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A Letter to Everyone I Know Regarding RuPaul's Drag Race GIFs

Dearest friends, family members, aquaintances, lovers, colleagues, and trusted confidants, READ MORE

Throw This Party: Halloween

From time immemorial, my mother has been telling me spooOOooky tales of Halloween parties with bowls full of eyeballs and brains. The ol’ peeled grapes-and-spaghetti noodles tricks, folks, and I’m not sure why my mom told me that every year, but it's all to say that Halloween parties have been woven into the fabric of my psyche, and one day, goddammit, I am going to peel those freaking grapes. How does one even peel a grape, anyway?! READ MORE

Throw This Party: Movie Night

This post is welcomely sponsored (again) by Skinny Cow. READ MORE

Spinach Quiche-Casserole

As we settle into the long, cold, dark days that come with the final slog through winter, we — your pals from The Hairpin and The Awl — will be bringing you some of our favorite casserole recipes (and crockery recommendations). READ MORE

Five Reasons to Watch RuPaul's Drag Race

We're all eagerly anticipating January 30, right? The date of the season premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race season four? (Please at least tell me you're following the Drag Race tumblrs with their endless gifs of the new queens.) People, here are some reasons why you need to scoot on over to Netflix and mainline seasons two and three before January 30, and why we're planning to keep up with Drag Race anyway. READ MORE

Long Live X Factor UK!

Everyone's talking about X-Factor! Is it better or worse than American Idol? How is it different than American Idol? Why do we like singing competitions so much? How is it possible for Simon Cowell to style his hair like that? I mean not in a philosophical way, how, but like physically how does he make it do that? So many questions. READ MORE

So You Think You're Obsessed With So You Think You Can Dance?

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Throw This Party: The Pizza Party

What up, party peoples? Know what you're never too old for? A Pizza Party! That's right, it's tried, it's true, and it's a damn good time that'll leave you and your guests delightfully stuffed, your fridge full of leftovers for breakfast, and your kitchen a total, flour-covered mess. Let's do the damn thing! READ MORE

Throw This Party: The Garden Soiree

WOO! It's officially spring! Celebrate the return of sunshine to your life, or, if you always have sunshine in your life, celebrate the fact that you can have outdoor parties in the winter! Haha, silly friends who live in cold places! And what better way to do this than by throwing yourself a Garden Party? Do you have a garden, lawn, porch, or outside area? Perfect! If you have none of those things, throw one in your living room by opening the windows and bringing in some greenery, fresh-cut flowers, and floral prints. Or just head to the park! But I think that might be called a Picnic Party. Regardless, it's positively divine, darling. READ MORE

Throw This Party: Game Night

There sometimes comes a point in life where the bar scene gets tired, or you just get tired of putting on things like makeup and shoes. But if you don't want to rock another solo Saturday night with bootleg Korean DVDs of True Blood and actually want to interact with humans, the perfect low-key and easy party to throw at your house is Game Night. Put on your comfy pants and glasses; add games, booze, and snacks; and you'll soon be a legend among your friends. READ MORE