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  • We’ve All Been There: The Online Fight

    We’ve All Been There: The Online Fight

    Your best friend totally stabbed you in the back…again. You don’t even know why you are friends with her anymore. Ok, so she is really fun to go out with and is the best person to lay in bed and watch a movie with, but the back stabbing and sh*t-talking has got to stop.

  • We’ve All Got the Internet Blues

    We’ve All Got the Internet Blues

    So according to a recent study, the Internet is making us depressed. While the scientists behind the study link depression to the amount of time spent in a virtual world, I have a few of my own theories as to why the Internet is making us all very, very sad.

  • The Know: Goodbye Greasy Hair, Helloooo Hershey’s Kisses!

    The Know: Goodbye Greasy Hair, Helloooo Hershey’s Kisses!

    By now, you probably know my over-the-top love for Pumpkin Spice from Starbucks. In fact, one of the only things I like about fall is pumpkin flavored things so imagine my sheer delight when CollegeCandy’s equally pumpkin-obsessed editor sent me the image of these pumpkin flavored Hershey kisses.

  • AOL Screenname Memories

    AOL Screenname Memories

    I remember when I got America Online for the first time. I was in second grade and acquired the coveted CD Rom disk from my...

  • We’ve All Been There: The Instant Message Fight

    We’ve All Been There: The Instant Message Fight

    [It doesn’t matter what school you go to, what state it is in, how big it is, whether it is public or private, all girls...

  • The Facebook Status Problem

    The Facebook Status Problem

    I’ve written about my various issues with Facebook before, but the improper use of the Facebook status now tops my list of things that drive...

  • Candy Dish: Madonna’s Got Some Secrets

    Candy Dish: Madonna’s Got Some Secrets

    Madonna’s secret recordings (no, they are not sex tapes!). Forget the girl with her heart on her sleeve; wear your uterus on your undies? Some...

  • He’s My Best Friend. And We Hook Up.

    He’s My Best Friend. And We Hook Up.

    Some relationships are hard to define. Some relationships are hard to fit into a category. Most are just flat out HARD! Which is why I...

  • Top 5 Away Messages That Need to go Away

    Top 5 Away Messages That Need to go Away

    I mean, Instant Messenger has been around forever. Remember those days in high school, when you would tell your parents “you just don’t understand!” and...

  • Why I Fell Out of Love With the Internet

    Why I Fell Out of Love With the Internet

    This afternoon at approximately 3 p.m. EST, I fell out of love with the Internet. Our love affair began about ten years ago, when I...

  • Online Dating: What To Expect on the First Date

    Online Dating: What To Expect on the First Date

    First dates are always toughies. You spend hours perusing your closet for the perfect first date ensemble only to come to the realization that you...

  • My Mom is on My Buddy List

    My Mom is on My Buddy List

    When we first got a computer—and the internet—my sister and I pitched a fit. At age 8, I was sure that this thing called the...