on Vine… how cool!?!” Vine is the newest word in the social media arena, but what the heck is it?
It’s Time For the Grammar Police To Retire
My pet peeve is “sneak peek” spelled like “sneak peak.” What the hell would “sneak peak” even mean? Hey, who’s that creeping up behind me? OMG, it’s Mount St. Helens!
We are wrapping things up here in the [imaginary, but whatever] P-Mag headquarters. We’ve had a pretty awesome week, and it is time to get this weekend started. I am ready to get chatty all up in this open thread, how about you?