Shannon Fiedler

Shannon is a twenty-something writer and actress living in New York City. She spends her free time taking dance classes, binge-watching Gilmore Girls and curating a list of the best nachos in Manhattan, all while listening to 1989 on repeat.

The One Secret To Cooking The Perfect Piece Of Bacon That’ll Make Mornings More Delicious

Everything tastes better with bacon. I consider this one of the main philosophies by which I live my life. Do unto others; better safe than sorry; extra bacon on everything. But seriously, what dish was ever hindered by the presence of bacon? None.…
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11 Harry Potter Memes That'll Make You Laugh Every Time

Harry Potter is one of the greatest fandoms of all time. Even though the final film came out more than five years ago, the hype still lives on. The franchise's muggle enthusiasts are always theorizing, discussing and creating things that continue to…
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13 Oscar Nominated Movies You Can Stream On Netflix Now

The 88th Oscar ceremony is quickly approaching, and film fanatics are trying to squeeze in those last-minute viewings. But they have trouble finding all of this year's Oscar-nominated movies in theatre or even available to stream. But if you can't…
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17 Celebrity-Inspired Baby Names We Wouldn't Mind Giving Our Children

When it comes to choosing a good baby name, celebrities don’t have the best reputation. With famous folks naming their kids after fruit, numbers, and directional points, it’s understandable why you might be hesitant to turn to the tabloids when…
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13 Ways To Celebrate Galentine's Day, As Told By Leslie Knope

"What's Galentine's Day? Oh, it's only the best day of the year." So are the immortal words of feminist superstar, Leslie Knope. Every Feb. 13, Leslie and her girls get together to "kick it breakfast style" and spend the morning together — just a…
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11 Things You Realize When Re-Reading 'Harry Potter', Because J.K. Rowling Is A Master Of Foreshadowing

You've read and loved every moment of the Harry Potter series, from the opening line of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, “Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very…
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13 Netflix Movies To Watch On Valentine's Day That'll Bring Out The Hopeless Romantic In You

Certain holidays are made for movies. Horror films on Halloween, Christmas movies all December long, and romantic comedies on Valentine's Day. And if your plans for Feb. 14 involve curling up on the couch — with or without a significant other — than…
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13 Things To Do On Valentine's Day If You're Single & Still Want To Cover Yourself In Pink

Valentine's Day can be a pretty polarizing holiday. It clearly separates us into two groups: In A Relationship, or Single. Somewhere along the line, Feb. 14 became not just V-Day but also Singles Awareness Day, aka S.A.D. This is ridiculous, because…
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7 Foods That Make PMS Worse &, Unfortunately, Are The Ones You Want The Most

Headaches, cramps, fatigue, volatile moods — welcome to womanhood, ladies. Sure, big picture, getting your period is a good thing. But, thinking in more immediate terms, it's a serious pain in the *ss. It makes your stomach hurt, makes you feel…
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13 Valentine's Day Gifts To Buy Yourself, Because Self-Love Is The Best Kind

Whether you're in a relationship, riding solo, or somewhere in the "It's Complicated" zone, don't rely on anyone else to get you what you want this Valentine's Day. This year, buy yourself a Valentine's Day gift. That way you know you'll get…
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13 Blue & Orange Drinks For Broncos Fans To Sip On Super Bowl Sunday

After an awesome win over the New England Patriots, Peyton Manning and the rest of the Denver Broncos are heading to the Super Bowl 50. Broncos fans everywhere are ecstatic, and counting down the days until the big game. They're planning their…
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17 Cold Weather Beauty Tips To Get You Through The Winter Months

Chapped lips, dry hair, cracked knuckles: welcome to winter. The season may be good for skiing, but it's definitely not good for your beauty routine. This time of year leaves you feeling dried out and full of static, not to mention pale. So knowing…
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Here's Everything Leaving Netflix In February, So Stream Your Sweet Goodbyes STAT

The Netflix giveth, and the Netflix taketh away. Each month, the streaming service adds a multitude of new titles to its lineup, but it also forces us to say goodbye to movies and television shows that will no longer be available. Here's everything…
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15 '90s Movies You Look At Differently As An Adult

The '90s was a great decade for cinema. It gave us classics like The Matrix and Clueless, along with hundreds of other films we've grown to cherish. We laughed, we cried, we saw them again. . . and again and again. But as we grow up, some of our…
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Want To Declutter? Take A Page Out Of Fay Wolf's Book, 'New Order'

No matter how often you clean out your closets or delete old emails, inevitably, things will, at some, point get cluttered. And the idea of trying to organize it all can be incredibly daunting. Enter Fay Wolf, actress, songwriter and author of the…
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21 Super Bowl Dips That Are Worthy Of A Championship Ring Themselves

Most people enjoy the Super Bowl for the game. Some people are really just in it for the halftime show. Some people get a kick out of the commercials. But everyone loves the food. Super Bowl Sunday is a tour de force of appetizers. There are endless…
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Everything Coming To Netflix In February, Giving You Plenty To Stream Come Snow Days

February: It's too cold to go outside, kids are home from school for February break or unexpected snow days, and you're already over your New Year's resolution to be more productive. So, are you looking for something to do this month? We've got you…
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11 Reasons New York City Is The Best Place To Raise Kids, No Matter What Anyone Says

When people think about raising kids in New York City, they probably harp on small spaces, crowded streets, and noisy nights. But by focusing on these less attractive attributes, they're overlooking all of the reasons New York is the best place to…
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9 Underrated '90s Movies You Should Watch ASAP

People credit the '90s with creating some of the most iconic movies of all time. The Titanic, Clueless, The Lion King … the list of fantastic 1990s films goes on and on. But in addition to the titles you've seen more times than you can count, the…
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13 Winter Storm Jonas Memes That Prove The Internet Loves The Jo Bros

The forecast is predicting for a giant blizzard to rock the East Coast from Jan. 22 to Jan. 24, but what is even more newsworthy than the storm itself is that it has been named Winter Storm Jonas. As soon as the news broke that the nor'easter would…
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