MelissaStetten
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  • March 27, 2015 • Fashion

    Wearing Yoga Pants Says “I Give Up”

    Jerry Seinfeld once criticized George Costanza for wearing sweatpants. He said the message it sends is: I give up. I can’t compete in normal society. I’m miserable, so I might as well be comfortable. It’s no doubt sweats and yoga...

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  • March 8, 2015 • Music

    Live Review: Caribou at the Fonda

    From the six years of Coachella I attended (2012 being the last; that double weekend thing ruined it) and that summer where I went to a shit ton of European music festivals, I’ve filled my quota of seeing both phenomenal and terrible...

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  • March 7, 2015 • Culture

    It’s Hard To Be Interesting When You’re Not Miserable

    The greatest artists in the world were clinically depressed: Picasso conceived an entire collection of artwork around his sadness; his “Blue Period” was paintings of miserable people and prostitutes. Kafka was suicidal while writing...

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  • January 8, 2015 • Love & Sex

    No More Keeping Your Options Open Bullshit

    I’m at a point in my life where I don’t have time for meaningless relationships. I’ve dated enough men to know pretty much exactly what to look for in a potential boyfriend. One of the perks of getting older is having more confidence...

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  • December 19, 2014 • Beauty

    It’s Time to Burn Your Bras Again

    I always thought bras were meant to keep breasts perky while we age. I honestly don’t really need to wear a bra, but I assume wearing one is better than not wearing one. A guy once said to me, “Why do you always wear a bra? You look...

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  • November 18, 2014 • Beauty, Culture

    Kendall Jenner Models for Estee Lauder and the World Snores

    Guess who’s the newest face of Estee Lauder? I’ll give you a hint: she’s popular, boring looking, and her older sister is naked in Paper Magazine looking like a centaur. You guessed it, Kendall Jenner! “She is the ultimate...

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  • October 3, 2014 • Love & Sex

    I Went to Utopia And Made Out With A Guy

    Recently, I’ve been watching Utopia on FOX.  The first episode introduced 15 people who were chosen to live in a “utopia” for a year.  The only thing they could bring was a small box of personal belongings.  Amongst the cast was a...

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  • September 12, 2014 • Fashion

    Melissa Stetten on Denim Underwear

    Cutoff denim shorts are basically turning into denim underwear. Denim shorts have been a staple of my wardrobe since forever — they’re an icon in every American girl’s closet, the ultimate DIY easy fashion project, and the...

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  • September 3, 2014 • Love & Sex

    Melissa Stetten’s Dealbreakers Pt. 5

    Why stop at Dealbreakers Pt. 3 when there are literally endless things that I cannot stand about dudes. Being single has opened the door to a plethora of men who just don’t get it. I’m sorry, but someone has to acknowledge these things...

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  • July 23, 2014 • Love & Sex

    I Don’t Believe Your Ex Was “Crazy”

    I’ve heard “we broke up because she was psycho” exactly one million times. Was she? Did she have multiple personalities and try to kill you? Did she create a fake Facebook account and flirt with you to test your loyalty,...

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