Hiatus Fun: Teen Wolf Trivia

I’m not sure if we can call this an actual hiatus. It’s more of a “catch your breath and regroup because we’ll be back in a hot minute to continue ruining your lives.” Remember when we used to have to wait a year between seasons? Oh man. The good old days, huh?

Look at these BABIES. s1 feels have been unleashed. Sorry not sorry. ;D

Look at these BABIES. s1 feels have been unleashed. Sorry not sorry. ;D

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For season three we hosted a fic challenge that was SO much fun, but we decided that we wanted to do something a little different for the break before season four starts. Liz and I had a mind-hive moment and emailed each other about doing a trivia night at literally the same exact time, asked Heidi, Brie, and Elle what they thought, and then GAVEL BANG. Teen Wolf Trivia was born.

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Birchbox vs. Ipsy – April 2014

birchbox vs ipsy header keysmashI have two products I wear on my face every day – foundation and mascara. I’ve yet to find the right foundation (none of them are made for vampires) but I rarely stray from my go-to mascara. The point of telling you this is that lately I haven’t been wearing much else, makeup-wise. All the lovely samples I’ve been getting in the mail are collecting dust in my bathroom. I am making a spring resolution to try more of them.

The ones I don’t use, maybe I’ll swap. We’ll see. Either way, let’s check out what I got this month.

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All The Single Ladies

I’m not sure what’s in the water lately, but every time I go on Facebook, someone else is engaged, newly married, or pregnant. Just this week alone, I’ve had many talks with single friends on dating, and relationships . We all have different likes, dislikes, and preferences when it comes to the guys or girls we date, but there are some common themes that pop up from time to time. Therefore, here are my “30 thoughts you have, when you’re 30 and single”.

(This is from the viewpoint of a woman finding a man to date, but feel free to change the genders/pronouns to work for you!)

1. It’s so freeing being single!

2. Who needs a boyfriend anyway?

3. Huh. My perpetually single BFF just got a boyfriend.

4. And so did my other BFF. Shit.

5. No biggie, I don’t mind being the 3rd wheel.

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Snog/Marry/BFF

snog marry bff header keysmashLook at poor Harry. So tortured. That’s because we gave him a hard decision to make, and now we’re going to force a similar decision upon our readers. Out of each of the following trios, whom would you snog, whom would you marry, and who would end up as your BFF? We’ll tell you ours if you tell us yours. Well, actually we’ll tell you ours anyway.

Isn’t it good to know we care about the real issues here at Keysmash? Okay, go!

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Trio one: Anthony Bourdain/Alton Brown/Ludo Lefebvre

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Who’s Who in Comic Book Land

Unless you’re living under a rock, you have probably heard some talk in recent years of The Avengers, The Dark Knight, and possibly Tony Stark. The “comic book” genre has been taking over the summer blockbuster and has even started to infiltrate live action television. The main two players in this game are, of course, DC Comics and Marvel Comics. Between both of these companies, they control 80% of the comic book industry, and they have both become generators of pop culture phenomena.

Though there is a rivalry between the two companies, I’m not here to get into that fight.

Amell TweetHonestly, I don’t have a ton of comic book cred (I mostly buy philosophy comics, no, really), but I do watch a ton of TV (and *ahem* cartoons) and movies. And I am obsessed with the comic book genre.

In general, it seems that DC’s TV game is stronger than Marvel’s and Marvel’s movie game is stronger than DC’s (the exception, of course, being Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy). With the influx of Marvel movies coming out in the next few years, a new TV series featuring The Flash, and Batman’s 75th birthday last week, if you aren’t in the know, you’re going to be left behind.

What I present to you here is a who’s who of the major players in the comic book genre today, which players belong in which camp, and where you can see them.

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OT5 KEYSMASH

ot5 keysmash headerOT5 KEYSMASH is where we come for our regular dose of flail. We’ve each chosen one thing that has made us asdf;lkj recently. Do these things make you smash your keys?

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Brie’s Pick: Kitten!Louis

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What Do You Mean You Aren’t Watching That?!

You would probably assume that I am totally, 100% up-to-date on all of the most popular things on tv, right? WRONG. I’m not. It’s kind of embarrassing. People ask me what I thought about last week’s Big TV Show Of The Moment and I’m like “Uh…I rewatched all of Firefly this weekend?”

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We did a Five Things post about tumblr fandoms. You know, shows that you sorta follow but only because you see gifs and commentary all over your tumblr dash? That is literally how I stay “current” with popular television. It’s part laziness, part ADHD (you mean I have to PAY ATTENTION? pffffftttt), and part not ever wanting to leave my comfort zone.

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MyFaceTwitTumJournal

My brother is super anti-Facebook. He’s super anti-a lot of things, and usually only with the justification of, “I don’t like this thing and no logical argument will be acknowledged.” In his heated defense of his stance he repeats himself frequently, and one thing I’ve heard over and over lately is a quote he read on Twitter. “Facebook is the lies you tell your family and Twitter is the truth you tell to strangers.”

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My Mad Fat Diary

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Lacey. Feel free to leave comments for them below and we’ll make sure they see them!

There are so many things that I love about My Mad Fat Diary that I’m not really sure where to start.

I guess I’ll start at the beginning.

When my good friend first introduced me to this show, I’ll admit, I was hesitant. Just the name made me unsure. A show about an overweight 16 year old girl who’s just been released from a psychiatric hospital, struggling not only with her mental health, but her body image, and all the other things that come along with being a teenager? As someone who has also struggled with some of the same things, I was worried.

Would they do it right? Could they? Was it possible for a tv show to really portray something so deep and real and emotional and important, and to do it well?

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