People Overseas Share the Most Obvious Signs a Person is American

Back in the mid-aughts, I was part of an exchange program that took a few lucky Americans on a trip to Japan for a few incredible weeks. It was a little nerve-wracking to think about traveling in a country where I couldn’t read or speak the language, but to my surprise, it was incredibly easy …
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Funny & Confused Tweets About the Way Movies Portray Americans

Stereotypes exist everywhere, but American movies and television seem to leave Twitter users with the most questions.  Do Americans really drink milk straight from the carton in the morning? Do they all have 1,000 pillows on their bed? The answers to most of these questions are both yes and no. I, personally, have a modest …
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Funniest Fake Spirit Halloween Costumes That Never Existed But Totally Should

With copyright issues more prevalent and rampant than ever, it seems that every year, Spirit Halloween, one of the biggest costume sellers in the country, attempts to make knock off and spin-off costumes that can toe the line between being recognizable and culturally relevant, but also arguably not a copyrighted Disney character. With not only …
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‘Check to see if the corn is taller than you’: The Most Fun Things to do in The Midwest

Anyone down for Casey’s Pizza? 

Straight Dudes List All the Gender-Based Assumptions That Annoy Them

It’s accepted wisdom that when you’re a (white) straight man, you sit on top of the privilege pile. Nine times out of ten, society is doing its best to keep you on top, even when that doesn’t feel very comfortable.  As a result, it leads the rest of us to put this group in a …
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Starter Pack Memes That Speak The Truth

As relatable memes go, these starter pack memes rarely disappoint. Everyone loves a relatable meme, and as relatable memes go, these get more respect from us than the usual «work sucks» tweet with an image. While starter packs aren’t the quickest memes to make, they don’t require coming up with a clever caption, the carefully selected …
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Funny and Confused Tweets About the Way Movies Portray Americans

Stereotypes exist everywhere, but American movies and television seem to leave Twitter users with the most questions.  Do Americans really drink milk straight from the carton in the morning? Do they all have 1,000 pillows on their bed? The answers to most of these questions are both yes and no. I, personally, have a modest …
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Americans Reveal Truths About The U.S. That The Rest Of The World Doesn’t Know

It’s no secret that the U.S. is one of the most influential countries in the world. From its immense political power to the amount of cultural exports it has managed to produce, it’s hard to find another country that hasn’t been touched by its impact in some way — especially if it’s English speaking.  Despite …
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