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Rookie: Ask A Grown Man

Good morning!

Jimmy Fallon did a stint for Rookie the other day in which he answered questions from fans (young girls) offering his advice on how to flirt with a shy boy and how to tell if a guy likes you.  Don’t lie, you know you were wondering about that too. Hope y’all can start your morning with this enlightening video!

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Tavi Gevinson Schools Jimmy Fallon on the Bitchface

My teenage fashion icon Tavi Gevinson stopped by Jimmy Fallon earlier this week to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Rookie. During the interview, she also teaches him  how to perfect the bitch face and it is pretty silly. Watch the entire clip here on Late Night!

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Perfecting the Bitchface – Not As Easy As You Think

“STEP ONE: Look as much like you don’t care as possible. Remember, the opposite of love isn’t hate, it’s indifference! So keep a straight face, and don’t flinch. (It always helps me to pretend I am a corpse.) If you’re one of those god-awful people who look all cheerful all the time, whose faces just naturally fall into a smile of any kind, you might have to use a little extra muscle to keep it looking like an emoticon.

Is it possible to adore Tavi anymore than we already do right now? I don’t think so. Tavi’s got a successful blog and an online ‘zine that oozes coolness. Have I mentioned that she’s only 15 years old? Practically in every post that I ever write about her. To read more about the steps in producing this “Unamused” bitchface look and other bitchfaces, click here.

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Rookie

Yesterday, teenage blogger Tavi Gevinson launched her new website, Rookie, which is supposed to be sort of a bible for teenagers. It actually kind of rocks though and I think I’ll probably find myself on the site every now and then.  On the site, Tavi covers music, movies + tv, style (no surprise there!) and love and sex. At first, I thought that might be a little inappropriate as a topic for Rookie, but then I remembered 16 and Pregnant already happened. We’re a little too late for that…no pun intended? If I were a teenager, I think I would love to have an outlet like this to read and I have no doubts in Tavi of her success because she launched her career as a blogger at 13 and has only continued to blossom ever since. This site has already been compared to sites like HelloGiggles and The Hairpin (both blogs I read,) but is catered to the younger crowd. Check out Rookie here!

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