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Issue #12 October 2014

The Saturday Six: Epic Pumpkin Carving Skills

October 25, 2014 // 28 Comments

   This whole month we have been talking about pumpkins. Some of us…hate them. Some of us…mildly tolerate them. One of us is excited for Christmas already. While most of the country is busy bitching about Pumpkin Spice and the other Spice Girls, and carving the traditional square, square, triangle, half moon with teeth into their [Click For More]

Weird Things We Do For Love

October 24, 2014 // 18 Comments

It was 103º in July and I was driving 300 miles to see the snowboarding mountain upstart with the smoldering gaze I’d met on the slopes a few months earlier. My heart was a restless puppy. Forty miles into my drive, my 20-year-old Corolla’s temperature gauge was in the red, dangerously close to overheating. But I wasn’t going to be stopped, [Click For More]

In Defense Of Pumpkin Season

October 20, 2014 // 29 Comments

As the Fall season is upon us once again, I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Pumpkin and get his take on the new brewing trend of hating on his kind. Pumpkin: It’s an honor to be here. I’m a big fan of Longawkwardpause.com. Although I was hoping it would be someone else doing the interview and not you. Like….I [Click For More]

The Saturday Six: It’s Symmetrical, Watson!

October 18, 2014 // 32 Comments

   We all have that one friend…that one person…who needs everything just so, just right, everything in it’s place, everything lined up, everything where it should be… And if you can’t think of that one friend or relative who is like that….guess what? It’s you! You can call it a disorder. You can call it [Click For More]

LONG AWKWARD PAUSE PRESENTS: OCTOBER HOROSCOPES 2014

October 13, 2014 // 12 Comments

  October 2014 Horoscopes – Compiled by Dr. Horatio Jackson-Smyth PhD, Psychic, Pilates Instructor, and Crypto-zoologist In October relationships will again be an extremely sensitive issue, no matter if it is about couple relationships, friendships, Relationships will be tense and conflicts can easily appear out of anything. Avoid games [Click For More]

The Saturday Six: Exploring Daily Life Facts

October 11, 2014 // 18 Comments

  Do you know what’s funny? The World. Do you know why it’s so gosh darn funny? Because even when you look around you and everything seems to make sense…it doesn’t. Sometimes if you take a moment to peel back the layers, nothing at all makes sense. Take for example: Turtle Neck Sweaters. On the surface, this makes sense. [Click For More]

LAP’s Investment Hoarding Guide

October 9, 2014 // 15 Comments

If you’re like me, you get deluged with snail-mail, e-mail and telemarketers trying to sell you the latest, hottest and most profitable get-rich-quick scheme. They all share some common traits: One, they’re profitable – for the jerk selling the plan, and; Two, they involve either gold, silver, diamonds or ‘official’ [Click For More]

If Kimye Made a Music Video

October 6, 2014 // 10 Comments

  Jacyln is the queen of the three S’s: sassy, snarky and sarcastic. You can find her at: snarkybrunette.com where she writes about pop culture, dating, life, pop culture, people, random things, and pop culture. You can also find her on her YouTube Channel: Snarky TV.     [Click For More]

The Saturday Six: Awesome Group Halloween Costume Ideas

October 4, 2014 // 15 Comments

  Halloween will be here faster than you know it. When most of the staffers at Long Awkward Pause were kids, the vinyl costume ruled the streets. This was the one where the mask was plastic and went around your head with an elastic band. While the costume itself, you stepped into like surgical scrubs, and it tied at the top. Once either the [Click For More]

This Week I Learned Pt III

October 2, 2014 // 17 Comments

Reddit.com has this great feature called: Today I Learned, which complies little interesting and trivial facts about random things. We here at Long Awkward Pause have gathered a sample of some that we found worthy of mention:   A company is now able to mass produce spider silk. They inserted the genes of the spider into a species of [Click For More]