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10 Men You Should Unfollow on Twitter

Earlier this week, the Internet was all aflutter with news of the latest feminist hashtag. #UnfollowAMan is a (questionably executed) satirical movement created by Buzzfeed staffer […]

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The 8 Stinkiest Spots in Philadelphia (Described With Emojis)

When I first got my cat, a rescue from the streets of Kensington, he wasn’t exactly house-broken. It took five weeks, three Craigslist futon cushions […]

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10 Commenter Tropes That Should Get You Banned From the Internet

If it were up to me, we’d just call it a failed experiment, like New Coke or Lindsay Lohan’s music career. We tried it. It […]

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The 10 People You’ll Meet at Spruce Street Harbor Park

In Philadelphia, there’s always something to argue about. Whether it’s the Phillie Phanatic, the clientele at Center City Sips or the worthiness of Wawa, we are a people […]

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10 Commandments of Riding SEPTA in a Heat Wave

When Martha and the Vandellas sang, “It’s like a heatwave, burning in my heart,” they weren’t talking about Philadelphia in July. In Philadelphia, the heat […]

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I Can’t Stop Thinking About the Women Who Work at Hobby Lobby

When I first made the decision to start taking birth control, I didn’t have insurance. I was working at my first post-college job as a […]

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#FreetheNipple: The Nipple Is Having a Moment

2014 is shaping up to be the year of the nipple. First Scout Willis pranced around New York City topless. Willis was — justifiably — […]

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10 Emojis Philadelphia Needs Right Now

Sometimes, words just aren’t enough. Other times, words are just too much. That’s where emojis — little cartoon icons that can be used in text […]

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The 10 People You’ll Meet at Center City Sips

You’d think in America’s best beer-drinking city, we’d be about to put up a united front in our appreciation for cheap weeknight booze. But alas, this […]

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Philly’s Archdiocese Needs to Rip Off the Band-Aid

Every morning, I pass the entrance of St. Laurentius elementary school on Berks Street in Fishtown. “Have a great day, hon!” shouts the principal, who […]

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#YesAllWomen Is the Equivalent of Having a Peace Sign Bumper Sticker

On Friday, Elliot Rodger murdered six people in Santa Barbara. We know — from documents and videos — that Rodger, who took his own life, […]

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Why Marriage Equality Is Good For Women (of All Sexual Orientations)

  Hope. After President Obama’s ubiquitous 2008 campaign, the word has felt a little cheesy, a little too much like the brainchild of a marketing pro. […]

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What If Friends Happened in Philadelphia?

This week marks the tenth anniversary of the Friends finale, which I remember watching on the night I moved back on with my parents after […]

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When Is It OK to Talk on SEPTA?
The SEPTA Rules of Engagement.

Over the weekend, the New York Times wrote about a recent study that says that people who talk to each other on public transit have […]

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Main Line Drugpocalypse the Result of Ecstasy Vortex?

Place your bets now, sports fans. The smart money is on “vortex” for 2014. For what, you ask? Oh, only the most important award of […]