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Places Blondes Don’t Have More Fun
by Julia Leggett (8/21/2012)

Features I Demand In a Home After Watching HGTV’s House Hunters
by Ashleigh Lambert (8/16/2012)

Screening Questions for Potential Roommates (Based on Ten Years of Living with Strangers)
by Caroline Hansen (8/9/2012)

Useful New Internet Error Messages
by Rupinder Gill (8/7/2012)

Questions From a Helpless Megabus Passenger
by Sarah Isaacson (8/2/2012)

Dives Not Recognized by the Olympic Diving Committee
by Peter Schooff (7/27/2012)

Your Password Must Contain the Following
by Eric K. Auld (7/26/2012)

A Love Story in Status Codes
by Justin Robert Souza (7/24/2012)

Pre-Internet Companies Rebranded as Modern-Day Start-Ups
by Mike Lacher (7/19/2012)

Suggested Buzzfeed Articles
by Jory John (7/17/2012)

Hall & Joyce Carol Oates’ Greatest Hits
by Langan Kingsley (7/11/2012)

Glam Rock Front Man or U.S. President Between Jackson and Lincoln?
by Christopher Flores (7/3/2012)

Things Therapists Say When They Realize You’re a Lost Cause
by Kristine Angelino (6/29/2012)

Counterintuitive Cover Stories in The Atlantic Magazine
by Zachary Pincus-Roth (6/21/2012)

Poetic Form or Star Trek Villain?
by Allen Rein (6/14/2012)

Don Draper Rates the Strength of Your WiFi Password
by James Ramsay (6/7/2012)

Possible Titles for a Self-Portrait at 42
by Amorak Huey (5/31/2012)

Increasingly Threatening Taglines for Beauty Products
by Kendra Eash (5/24/2012)

Boy Scout Merit Badge Projects
by Jerry Renek (5/22/2012)

Three Steps for Exciting Storytelling
by Colin Hunt (5/17/2012)

The Ten Commandments of Pointless Office Meetings
by Anika Fajardo (5/10/2012)

Chinese Restaurant Menu Items That Sound Like Titles of Cocteau Twins’ Songs
by Scott Heim (5/8/2012)

Epitaphs from Oregon Trail After Some Eighth Grade Boys Had Used the Computer
by Anna Breslaw (5/3/2012)

Ben Geller-Willick’s Lost Friends Episodes
by Michael McGrath and Richard Lawson (4/26/2012)

50 Shades to Leave Your Lover
by Max Lakin (4/24/2012)

Fake Massachusetts Towns
by Michael Andor Brodeur (4/12/2012)

Sociological Observations of Norwegian Black Metal Bands
by Austin S. Matthews (4/10/2012)

News Headlines From My Apartment
by Stef Willen (4/5/2012)

Things I Said to My Infantry Platoon in Afghanistan, and What I Probably Should Have Said Instead
by Matthew Mobley (3/20/2012)

Honest Spotify Playlists
by Patrick McKay (3/15/2012)

Fitness Magazine Has Some Questions for You
by Maria Adelmann (3/13/2012)

Hipster Logic Problems
by Larry Fleury (3/8/2012)

Mathematical Translations of Popular Refrains
by Kristopher Kelly (3/6/2012)

New Food Mashups
by Miles Kahn (2/28/2012)

Rejected AWP Panels
by Dan Moreau (2/25/2012)

Lines from The Princess Bride that Double as Comments on Freshman Composition Papers
by Jennifer Simonson (2/23/2012)

Job Interview Responses From a Millennial Liberal Arts Major
by Michael McBain (2/16/2012)

New and Noteworthy Name Generators
by Allen Rein (2/7/2012)

Jazz Standards Updated for the Modern Young Lady
by Andi Sharavsky (1/24/2012)

Things Liberal Arts Graduates Never Like Hearing
by Rocky Rakovic (1/20/2012)

A Day’s Worth of Facts to Get You Through Wikipedia’s 24-Hour Blackout
by Ben Greenman (1/18/2012)

Articles of the U.S. Constitution
by Grace Gordon (1/12/2012)

Important New Emoticons
by Mira Ptacin (1/6/2012)

Sexting Ice Breakers for English Grad Students
by Hollie Adams (1/4/2012)

Fun Holiday Recipes for Self-Sufficient Singles
by Amy Cannon (12/23/2011)

All-Inclusive Holiday Songs
by Jill Jaracz (12/21/2011)

Holiday Beers
by Meg Pokrass (12/19/2011)

Phobias of the Modern Teen
by Jill Bronfman (12/14/2011)

DSM-5 Diagnoses for Toad from Arnold Lobel’s Frog and Toad Stories
by Amy Powell Faeskorn (12/12/2011)

Quotes From My TED Talk
by Wendy Molyneux (12/8/2011)

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