On taking charge, community-building, and eating pizza.
Just try not to bite your nails.
Plus music both new and old, Shirley Temple memories, and Kristen Stewart.
Plus One Direction goodness, post-Grammys feelings, and two different looks at young female athletes.
Plus cats taking over an Ikea, Pantone’s Color of the Year, and BEYONCÉ IN A PIZZA SUIT.
Plus: a new song by her new band!
You can’t put a price tag on friendship, but you can put one on Tai’s transformation in Clueless.
When it’s OK to be a phony—and when it’s not.
Essential life truths from this week’s internet.
Janelle Monáe and Erykah Badu are the queens of our pop dreams. PLUS: The latest news in #adults!
We are a website for hip fathers (for today at least). Trick...or treat? Only you can say!
P.S. Don't forget to send pictures of your own costumes to email@example.com by Sunday at noon EST, for our annual costume gallery.
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