When You Think You’re Funny

I think I’m funny. Really funny. I know it’s not just in my head because it’s been confirmed by at least two people….my dad and my best friend. Those are two completely unbiased opinions that I can trust. I know there are others like me out there. Everyday comedians put on the planet to grace…

My Celebrity Crushes: A Retrospective

Since I seem to be on the topic of crushes this week. Let’s take a little trip down memory lane and revisit some of the awkward interests I’ve had. Usher Usher was my first celebrity crush. What drew me, a small town child, to an adult R&B singer is beyond me. I remember the moment…

Ten Things You Know If You Grew Up In Wisconsin

I am a Wisconsinite through and through. After being born and raised in a little town outside of Madison, I took my big city dreams and moved to Milwaukee…. ….It’s funny if you’re from Wisconsin. Wisconsin isn’t exactly the most popular destination in this country and unless you live here, it’s a place most people…

10 Stages of Runner’s Denial

Runner’s are an insane bunch. We trade pain, blisters, chaffing, shin splints, ugly feet, and a large chunk of our free-time for what? Pounding our feet into cement for hours until we can’t breathe anymore? I don’t know, man, but I love that shit. The other thing that runners consistently do is refuse to admit anything that…

When You Come From a Big Family

1. You need clarification “Have you talked to your brother lately?” “Which one?” 2. You never know what they’re up to “So how is your brother?” “Um, I think he lives in Colorado now?” 3. You have nightmares about the middle seat in the car Not only do I have a lot of siblings, but…

When you Have an Irregular Regular Nam​e

You respond to mispronunciations. If someone yells KIR-STIN, I’ll turn around. No, it’s definitely not how it’s pronounced but I get called that so often that the reaction is learned. Every important phone call starts with, “Could you spell that for me?” “That’s Kierstyn, K-I-E-R-S-T-Y-N, Robbins, with two B’s…….Yea, K-I-E-R-S-T-Y-N. Thanks.” Sometimes you’re not even sure…

How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Tell everyone this is the day of your people because you’re 1/16th Irish “My great, great, great grandmother’s best friend’s illegitimate love child was Irish.” Put green food dye in frickin’ everything Because who doesn’t want to dive into a plate of green spaghetti? Wear a douchy St. Patrick’s day themed shirt It definitely isn’t offensive…

Ten Ways to Identify an Adultier Adult

One of my favorite quotes on the internet: “That horrifying moment when you’re looking for an adult but then realize you are an adult. So you look for an older adult, someone successfully adulting. An adultier adult.” We’ve all been there. So next time you find yourself in need of a real adult, here are ten…