Nine Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get You Through This Hell Month

Hey, Nichers! Can you believe we're more than halfway through the year? Neither can I! Here's how I'm coping with summertime malaise, and you can, too! Joining A Yoga Studio Like Some Rich-Ass Soccer Mom So I have this thing where I, like, never exercise. Like, never, ever, ever. I was momentarily kind of a … Continue reading Nine Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get You Through This Hell Month

Hey Pee Head: A Niche Interview With The Two Fifteen-Year-Olds Behind The Max2019 Alternate Reality Game

Earlier this month, a strange phenomenon began to spread across Tumblr: users were receiving messages from what appeared to be a run-of-the-mill pornbot with the username “sexygirlmax2019.” Curious bloggers quickly discovered, however, that the messages—all variations of “Hey pee head - can you teleport?”—were part of an immersive storytelling experience: an alternate reality game, or … Continue reading Hey Pee Head: A Niche Interview With The Two Fifteen-Year-Olds Behind The Max2019 Alternate Reality Game

Which Mad Men Characters Would Be Into Pegging? Spoiler Alert: Probably Not Pete

Full disclosure: I only just finished the first season, so I'm just ranking the main characters at that point in the series. It's entirely possible that I'm missing later context which would better inform my understanding of these characters' potential predilection for pegging. BETTY DRAPER: DEFINITELY NOT INTO IT "So, Betty," says a heavily pregnant … Continue reading Which Mad Men Characters Would Be Into Pegging? Spoiler Alert: Probably Not Pete

Singer-Songwriter Eye for the Sad Girl: A Netflix Original

It's been fifteen years since the Emmy Award-winning series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy revolutionized reality television. And it's been three months since we here at Netflix re-revolutionized reality television by rebooting Queer Eye and bringing you a bunch of thinkpieces about the semiotic ramifications of Antoni's bulge. Today, Netflix is pleased to introduce a new spin-off series: Singer-Songwriter Eye for … Continue reading Singer-Songwriter Eye for the Sad Girl: A Netflix Original

“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys, but With Single-Syllable Adjectives Other Than “Nice”

Wouldn't It Be Bad Wouldn't It Be Big Wouldn't It Be Brave Wouldn't It Be Chill Wouldn't It Be Choice Wouldn't It Be Clutch Wouldn't It Be Cool Wouldn't It Be Dark Wouldn't It Be Drab Wouldn't It Be Dope Wouldn't It Be Droll Wouldn't It Be Dumb Wouldn't It Be Fresh Wouldn't It Be … Continue reading “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys, but With Single-Syllable Adjectives Other Than “Nice”

Every “The National” Album, Ranked by How Much Matt Berninger Sounds Like a Bottom In It

While I don't pretend to be an expert on bottom culture, Ohio rock band The National's Matt Berninger certainly is. Encompassing lyrics from, "we'll be their pets, we'll wear their collars" to "I was born to beg for you," here's a comprehensive ranking of The National's current musical offerings, from least-bottomy to most. 8. The … Continue reading Every “The National” Album, Ranked by How Much Matt Berninger Sounds Like a Bottom In It

Please Watch the Andrew Scott Hamlet Before the BBC Takes It Off Their Website

Hello Niche Readers! We, and by we I mean I, Seph, would like to take a break from our usual programming to inform you that until April 30th you can watch the BBC broadcast of the recent Almeida Theatre production of Hamlet, directed by Robert Icke and starring Andrew Scott. It's good. You should watch … Continue reading Please Watch the Andrew Scott Hamlet Before the BBC Takes It Off Their Website