8 Reasons Why Alabama Is Great Despite All The Embarrassing Stuff

When Alabama is mentioned in the national media, it's usually in the form of racist sorority girls and weird horse stuff. As someone who has spent most of their life in Alabama, however, I can say that what this state has in unironic bigotry it makes up for with beautiful landscapes, fierce pride, and a … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Alabama Is Great Despite All The Embarrassing Stuff

5 Quick, Affordable Halloween Costumes for the Once-Enterprising Millennial

Halloween is coming up and you're broke as hell but still wanna boast a unique, clever costume. Don't worry - I've got you. Here are 5 Halloween costume ideas guaranteed to make you the hit of the party you'll regret attending after too many vodka cranberries cause you to sleep with Kylo Ren. 1. A … Continue reading 5 Quick, Affordable Halloween Costumes for the Once-Enterprising Millennial

I Told You So: A Story of Puberty, Cole Sprouse, and Vindication

When I was twelve, I was an odd duck.We sort of already touched on this before, but there are some things that I haven't been willing to admit, especially on such a public, permanent platform. Things that very few people in my past know, thanks to the fringe benefits of being a military brat who … Continue reading I Told You So: A Story of Puberty, Cole Sprouse, and Vindication

Belinda Blumenthal vs. Wonder Woman: Who is 2017’s Foremost Feminist Icon?

© DC Comics It's a monumental period for women's representation in the media. Rey and Jinn from Star Wars, the ladies of Game of Thrones, the cast of Hidden Figures, Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor. This influx of well-written, inspiring women is awesome and long-awaited, and yet none of them are quite as vital, quite as … Continue reading Belinda Blumenthal vs. Wonder Woman: Who is 2017’s Foremost Feminist Icon?

10 Things I’ve Done This Summer That Aren’t Go to the Beach

July is half-over and we're waist-deep in summer now, meaning my Instagram feed is one beach picture after another. Everyone is so tan and hot, drinking out of coconuts and captioning it all with a jillion dolphin emojis, wearing their triangl bikinis and abusing the Juno filter. Meanwhile I'm Jelly Clarkson since this move is … Continue reading 10 Things I’ve Done This Summer That Aren’t Go to the Beach