7 reasons Snapchat is better than Facebook

1. You pick and choose who sees each post without having to edit privacy settings constantly.
Anybody that keeps up with me knows that I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Honestly, I think most people in the world do, but for some odd reason, we keep using it. I figure the reasons are an equal mix of exhibitionism and voyeurism, and it is that mix that we can’t seem to... Read more »

Grindr down: gay panic tweets (Part 2)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Grindr is down and I&#39;m currently getting hit on via Facebook chat. The gays will always find a way.</p>&mdash; James Lohan Jenner (@james_lohan) <a href="https://twitter.com/james_lohan/status/693607217254236160">January 31, 2016</a></blockquote> <script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Grindr, the gay social networking app, has been down for almost eight hours. Earlier today, I published some of the most hilarious tweets in regards to gays not being able to connect with likeminded people near them. However, shit is real now. It’s Saturday evening, and gays are looking for the love of their life... Read more »

Grindr is down, gay panic takes over Twitter

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Grindr is down.<br><br>The gay empire falls into chaos with twinks being the first to die</p>&mdash; SATAN (@chrismegrath1) <a href="https://twitter.com/chrismegrath1/status/693520547775451137">January 30, 2016</a></blockquote> <script  src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
The gay social networking app Grindr is currently suffering a server outage. This means that gay and really confused straight men are unable to log-in and see how close their nearest counterparts are. This is sad news because the gay world has relied on Grindr for almost seven years to communicate. Due to this dependence,... Read more »
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Will Freshii fill the Chipotle void?

With all the news reports going around, it’s clear that stock market analysts and bankers are worried about whether Chipotle will ever be able regain the stronghold it once held. Since news broke in late November about food-borne illnesses being linked to Chipotle chains, many people have given up eating there. The lines that once stretched... Read more »

Boy Toys Pocket Cabaret slays first night at Hydrate

Chicago has officially welcomed Boy Toy’s Pocket Cabaret to its’ new Thursday night residence at Hydrate Nightclub. Jimmie Swagger, the Boy Toy himself, is the show’s co-producer and founder. He has worked hard to gather a cast of incredible talent that had packed the Boystown bar on a weeknight. Hosted by P NoNoire, co-producer, this... Read more »

Chi-Town Rising inaugural event a blast for those who attended

The Corona Beach House was the place to be when it came to Chi-Town Rising.
If you scroll through Facebook, Twitter, or the local news, you might think that Chicago’s inaugural Chi-Town Rising was a flop. Whether the criticism is based on the star, the planning, or even the fact that Chi-Town Rising celebrated 2016 around 30 seconds late, the fact is that some Chicagoans have stuck to their tradition... Read more »
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Facebook is making the world a hardhearted bitch

Facebook is making the world a hardhearted bitch
I remember being asked when I was younger what I would want my super power to be if I could only have one. “I want to be able to fly,” I would normally answer. Occasionally, I’d answer something about teleporting or something silly, but there were just a small group of answers I would cycle... Read more »

Hey negative people, if you don't like what I love just keep it to yourself

Hey negative people, if you don't like what I love just keep it to yourself
As someone who loves to be in a crowd and who loves to step into the spotlight, it comes as a shock to a lot of people that I do not really care for people that much. To me, people are just so annoying, myself included. Whether they are whining about their job/partner/mistress/house or complaining... Read more »

Gaining weight after a huge weight loss is not a laughing matter

Gaining weight after a huge weight loss is not a laughing matter
Talking about weight loss is super easy, but talking about weight gain is not quiet as easy. After celebrating the loss of over 126 pounds over the course of last year and the first part of this year, I am sad to report that I am now 30 pounds heavier than I want to be.... Read more »
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"Dear Fat People" haters need to look within

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Nicole Arbour, now famous for her “Dear Fat People” video, is making the rounds on talk shows to try to save her reputation. Arbour, previously known for being a comedian, motivator, and, according to her YouTube profile, emoji lover; is now only known for her video about fat people. Though she probably thought it was... Read more »
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