I Went to the Luke's Diner Pop-Up Shop and Here's What It Was Like
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I Went to the Luke's Diner Pop-Up Shop and Here's What It Was Like

Oy with the poodles already.

Only 51 days until the Gilmore Girls Netflix revival, but who's counting? (Me. I am.)

ICYMI, today there were hundreds of Luke's Diner Pop-Ups across the U.S., where you could go, get free coffee, a nifty Gilmore Girls coffee sleeve or themed cup, see a life sized cutout of everyone's favorite diner owner, and generally pretend like you're in Stars Hollow.

According to our coffee sources, (aka we asked the barista), Netflix just sent them a box of goodies to display around the store. See: totally on-point no cell phone sign.

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And, if you're lucky, you might just get a Luke-themed barista. Notice the backwards hat. (Shout out to HubBub coffee in Radnor, Pa. You rock.)

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There were even two ladies knitting at one of the tables, which, for all my fellow super fans, is a clear reference to S.7, Ep. 9, Knit, People Knit. The women said they were just there by chance, but I am 100 percent convinced it was NOT a coincidence. (I see you, Netflix.)

Also, is anyone else super pumped to see Luke's take on modern-yet-annoying trends like the man bun and Instagramming your food at restaurants? Us, too.

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One more, because who doesn't need their 3 p.m. coffee served up in a Lorelai Gilmore-themed coffee cup? Yup, keeping that cup.

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And if that isn't enough for you thirsty little GG super fans, here is a new Gilmore Girls preview of the show (well, mostly old clips from the show mixed in with some new interviews), but we'll take what we can get, amiright?

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What It Was Really Like to Go to an All-Girls Boarding School

There's no Netflix and there's no chill.

I feel the need to educate the masses about what it was really like to go to boarding school. I attended an all-girls boarding school in high school from sophomore to senior year. It was one of the best times of my life, but there seems to be a lot of misconceptions about my experience there. I blame pervy teenage boys and Zoey 101 for these lies. Here's how it really went down.

There were no pillow fights in our underwear. This didn't happen. Not even once. No. If there were ever any pillow fights (and there weren't) they were in baggy sweatpants. As an all-girls school, sweatpants were basically our uniform. The most sexual activity was changing clothes in the hallway. No guys, no shame.

We were all gay. This is the only myth that is somewhat rooted in truth. Yes, a lot of girls actually were gay. But, personally, I think that was only known because our school was just so open and cool with everything so it was never a big deal. You like girls? Cool! You like girls and boys? Also cool. You have a crush on the only male teacher, even though he's 67 years old? Somehow also acceptable.

We did drugs/something bad and that's why you go to a boarding school. "So what did you do?" is the first question I always get every time I explain my boarding school past. First of all, how rude. Second, no, I did not get busted for drugs. I wasn't pregnant. These boarding prep schools aren't for delinquent youth, but rather for smart kids looking for a more challenging education.

There was a lot of hazing. Actually, there was... But it was fun, I promise! Who doesn't love cutting the lawn with nail clippers and public shaming?

We are all bratty, privileged rich kids. I blame Gossip Girl for this. There's no denying that many of my peers came from privileged, wealthy households. However, there was also a large scholarship endowment for students who could not afford tuition on their own. I received scholarships, as did several of my close friends. It was normal, and definitely not weird. All of my classmates, regardless of family, were held to the same academic and disciplinary standards.

We basically chilled all day. Um, no. Imagine your college course load on acid, mixed with leadership positions, varsity sports, and study hall. Even with all this, you will only graze the surface of the crazy workload prep schools force on students. Living at school means the school day never ends. Literally never. Even after study hall (7:30-9:30 p.m.) there is still so much more work to do, not to mention the strict curfew and internet restrictions. There's no Netflix and there's no chill.

It's not weird. Hopefully I've enlightened you about the real life of boarding schools. We aren't all rich lesbians! We're real people just like you!

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Bubby and Pop Pop: On Buzzfeed Quizzes

More like Bubby and Bro Bro.

In the latest episode of B&P, Bubby and Pop Pop try to find out what percentage "bro" Pop Pop is (these titles are starting to sound like Always Sunny in Philadelphia episodes) by having him take a Buzzfeed quiz.

It's a pretty revealing episode. We find out that Pop Pop once broke his leg during a game of beer pong and that he wears a kaftan and fez.

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How My Hoe Phase Turned Me Into the Person I Wanted to Be

I am ashamed of nothing!

Since the time when I was 15, when my mother reluctantly allowed me to have my first boyfriend, I was a serial dater. Maybe it's my daddy issues, or perhaps I just watched one too many episodes of Gilmore Girls, but I was completely and utterly miserable without consistent male company. I looked at my single friends who were partying and making out with strangers from neighboring schools wondering how in the hell they could be happy without the fragile bond that is a horny teenager relationship.

Enter college, and enter me: newly single, down five pounds, and ready to enter the world of casual hookups. But, when you're used to guys pursuing you for the romantic long haul, hookups don't come easy. Sometimes the guy you're fucking, who you are not at all interested in dating, starts fucking someone else, too. So naturally, as an emotionally unstable college female, you become interested in dating him after all. This was the tragically dysfunctional start of my relationship that endured far more than it should have -- until the second semester of my freshman year.

And let me tell you, once I was free, I was happier than a drunk white girl when the song Work comes on at the bar. But it had been so long since I'd been in the game, I realized I didn't even know how to speak to someone of the opposite sex without sounding like a complete boner. But, after a couple of awkward encounters featuring Netflix, a lack of ejaculatory warnings, and one hauntingly curved schlong (all brought to you by Tinder and fraternity parties), I quickly began to get the hang of what my role model Amy Schumer would describe as, "catching a dick whenever I want".

But, what I realized was that my hookups were making me into the person I had set out to be in college. I could be the fun and outgoing person who shotguns beers and knows how to have a conversation with someone of the opposite sex that didn't involve the answers to last night's accounting problems. Talking to guys made me more comfortable talking to people in general, and so I've made way more friends along the way. Not to mention, I have some great hoe stories to reflect on when I'm a 47 year-old suburban wine mom.

But, the best part? I was no longer wrapped up in creating a Gone Girl worthy scheme of trapping some poor schmuck into being my boyfriend. I became a better student and a better friend, because I was no longer so busy with my own relationship issues that I neglected the happenings in the lives of my BFFs. But mostly, I became better to myself. And when the time comes, the confidence, independence, and self-love (albeit sometimes bordering on narcissism that I've learned), are only going to make me a better girlfriend when the right guy does come around. The wise philosopher, Kanye West, once said that one good girl is worth a thousand bitches. But as far as finding that one? Well, let's just say I'm not dreading searching through the thousand until I do.

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The Cool Kids of Instagram

Badass girls you should be following on Insta.

@PraiseTheLourd (Billie Lourd)

You may know her as Princess Leia's daughter IRL, or as Chanel #3 in Scream Queens, or you might even know her from her cameo in the new Star Wars movie. If for some reason you haven't heard of her, allow me to introduce Billie: she's the QUEEN of not giving a fuck about Instagram hashtags. Her posts usually involve her world travels, her adorable dog, and a dramatic pose. Fabulous.

@SofiaRichie

You'll notice a pattern that most of these queens of Insta come from famous families. Sofia Richie is no exception--she's Lionel Richie's daughter and Nicole Richie's sister. I get the vibe that she is probably too cool for us all, and damn well knows it. Regardless, she's badass, edgy and chic. Go follow her now.

@LilyRose_Depp

As Johnny Depp's daughter, this girl was bound to be beautiful in a unique and alternative kind of way. She's definitely both of those characteristics already and much more. In fact, Lily-Rose recently announced that she is the new face of Chanel No. 5. If you're wanting fashion and beauty inspo, look no further.

@GeorgiaMayJagger

Similarly, as Mick Jagger's daughter, this chick was bound to be a rock-n-roll badass. She's now a model and definitely takes after her father in the attitude department; and honestly, in the looks department as well. She looks a lot like her dad. It's weird. But she is so effortlessly cool, so just get over it.

@KaiaGerber

Cindy Crawford's daughter and exact replica. Enough said.

@ChloeAndHalle

These sisters are the proteges of Beyonce and even made a cameo in her Lemonade film (NBD). Youtube stars, actresses and singers, these sisters will be household names in no time. Their joint Insta has the most amazing aesthetic.

@LottieMossxo

Recognize that last name? Yep, Kate Moss has a little sister and yep, she is a drop-dead gorgeous model too. You can tell she has a similar personality to her older sister, which makes for an Instagram account that will no doubt make you green with envy.

@DelilahBelle

Fun fact: I first saw this Hollywood youngster when she appeared on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills with her mother, Lisa Rinna. You'll live vicariously through her pics, which all seem like she's dressed for some sort of music festival. She's an up-and-coming model with major boho chic vibes.

@PyperAmerica

She's already pretty Instafamous, which is how she was discovered as a model in the first place. Also, it doesn't hurt that she has an insanely hot brother who appears often in her posts as well. He's pictured in the photo above, you're welcome.

@Zendaya

...but you already knew that. You probably already follow the only person to ever make Disney Channel look cool.


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Gilmore Girls Is Officially Back (Video)

OMG, it's true, Gilmore Girls is coming to Netflix.

If you grew up watching Gilmore Girls like I did, this is probably your dream come true. I mean, what was better than coming home, after a long day of school, and plopping your ass on the couch to watch the romantic drama of both Rory and Lorelai unfold. I can only imagine what the boy drama will be like in this new Netflix series. And the good news is, you can watch this from wherever, whenever!