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On Blowing a Zucchini & Why We Karaoke

Posted by Kanika

You know those random things you always think about: I Hate Summer. Those silly things you always do: Confusing Bravery with Stupidity or Why We Karaoke. Those things you really want to do: A List of Lists I Want to Make. Those things you wish you never did: On Blowing a Zucchini. Those things you worry about: What To Do At a Reception When You Don’t Know Anyone. Those things you really worry about: Why We’re All a Bunch of Commitmentphobes. Those questions you’re too scared to ask: Why Would Anyone Want to Have Sex With Me?


Any thought you’ve had, are having or will have is probably catalogued on Thought Catalog, a site for “relevant and relatable non-fiction” by contributors who’ve been published everywhere from The Paris Review to Maxim. It's really just a fun site to browse posts on love & sex, pop culture, the digital age, entertainment and more.

They call themselves avant-now, but their mission is also archival. “We plan on sticking around for a longtime,” the website says. I see it as a giant brain for browsing other people's thoughts, some that might have been scooped out of my own brain while I was dreaming or working or Growing Up and Getting Deleted from Facebook.

I suggest you get into Thought Catalog's head. They're already in yours.

You know those random things you always think about: I Hate Summer. Those silly things you always do: Confusing Bravery with Stupidity or Why We Karaoke. Those Things You Really Want to Do: A List of Lists I Want to Make. Those things you wish you never did: On Blowing a Zucchini. Those things you worry about: What To Do At a Reception When You Don’t Know Anyone. Those things you really worry about: Why We’re All a Bunch of Commitmentphobes. Those questions you’re too scared to ask: Why Would Anyone Want to Have Sex With Me?

Any thought you’ve had, are having or will have is probably catalogued on Thought Catalog, a site for “relevant and relatable non-fiction” by contributors who’ve been published everywhere from The Paris review to Maxim.

They call themselves avant-now, but say their mission is also archival. “We plan on sticking around for a longtime,” they say on the website. I see it as a giant mind, and in it many minds that

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