Skip to main content

Even More Unpopular Opinions



So I've done two of these so far (find them here and here) and now I'm back with a whole new round of unpopular opinions. Agree or disagree, some of these are sure to spark conversation or debate!


1. Glossier is overrated.


2. Short hair on girls is super cute.


3. Game of Thrones was probably the worst series of the decade. 


4. Traveling alone is more fun than traveling with a partner.


5. Bob Dylan is good, but probably not the best folk singer of all time. (Sorry, fellow Minnesotans!)



Comments

  1. Unpopular opinions are always fun to read! I definitely agree that short hair on girls looks great (as well as long hair). I even like how some girls look bald :)

    As for Game of Thrones, I really loved the series right up until the last season that I really wish didn't exist. It's still hard for me to believe that it was such a colossal failure (as far as I'm concerned at least).

    Kathrin | Polar Bear Style

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It seems like a lot of people didn't like the end of Game of Thrones. That's a bummer, it's always horrible to close a series on a sour note.

      Buffy the Vampire Slayer had a lackluster ending, in my opinion, and I'll always be a little salty about that. :p

      Delete
    2. I feel the same way about Buffy. It was my favorite when I was growing up and I was so disappointed by the ending...

      Kathrin | Polar Bear Style

      Delete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

I Finally Made The Chickpea Stew

The Spiced Chickpea Stew with Coconut and Turmeric went viral earlier this year after it was originally published in the New York Times and I can recall at least five different lifestyle bloggers who made and raved about it.

Being the contrarian that I am, I wasn't one to jump on the bandwagon.

However, with autumn fast approaching and my desire to add to my cooking repertoire suddenly at 100% now that I don't have to worry about any rigid dietary preferences, I figured I would actually give this stew a try and see if I want to keep it on rotation this season.

Spoiler alert: It's pretty amazing.


There are a couple different versions of this floating around the internet, but the linked recipe from Epicurious was the one that made the final cut. D-man (referenced in this post - *wink wink nudge nudge*) was kind enough to pick up some ingredients needed for it on his way over my place last weekend.

I attempted to cast myself as a prep cook, but I'll be honest - I've …

Welcome to The Mystifying World of Modern Dating

Truth be told, I have no idea why I did this
To set the scene: I had recently gotten out of my last long-term relationship and was finally moving out to start my life anew on my own terms. My ex and I were on (mostly) good terms, still operating as friends and giving each other life advice (and maybe a little dating advice) so it felt like a good time to test out the dating app scene. He'd been perusing the waters of Bumble and Tinder, but I wanted to see for myself just how strange and difficult this land of online dating really was.

The Experiment:

The first dating app I installed was Hinge - their slogan is literally that they are designed to be deleted, they promise lasting results that fast. Within two hours of creating my profile and answering three conversation-hook questions, three different guys and one girl were trying to match with me.

1. Let's call this guy City Pages - since he's a freelance writer for this local publication. We spent a day or two chitchattin…

Menhera and Yami Kawaii - So Cute I Could Die

Unless you're an avid follower of the more obscure fashion trends to creep out of Harajuku in the last two decades, you probably haven't heard of the fashion subculture movements that are challenging Japan's silent mental illness epidemic and suicide problem.

*Content Warning: Mentions of mental illness, self-harm, suicide, and other potentially triggering ideas. Read at your own risk.


Enter Menhera and Yami Kawaii.

According to the tumblr account fymenhera, menhera (メンヘラ) is a Japanese slang term derived from the English 'mental health' and sparked a whole underground fashion subculture often referred to as yami kawaii (病みかわいい) or "sick cute".

Refinery29 did a piece on this a while back, which you can find here or simply watch the video below:


Japan (and other parts of Asia) have long carried an intense and negative stigma towards mental illness. Those suffering from mental illness or other mental health problems had very little in the way of resources or…