summer

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

It’s time to start figuring out your summer plans, college kids. Time to start perusing the job boards for something that will make you look good and won’t be too boring. Time to find another unpaid internship. Or not. I’ve done unpaid internships. Honestly, they were all pretty cool. I had a good time. It(…)

trend watch: all eyes on you

trend watch: all eyes on you

According to Refinery29, the biggest trend of the season is likely to be eyeball-related. I find this delightfully weird, and have decided to endorse it wholeheartedly. What’s next? “Oh, in Spring 2014, we will see lumpy amoeba shapes make a splash. In the summer, expect to see your favorite garments printed with images of road(…)

pros and cons of taking summer classes

pros and cons of taking summer classes

Pros: Learning is cool! I’m only being a little bit sarcastic. I’ve been taking summer classes since the eighth grade. I was a weirdo kid who went away to nerd camp every summer to spend 8 hours in class every day while my contemporaries did stuff like play sports. That’s why, today, I’m such a supergenius(…)

giveaway: precious blood

giveaway: precious blood

As I’ve mentioned on at least one occasion, I’m super into terrible teen novels. Particularly if they’re about supernatural romance or rooted in a fundamental misunderstanding of mental illness. So this book that I’m about to give away was really right up my alley. Precious Blood, the first in a trilogy by Tonya Hurley, showed(…)

pros and cons of reading shitty books

pros and cons of reading shitty books

pros: Like all great things (streaking, frozen lemonade, making out with men named “Kostos”), they are best suited for summertime. They have crazy plots. Once upon a time, all the book writers got together and said “a book must either be well written or keep readers on edge using the most ridiculous plot twists imaginable.”(…)

pros and cons of staying at college for the summer

pros and cons of staying at college for the summer

Βethan via Compfight Pros: Freedom. Presumably, mom and dad haven’t come with you (if they have, I’m terribly sorry; I recommend leaving the country or staging an intervention). This means you can do whatever you want, pretty much. Learn to like scotch. Stay up all night. Eat nutella straight from the jar. The possibilities are(…)