Ali Parr
likes: thrift stores, bananas, the bed to herself // dislikes: reading the comments
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Stages Of 'Law And Order: SVU' Induced Paranoia

There are, to date, 352 episodes of everybody's favorite police procedural, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit , and I can safely claim to have seen around 350. In addition to revealing that I am a TV-loving bum, this also means that I am now terri…
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Dad/Daughter Dance Battle Is Peak #FamilyGoals

If there's one thing I truly love in this world other than pizza, cheese, coffee, and puppies, it's videos of awesome kids dancing. Who knows, maybe I just like to be made feel inferior by talented people younger than me. Luckily, these videos are no…
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Kiah Victoria's Cover of "Fix You" Is Everything

Coldplay's Chris Martin has got it all: fame, fortune, good looks, a soulful croon, a seemingly friendly relationship with his ex-wife, and (at least for a little while) America's sweetheart Jennifer Lawrence. But the one thing this Coldplay frontman…
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You Wanna Watch Cats Eat With Human Hands

Here are all of the best things about the holidays, ranked: Dogs Eating 3x your body weight in mashed potatoes Cheery (but ideally not annoying) holiday music Cats Family, maybe Dogs in sweaters Dogs in glasses Cats drinking wine Love Actually Any s…
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5-Year-Old Girl Weighs in on Leia's Gold Bikini

Let's be honest: the Star Wars films are not exactly known for being groundbreaking beacons of feminism. In fact, only two of the six existing movies pass the Bechdel test, which really shouldn't be that difficult. There are lots of things that two w…
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Woman Pulls Off World's Most Amazing Jenga Move

I'm a card and board game person, which basically means that I'm competitive but not a great athlete. (Like, going running, on purpose? Why? Who does that?) But I'm always down to clown with some good, old-fashioned, cutthroat, friendship-ruining boa…
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This is Actually The Correct Way to Peel a Banana

There may be no wrong way to eat a Reese's, but apparently there are tons of wrong ways to eat a banana. The banana diet, which consists of eating roughly 30 bananas a day, is definitely one of those incorrect methods, because poor nutrition is a bum…
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Bored Coworkers Create Office Supply Art

No matter how awesome your job is, chances are you have occasionally found yourself with nothing to do at work (or nothing you want to be doing, at least). There are many ways to combat boredom at the office: creating a lip dub video, or placing sill…
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We're Loving Amputee Pop Star Viktoria Modesta

"Some of us were born to be different; some of us were born to take risks." These wise words are coming to us from a trailblazing singer-songwriter named Viktoria Modesta, who truly embodies these words each and every day. The "difference": Her left …
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How To Eat A Turkey Slice In Under 1 Second

The world I live in is a world filled with tasty delights like chicken wings, crispy bacon, filet mignon, meatball subs, pepperoni pizza, pulled pork sandwiches...wait, what were we talking about? Oh, what I'm saying is that I am a happy carnivore. I…
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Could The Sun Be Extinguished By Water?

Fun little story about me: I nearly failed high school chemistry. I guess that's less of a "fun story" and more of a "shameful admission," but tomayto/tomahto. I was always a good student, partially because my parents gave me their super smart genes,…
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Grandmother Teaches Us How To Make Pot Butter

Along with women's reproductive freedom, gun control, capital punishment, and the Kardashians, the legalization of marijuana is one of the most talked about issues here in America. Whether you view it as a legitimate medicinal drug, a gateway to hard…
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What's The Deal With The Seinfeld/Serial Mashup?

Is there anything that millennials loves more than nostalgia and murder mysteries? I mean, Taylor Swift named her album 1989 and her cat after one of the lead characters from Law & Order: SVU, so the short answer is no, there is nothing they love mor…
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Most Hilarious Use Of Holiday Cards Ever

'Tis the season to be jolly—but also 'tis the season for playing pranks on strangers. That is, if you ask the woman who recently tweeted a picture of a funny Christmas card along with the caption, "every christmas my bff and I send cards to random ad…
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17 Things Good Drivers Want Everyone Else To Know

Once upon a time, someone decided to create big, mechanical beasts that were designed to hurl us down narrow strips of concrete at high speeds, moving towards other large, mechanical beasts going every which way, and the only safety precautions put i…
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We All Like To Pretend We Look Like These Celebs

Whether you'll openly admit it or not, you have a celebrity or two that you secretly think you look like. Sometimes, that belief is eerily true, but for the most part, it isn't. But we are all guilty of these secret thoughts, even if our only basis i…
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This Toddler Dances to Dubstep Better Than You

Hello, and welcome to your first day on the Internet! With the Internet, you can check out absolutely anything: a glow-in-the-dark toddler running wild on Halloween, a miniature Hova doppelgänger, or perhaps a story of a claw machine-climbing toddler…
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You've Been Walking Your Dog All Wrong

Ruh-roh, Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore. We thought we'd seen it all, but doggone it, were we wrong. Daniel Radcliffe's glorious fanny-pack dog leash apparatus straight up made us drool. The thought of a future filled with dog-walking dr…
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Author Ayelet Waldman Angry-Tweets at 'NYT'

Being in the public eye is no walk in the park, or so I hear from my close friend Beyoncé. When you're famous, or even famous lite, occasionally the pressure comes to a messy boiling point, often in the form of a public rant. We've seen misogyny, pet…
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Just In Case You Find Yourself Tied With Duct Tape

There are nine seasons of Criminal Minds on Netflix, which is my way of saying that I'm basically an expert in all things murder, rape, kidnapping, torture, and serial killers. (Quick note to any potential romantic interests of mine who are reading t…
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