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Cooking Challenge Day 3 results: Dinner, dancing, and drinking games

Ooh, Homies, are you in for a treat. Ever hear me talk about "that guy I married"? Ever wondered what he was like? On day three of the challenge, my shy dude came out of hiding and is featured pretty prominently. Also featured on this dinner video: The drinking game I invented based on how much I whine. I call it "wine for whine." So pour yourself a glass and feel free to play along as you watch…

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Cosplay storage solutions… from IKEA?

This past year I've started to dabble in cosplay. Even though I just have four costumes, I'm ALREADY feeling the storage pinch. That's why this "IKEA bedroom stories" video, featuring a super-awesome cosplayer, made my day. Watch this and then let's talk…

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Spreading the relaxing, tingly love of the autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR)

ASMR stands for "autonomous sensory meridian response," which is basically a fancy made-up acronym for a heightened feeling of relaxation, accompanied by tingles, especially in the scalp and spine. I got into ASMR a year or so ago, during a stressful period of my PhD. I was watching a HELL of a lot of make-up and massage tutorials, not so much for the actual tips, but because they gave me a lovely relax-y buzz. And then Youtube, in its wisdom, suggested an ASMR Massage video…

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5 British comedies and soaps you should watch when you need a break from zombies, meth, and fantasy

I don't own a TV, but I'm the queen bee of streaming the shows I love to watch online, either via Netflix, Hulu, or some kind of third party. I'm not a fan of some of the bigger shows that are either on TV right now or recently ended (Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones), so when Parenthood skips a week (heeeey network TV) or I'm all Grey's Anatomy-ed out, I head over to Netflix and start watching funny British comedies instead.