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Shaggy & Scooby Are Basically Twins

As the wise Pongo once observed from a cozy bay window bench, dogs and their owners occasionally veer into twin territory. Beloved characters Scooby and Shaggy truly-doo-be-doo-be-doo seem to be cut from the same groovy cloth. The long-running…
By Kristie Rohwedder

How Alike Are 'BB17's Hotties Clay & Austin?

I fully admit that this is my first season as a Big Brother enthusiast, and I also fully admit that I stumbled into the show because of one thing: Clay Honeycutt. If you watch Big Brother, this needs no further explanation, because Clay is obviously…
By Chelsea Mize

Just How Similar Are Phoebe & Ursula?

If you're a Friends fanatic and a Lisa Kudrow lover, then this very special Venn diagram will speak straight to your soul. On the hit NBC comedy that ran for 10 straight years, Lisa Kudrow played Phoebe Buffay, who was eccentric, hated meat (except…
By Allyson Koerner

7 Graphs Only 'Bach' Fans Understand

Folks, we're almost there. Somehow, against all odds we've made it to the end of this twisty Bachelor journey with Chris Soules. I'd like to personally thank Jimmy Kimmel for providing his weekly explainers and dedicate these graphs to him, because…
By Kelsea Stahler

Jax Teller vs. Jax Taylor: A Bustle Venn

These two men couldn't be more different. One is a lead character on FX's hit series Sons of Anarchy , while another is a real-life man trying to get by as a bartender on Bravo's Vanderpump Rules . That's right, I'm talking about the rugged, bad…
By Allyson Koerner

Serial Monogamists Vs. 'Serial' Monogamists

I'm a serial monogamist, having spent the vast majority of the last 12 years of my life in a serious relationship with someone or another. I'm also a Serial monogamist, having discovered the This American Life-affiliated podcast sometime around…
By Julie Alvin

Tom Vs. Benedict: A Bustle Venn

Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch go together like beer and bad karaoke, Lorelai Gilmore and coffee, and, of course, Sherloki and fan fiction. There's no doubt that when someone utters Hiddleston's name, Cumberbatch's soon follows and vice…
By Allyson Koerner

6 Things About Winter I'm Actually Excited About

I always had a fondness for winter...when I lived in California, that is. Back then, winter was simply a time for school breaks, my birthday, and leather jackets. It was cozy in an abstract way — sometimes, I wore a decorative scarf, or curled up by…
By Rachel Krantz

Sex on TV Vs. Sex IRL

TV has gotten really, really ridiculously sexy lately. Sure, we've had explicit sex on HBO since we can remember — True Blood showed us so many body parts in its seven seasons that they were almost unsexy by the series finale — but now, explicit sex…
By Kelsea Stahler

Are "Out of the Woods" & 'Into the Woods' Alike?

In her latest successful attempt to make us all as feverishly excited for 1989 as possible, Taylor Swift released "Out of the Woods" as the next song (though not the next single) from the album and I have had it on repeat all week. In a surprising…
By Kadeen Griffiths

The Tea Party Vs. A Tea Party

There are two types of tea party. One fulfills your childhood fantasies with tea, crumpets, and tiny sandwiches. If you get an invitation to a tea party, you may get the chance to dress up and pretend, for once, that you embody the pinnacle of…
By Abby Johnston

All The Ways Ariana And Cats Are The Same

Ariana Grande: pint sized singer/sometimes-actress with an affinity for high ponytails. Cats: the best animals on the planet. If you are an uneducated human being, you might say that these two topics of study are completely unrelated, aside from…
By Kara McGrath