Leah Rocketto is an NYC-based editor who wants to better people's lives one article at a time — and through the occasional batch of brownies.
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This Is Not The First Mass Shooting For Oregon

On Thursday afternoon, a gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., leaving 13 people dead, more than 20 injured, and many more in fear. News of the shooting first broke in the afternoon, when panic-stricken students shared the…
By Leah Rocketto

These Trump Debate Memes Prove He's Ridiculous

Here's a question for you, dear readers. How long does it take for Donald Trump debate memes to take over social media? Well, not very. Despite his recent efforts at playing nice, it wasn't long before Trump began sparring with his fellow candidates …
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Jake Tapper Lost The GOP Debate

Before someone is deemed the loser in a presidential debate, they're generally standing behind one of the podiums and share a series of nonsensical statements (or, worst case scenario, stay silent the entire time). But during the second GOP debate on…
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Mike Huckabee Makes Sexist Comment About $10 Bill

And you thought that Donald Trump was the most sexist potential presidential candidate. OK, he probably is, but several of his fellow Republican nominees made offensive remarks towards females during the September 19 GOP presidential debate. Most not…
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Trumps' Most Outrageous Moments From Debate #2

It's been hard to make sense of Donald Trump's run for president. But one bright spot in the businessman's quest for the 2016 Republican nomination is the added amusement he brings to the debates. Playing class clown as much as political upstart, Tru…
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A Joke-Filled Ode To The GOP Debate Plane

Although we have yet to declare a winner of the second GOP debate on CNN, there seems to be an obvious show-stealer. No, it's not Donald Trump and his slew of sexist comments. Rather, it's an 833,000-pound piece of transportation. During the second G…
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Donald Trump's Braggadocios Opening Debate Lines

It didn't take long for Donald Trump to make us laugh out loud (or at least, let out a light giggle) during the second GOP presidential debate on September 16. Placed at the center podium, the businessman made an opening statement that would make eve…
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'RuPaul's Drag Race' Had An Epic VMAs Reunion

As if you could expect anything else, Miley Cyrus was super over-the-top during the MTV Video Music Awards. And, the antics only grew wilder at the end of the night when Cyrus performed "Dooo It," the first single off her new album Miley Cyrus & Her …
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Did Miley Cyrus & Nicki Minaj Fake The VMAs Fight?

The Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift feud ended before the 2015 VMAs, but the awards show only added fuel to the fire between the hip-hop artist and host Miley Cyrus. During her acceptance speech for Best Hip-Hop Video, Minaj brought her new beef with Cy…
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Is Kanye West's "Gold Digger" About Amber Rose?

Amber Rose is not one to shy away from a jaw-dropping ensemble, and the 2015 Video Music Awards were no exception. In an effort to top her slinky chain-mail gown from last year's show, the Rose showed up on the red carpet rocking a very bold fashion …
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7 People You Need To Invite To Your Grad Party

One of the perks of graduating high school (aside from, you know, not having to deal with all the awful things about high school), is celebrating the accomplishment with a graduation party. But with this bash comes some pretty big decisions — where s…
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9 Creative Easter Activities To Do With Your Kids

As children, there was nothing more wonderful than waking up on Easter morning to a basket full of goodies and a house full of hidden eggs. But now that we have little ones of our own, we're responsible for planning a day's worth (or more) of Easter …
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Everything To Know Before Attending Passover Seder

I'm what some would call a cashew — a nutty nickname that symbolizes my Jewish and Catholic roots. But even though my father is a member of the chosen people, we celebrated very few Jewish holidays in our home. So when my boyfriend, a full-fledge Jew…
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10 Cadbury Creme Egg Recipes That Just Won Easter

For foodies, Easter is all about the holy trinity of treats: jelly beans, Peeps, and, above all else, Cadbury Creme Eggs. Despite a recent candy controversy, this beautiful blend of chocolate and creme continues to be the sweet star of Easter baskets…
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9 Simple Side Dish Recipes For Passover Seder

Chag sameach my chosen people! As we approach Passover, Jewish families around the world are getting ready for their seder suppers. This means stocking up on matzo and Manischewitz, braising the brisket, and preparing a long list of Passover side dis…
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7 Vegan Recipes To Serve For Easter Brunch

Every family has its own set of Easter traditions, especially when it comes to food. But there's one item that's a staple in everyone's home on Easter morning — eggs. Unless, of course, you happen to be dining with a family that sticks to a strict ve…
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This April Fools' Day Prank Really Stinks

Some see April Fools' Day as a chance to trick someone you love. But for other, more vengeful souls, it is an opportunity to pull a harmless April Fools' Day prank on a frenemy. And now thanks to WeShipFarts, a company with a specialty in stench, you…
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7 Easy Matzo Recipes For Passover Seder

Some call it matzo. Others call it matzah. No matter how you say or spell it, matzo recipes play a major role in the Passover dinner. But the star of the seder shouldn't be pushed to the side or hidden under a cushion. It should be celebrated in a un…
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9 April Fools' Pranks To Play On Your Boss

We often dream of seeking some harmless revenge on our boss, and on April Fools' Day there's a chance to make that dream a reality. That being said, there is a certain art to choosing April Fools' Day pranks to play on your boss. The timing has to be…
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11 Super Cute Recipes To Make With Peeps

Easter is still a ways away, but people have already begun filling up on their favorite holiday treats — Peeps. Eat 'em plain or bake them into sugary Peeps recipes, these sugar-coated marshmallows are a symbol of both Easter and the spring season as…
By Leah Rocketto