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Mary A. “Pink” Mullaney Obituary Makes You Want To Be A Better Person

It’s not fun to talk about, but inevitably, we must all leave this earth. Since death is a natural part of life, let’s strive to leave a lasting impact on […]

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Sarah Silverman’s ‘Obituary’ For Her Dog Is So Beautifully Touching

Really there aren’t any words. If you know anything about SO or myself (or follow us on Instagram) then you know how obsessed I am with my own dog. I […]

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If ‘Dear Abby’ Gave The Girls Of HBO’s ‘Girls’ Some Advice…

What follows is DUMPED’s homage to the “Dear Abby” columnist, Pauline Phillips, who left this planet in January of 2013. Imagine if HBO’s “GIRLS” coming to her for advice, self […]

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Poetry Monday

The Song Woo hoo hoo baby I’m a star, no one wants to know what’s real. Woo hoo hoo baby I’m a star, no one cares about the deals. Woo […]

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Best Longreads Of May

We were shocked this month to find out we’ve been playing Monopoly wrong our entire lives and fascinated by a first person account of what goes on in the mind […]

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Best Valentine’s Day Gifts But Not Really

It’s that time of year again; time for men and women in relationships to buck up and appreciate their other half for an entire day. Butter them up. Give them […]

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Underappreciated: Coffee Filters

Coffee filters are super underappreciated. When I moved back home from New York, my brother decided to gain an interest in coffee. What drove this interest was the fact that […]

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Underappreciated: Tutus (Yes…Tutus)

Tutus are pretty damn underappreciated. I am going to go super girly on everyone this week. I had the pleasure of working during the Lady Gaga concert this week, selling […]

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Underappreciated: Razors

My underappreciated topic for this week could double as a very nifty weapon. Or, a poor choice in weapon that should only be used as a last resort in any […]

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‘All The Poems That Are Fit To Print’

Mix together playwright, screenwriter and poet and you get busy gal Laura Brienza. She runs the news and poetry website “All The Poems That Are Fit To Print,” a site that […]

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Underappreciated: Snow Flakes

Last night, I went to fill up the gas tank in my Malibu. It was cold all day, which I knew because I had been working at a window for […]

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Five Favs

Welcome to my Five Favs. This is my personal list of things I’m currently digging hard on. Like, so hard it’s bleeding. I’m sure you all know the feeling. You […]

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Six Best Things About Being Sick

People always malign being sick; they look towards flu season with a sense of whispering dread. When a co-worker calls in sick at the beginning of January, people around the […]

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Five Favs

Welcome to my Five Favs. This is my personal list of things I’m currently digging hard on. Like, so hard it’s bleeding. I’m sure you all know the feeling. You […]