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G. Doucette | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy
G. Doucette

If you want to describe something and don't feel like also using your brain, just reach for a cliché instead! It tells the reader, "this part isn't very important, so you only have to give it as much attention as I did when I put these words together," which is helpful!

9 Reasons You Won't Pursue Your Dreams

Jordan Dansky | Posted 08.18.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

So if we all have big, wild dreams, why are so few people actively working towards those dreams Why, you might ask? Because we are all given some pretty crappy advice.

You've Been Traveling Wrong All Along, Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel

You know all that great advice you get from certain websites, protective neighbors and both sets of grandparents before you travel? It's awesome, but ...

Jason Linkins

Here's Some Bad State Of The Union Advice For President Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

In just a few hours, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech called “The State Of The Union” and deliver it to a joint session of Congress. I...

Well, Here is Some Really Terrible Love Advice From Celebrities

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

When it comes to matters of the heart, why anyone would think to take advice from a celebrity is beyond us. They tend to have spotty track records whe...

7 Ridiculous Pieces Of Advice For Female Lawyers

Posted 10.29.2013 | Women

Before a member of the Women's Committee at law firm Clifford Chance emailed a list of "Presentation Tips for Women" to the company's female employees...

12 Terrible Pieces Of Marriage Advice

Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce

There's no shortage of people wanting to give you relationship advice when you let on that your marriage is on the rocks. And as well-meaning as mo...

The 7 Worst Pieces Of Marriage Advice

Posted 09.29.2013 | Divorce

Written by Jenny Erikson on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. Opinions are like belly buttons -- everyone has one. Especially when they are trying to “...

How To Quit Your Job

Posted 08.23.2013 | Comedy

1. Point to yourself and say "You could've had this!" 2. Work in a glitter bomb if you can, tastefully. 3. Set up a stuffed animal at yo...

How To React To Your Friend's Terrible Engagement

Posted 08.20.2013 | Comedy

If your friend is getting engaged to someone you hate, it's hard to react to the news in a polite manner. Fortunately, UCB Comedy has a helpful tutori...

The Worst Diet Tips Ever

Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Stephanie Castillo for Prevention.com You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the 90s, an...

The Perfect Solution To Your Boring, Blah Outfit

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy

Is your outfit boring? Does it need a little something to make it interesting? If it seems unlikely that any amount of fashion advice will save your d...

Now To Eat Healthy (Just Kidding)

Posted 07.25.2013 | Comedy

Eating healthy is easy if you follow these tips, sort of. Not really. Via Pleated Jeans...

PRO TIPS: How To Deal With Running Into Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy

You knew this day would come. You're out and about and you see your ex. Maybe he or she has already spotted you. Be prepared for this nerve-wracking e...

PRO TIPS: How To Throw The Perfect Party

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy

Throwing the perfect soiree is easy if you follow these tips. 1. Dip - Having (or not having) the right dip can make or break your party. Think lon...

The Worst Relationship Advice I've Ever Received

Posted 07.02.2013 | Divorce

Most relationship advice comes from a well-meaning place. But like a bad game of telephone, sometimes the most well-intentioned advice from friends an...

Insane Fourth Of July Tips

Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy

We're all looking for some ways to save money. Bill Tull, the prop master on "Conan," giving us tips on how to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July. ...

PRO TIPS: 9 Awesome Office Power Moves

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy

1. Bathroom power move If someone is inside a stall in the office bathroom, whisper "I know it's you." Make sure to use an accusatory tone. ...

A Total Maniac's Guide To 18th Century Sword Fighting

Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy

There are plenty of sword fighting tips from people who aren't nuts, but those are just so dry to read through. These are some really helpful 18th cen...

11 Types Of Women Dudes Should Avoid

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 04.21.2013 | Comedy

Dating is hard, especially for women. But it's easier when you know there are certain types of women that heterosexual men will always avoid. And fell...

The Worst Travel Advice Ever

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

"Egypt isn't going anywhere." Those were the famous words that a friend spoke to me when I had to cancel plans to visit Cairo (the backdrop of the civ...

How To Tell When 'Good' Advice Is Bad For You

ForbesWoman | Posted 12.19.2011 | Women

A significant number of my coaching and consulting colleagues across the country have shared with me this past year that they've hired outside help (m...

Jason Linkins

Pretend Democrats Rewrite Column Advising Obama Not To Run For Re-Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.21.2012 | Media

Douglas Schoen and Patrick Caddell, who pretend to be Democrats even though they do not support Democratic politicians or causes or policy platforms, have a column up in the Wall Street Journal advising President Barack Obama to quit now and not run for re-election, even though the only GOP candidate that seems to pose a consistent challenge to him in the polls is Mitt Romney, and the Obama re-elect team has sort of started raising money to run for re-election and everything. It's almost needless to say that Democrats should never follow the advice of Schoen and Caddell.

5 Ways To Keep Your Man From Cheating? Really?

Tracy Clayton | Posted 11.09.2011 | Black Voices
Tracy Clayton

I'm tired of men lecturing women on how to behave in relationships and teaching them how to not screw it up. So, here's a little piece I'd like to call "5 Reasons That This Advice Doesn't Make Any Sense."

The Worst Piece Of Advice Ever

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 07.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

If you've been spending your time avoiding your passion or what you love in favor of something more practical, you are not only cheating yourself but the world out of your greatness.