Alanna Greco
Alanna is a freelance writer based in the lovely Los Angeles

When Will The Birthday Cake Frappuccino Return?

It’s never fun coming down from a sugar high — so instead of accepting the disappearance of our new favorite drink, Bustle went right to the source in order to get the answer to our most burning of questions: When will the Starbucks Birthday Cake Fra…
By Alanna Greco

This Habit Can Hurt Your Job Interview Performance

Going into a job interview can be a completely nerve-wracking experience — in between trying to recall the details on your resume, hoping that you are fully prepared, and memorizing facts about the company, it’s difficult to remember to breathe. Than…
By Alanna Greco

This Feminist Wedding Mag Is 100 Percent Awesome

If we all took a second to think about the cover of a bridal magazine, our collective imaginations would likely stir up the same image: A slim, Caucasian model dressed in white, smiling happily at the camera. This predicable stereotype is part of wha…
By Alanna Greco

You've Never Seen A Commuter Bus Like This Before

As a New Yorker, I know full well that a morning can be ruined by an overcrowded or unpleasant subway commute — being squished between sweaty strangers and a dirty cabin door is not exactly how I want to start my day. Well, a company called Leap has …
By Alanna Greco

This Wasn't Your Average Tupperware Party

Women in San Francisco have taken an outdated concept and made it much more fun. A group of pot-entrepreneurs recently gathered for a weed Tupperware party, replacing the handy plastic containers with their own weed wares and products. Talk about sup…
By Alanna Greco

Facebook Just Made Sharing Baby Photos Easier

Transitioning from MySpace to Facebook was a bit of a nerve-wracking experience. Virtual groups had formed petitions for middle school students to stay off the ‘book, and since I was a middle school student myself at the time, I didn’t know what kind…
By Alanna Greco

A Man Is Trying To Crowdfund His Spring Break Trip

Oh wow, does this story make me want to bash my head against a wall. A man is using GoFundMe to raise money for a spring break trip to Miami in an attempt to "save" his relationship with his girlfriend, but this gesture isn’t as romantic as you think…
By Alanna Greco

This Is How To Be More Productive At Work

Probably one of the most wonderful things in the world is sleep — that magical time when you get to escape from your busy life and recharge — and one of the worst feelings in the world is being sleep deprived, especially at work. Trying to keep your …
By Alanna Greco

Terrible News For Bourbon Lovers

It looks as though one of America’s favorite drinks might be coming upon some hard times — experts say a dreaded bourbon shortage is upon us. Bourbon’s popularity has skyrocketed in the past few years, thanks to changing tastes, and perhaps also due …
By Alanna Greco

Lesbian Couples Might Not Want to Do This In Paris

Even as LQBTQ rights and causes are making strides— think the recent Planet Fitness stance on transgender locker rooms — there are still instances that remind us how much more work needs to be done. The most recent of these instances happened in Pari…
By Alanna Greco

Fifty Shades Is Too Hot For This College Bookstore

As theaters continue to show Fifty Shades of Grey, the movie that has earned more than $500 million from the global box office, we found a group of students who are neither on team Christian nor team Ana — rather, they are against the series all toge…
By Alanna Greco

This Pastor Wants... A Private Jet?

Flying commercial can suck— limited leg room, subpar food options, and baggage claim drama aren’t a great way to start out your vacation — but how else are you going to get around? Well, one man whose job includes traveling the world has come up with…
By Alanna Greco

Sandra Day O'...Lego?

Holy awesome, this would be the ultimate feminist toy. LEGO recently released a highly successful female scientist kit, but this is much, much better — introducing LEGO female Supreme Court justices. Sadly, tiny LEGO versions of the women who have se…
By Alanna Greco

McDonalds' Newest Menu Item Will Shock You

Kale, the super food of 2014, is known for being a nutrient-rich green and healthy addition to any smoothie, salad, or veggie medley. But it looks like kale’s image might be changing, as you are about to be able to find it in the very last place you …
By Alanna Greco

Here's The Trick To Telling If He's Sexist

Have you ever gotten close to a male friend or a guy that you were dating, only to later find out that they held some rather sexist beliefs, or did something that set off your feminist alarms? Well, new research has found a way to avoid those unpleas…
By Alanna Greco

This Is What Your Resume Looks Like To HR

Figuring out what you want to do with your professional life is hard, but getting a job in your desired field is even harder. And unfortunately, a new study shows that the hiring process is more convoluted that we thought: your resume doesn’t reflect…
By Alanna Greco

Is This The Worst Diet Invention Ever? Probably

When technology meets dieting, all sorts of things happen: from the creation of the rather normal food diary and calorie counter apps to more bizarre inventions like waist-slimming belts. But those diet aides have nothing on the WearSens diet choker,…
By Alanna Greco

Here’s The Best Way To Meet An S.O.

It seems as though most of my millennial friends have the same general grievances; it’s either incredibly difficult to get a job or their job sucks, it’s hard to make new friends, we don’t really know where our lives are going, and, most often, it’s …
By Alanna Greco

Is This The Emoji That's Missing?

Even after the masses called for Apple to increase emoji diversity, it looks as though the world of iMessage characters is still horribly lacking when it comes to one category of people: Gingers. But one brave woman has taken it upon herself to draw …
By Alanna Greco

Our Risk Of Death Could Depend On What?!

Going to the gym is one thing; running on the treadmill is another; but new data will compel even the most reluctant cyclist or yogi to get running. A recent study conducted by John Hopkins University cardiologists found that your treadmill performan…
By Alanna Greco