Topic: 1930′s

What Dating Was Like In The 1930s

What Dating Was Like In The 1930s

The sexy, carefree roar of the ’20s came to an abrupt whimper when the stock market crashed on October 24th, 1929. Black Tuesday would mark the beginning of the Great Depression which was (spoiler!) incredibly depressing. Any young men and women left in the country ditched their dried up farms to stand in the bread lines and look for work in American cities.

It was a shitty time to be American, and an even shittier time to be a single American woman. So what was dating like in the 1930s? Hold onto your worn-out fedoras as we explore love and life in the Great Depression… More »

Gallery: Your Guide To Surviving Holiday Horrors

Gallery: Your Guide To Surviving Holiday Horrors

We’re inspired by the sensible advice from out friends at Jezebel about surviving your office holiday party. Don’t wear ironic sweaters! Don’t get drunk! Look at them. Making good decisions. But look, just because we’re drunk right now – and wearing comically ugly holiday sweaters, every last one of us – doesn’t mean that we can’t offer good(ish) advice, too. So, here. Here is your early guide to surviving the hell-horrors summoned by children’s persistent letters to Satan. More »