Shawn Binder
Staff Writer

Shawn Binder is an essayist who has appeared in Hello Mr. Magazine, VICE.com, and The Huffington Post. When he's not eating hummus or crying at videos of otters he is writing his second book I Can Self Destruct. You can purchase his book "Everything Is Embarrassing," on iTunes or Amazon now.

Posts by Shawn Binder
Questions Everyone Wishes They Could Ask on a First Date

The questions you wish you could ask, but can't because you're not a psycho.

All The Ways The Cold Weather Will Try and Break Your Spirit

This is how the winter will try to own you.

Black Friday Is Not as Awesome as You Think

If Christmas were about giving, Black Friday would be the equivalent of a gladiator ring.

The Type of Love You Can Never Forget

They will haunt you with “what ifs” and “maybes,” and that is how you remember how real it all felt.

'90s Grrrrrrl Power Movies to Inspire Your Inner Feminist

Everybody should have seen these kick-ass '90s movies.

What the Guff?! The Strangest News Stories From the Week of 11/15 You Probably Missed

This week we have a man "uniquely" thanking veterans for their service and a Barbie doll that may be spying on you.

Graze: The Snack Service Changing the Way We Nibble

It”™s like Christmas, if your Christmas gifts were delivered to your door weekly and they were only snacks.

How to Respect Yourself (So Others Will Too)

Life really is too short to not dance like a fool and deprive yourself of Chinese food.

Eat Like Royalty With These Stupid-Simple Mug and Microwave Meals

We know you're busy, so skip the theatrics and make amazing meals with just a mug and a microwave (and ingredients, we guess).

Little Things You Can Do to Instantly Improve Your Life

Life can get you down, but here is how to brighten up your darkest days in a flash.

What the Guff?! The Strangest News Stories From the Week of 11/8 You Probably Missed

This week we have the most expensive diamond in the world and a "teen sexting apocalypse."

The Terrifying and Abandoned City of Chernobyl

The nuclear accident that occurred would go down as the deadliest in history.

What the Guff?! The Strangest News Stories From the Week of 11/1 You Probably Missed

This week we have a clown you can pay to scare your children and a very sexy cake.

Guff Exclusive: We Chatted With Galvin Scott Davis About 'Daisy Chain' and Kate Winslet

Galvin understands just how much his words have touched those who need a confidence boost, at every age.

Times You Should Never Feel Guilty Saying "No"

Your body, your rules!