Category Archives: This is Awkward

Funny things from the internet, or that readers have received.

Attack of the Gumnut Babies

I had been dating a guy for about three months, and things had been going reasonably well. That was, until I decided to take him to an Australia Day party as my plus-one. I’d been there with him for about … Continue reading

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Co-worker DRAMA

I was riding my bike on my university’s campus the other evening when I heard two women loudly arguing. I looked around to see where the noise was coming from and realized it was a pair of ladies sitting next … Continue reading

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Older, Not Wiser

I met this guy at a back-to-school event. He’s a grad student in my department, I’m an undergrad. I’d never seen him around, as there’s not a ton of crossover between the graduate students & undergrads in our programs. But … Continue reading

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Happy 4th From An Anonymous Dick

What does American Independence Day mean to you? Does it mean waking up to an uninvited dick pic from a stranger? Nope, us either! This happened to one of our dear friends this morning. And boy did she handle it … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being Wallet Guy

It was a lovely winter evening in Southern California and a group of us girls were out at one of the trendiest spots in Santa Monica.  The beautiful people were out in full force.  We stumbled into the game room … Continue reading

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Wanna See My Gun?

This past summer I had an internship in Washington D.C. working in the political realm. I had never dated a guy from the South, until one evening at a bar on 14th Street, I met a guy- lets call him Jack … Continue reading

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Balloon Lover Man

Meet Dave. Dave has romantic relationships with balloons. He is twenty-seven, a proud “looner” and single, ladies!!! Woooo.

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Trader Joe’s Missed Connection Gem

Craigslist personals offer hilarious reads in the sections “missed connections” and “casual encounters”. I read them for fun sometimes, not going to lie. “Missed connections” you can read hoping you’ll find a post about you. “Casual encounters” tends to be … Continue reading

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Bizarre Completely Bare Email Links Engagements with Brazilians. WTF Cindy Barshop, YOU DON’T KNOW ME.

Recently, the waxing salon Completely Bare sent out this email to their customers. When I opened it, I was confused because neither of these statements are true, they used the letter U to replace the word you, and even if … Continue reading

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We’re going to DIE! Just kidding, will you marry me?

For some, marriage proposals are a sweet moment between two people making one of the biggest decisions of their lives together in a quiet, private location. For others, wedding proposals represent the perfect time to convince your partner they are … Continue reading

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