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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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‘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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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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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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Dan Harmon’s “You’ll Be Perfect When You’re Dead: The Collected Online Writings Of Dan Harmon”

Get your Dan Harmon on this very day! The first edition of Dan Harmon’s book, “You’ll be Perfect When You’re Dead: The Collected Online Writings of Dan Harmon” drops today […]

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Bree Housley: ‘We Hope You Like This Song’

Small town Iowa native Bree Housley, now big city sweat pant wearing author in Chicago, has penned a book, or what could also be called a “tribute”, to ineffable, incomparable […]

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An Open Letter To Jamie Lee Curtis Taete Of Vice

This is a belated, open letter to Jamie Lee Curtis Taete of Vice.com, and his article “Reasons Why Los Angeles Is The Worst Place Ever“. I’m not here to defend […]

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Best Of 2012: Most Entertaining Movies

I should preface this list by apologizing—I haven’t seen some of the most acclaimed movies of this year. So movies that could have made this list—Holy Motors, This Is 40, […]

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Mike Kelton Guest Post: Underappreciated – Toenail Clippers

Our Underappreciated column has started off with a bang, so it comes as no surprise that the amazing talent featured on Serial Optimist wants in on the action! Mike Kelton […]

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More Thought Catalog Equals More Stellar Content With The Launch Of Their Digital Books Division

We all know that Thought Catalog is one of the best publications for high quality content. You see it mentioned in multiple interviews on Serial Optimist when people name their […]

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A 14-Year-Olds Point Of View On One Of Our Favorite Books: ‘The Outsiders’

“Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold…” These were the last words of Johnny as he lay on his deathbed. What does this statement mean to you? To me it means to […]

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Hanson Nostalgia

The following is a homage to a group of men that I regard as the most artistically influential people I have ever met, albeit briefly. You are three men that […]

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Jackie Chan Nostalgia

When I was a kid my parents were very strict about my media consumption. My movie options were mostly limited to Disney movies, old westerns and carefully curated PG-fare. Around […]

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The Perks To Moving Home

FREE HOUSING Let’s start with the basics here, people. Moving home after college (or after your quarter-life crisis, or after your mid-life crisis, or just to harass your aging parents) […]