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If I Only Had a Chin

I first realized I didn’t have a chin about 13 years ago when I was at a consultation with my orthodontist. I was getting fitted for braces, and he was talking to my mother about potential options. (Like all orthodontists this man was an insane person, he and his staff seemed to hate all their patients, and he was constantly lecturing brace-faced teenagers that they weren’t brushing enough.) 

No Excuses: A Guide to Traveling While You’re Young

If you are a 20-something living in America, chances are you’ve been lectured about the benefits of traveling.

As we’ve been told again, and again, and again, and again, traveling when you are young is one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences a person can have. And for a person in their 20s, there is no conceivable reason that you can’t take off for a trek around the world, besides the fact that you must be scared, lazy, or haven’t yet been enlightened to the ways of the world traveler.

If You Don’t Like Lena Dunham You’re Probably Just Jealous

Wherever there is a smart and successful person, there will always be a dumb, flailing asshole looking to bring them down. Case and point: the Lena Dunham backlash. Since Dunham first made her splash into pop culture with her hit HBO show, Girls, and now her new book, “Not That Kind of Girl,” she’s had many haters. (In the words of Lena’s bestie, Taylor Swift, “the haters gonna’ hate hate hate hate hate.”)