Greg Dybec

Bio

Greg Dybec is Managing Editor of Elite Daily. His collection of essays, "The Art of Living Other People's Lives," will be available January 2017 through Running Press.

This Insane Uber Story Proves How Much People Care About Their Ratings

By Greg Dybec
One of the more recents additions to the list of things I overthink and obsess over in life is my Uber rating. My fascination with my rating as a customer began when one of my drivers told me I had somehow earned the flawless average of five…

Jon Bellion’s Emotional, Inspiring Journey To The Top Of The Music Industry

By Greg Dybec
Jon Bellion is in the position any aspiring artist dreams about. He is floating, suspended in air somewhere between the ground and a ceiling-less sky. He currently inhabits the purgatory that exists before the type of massive fame that doesn't allow…

The Guy Behind Your Favorite Songs Just Dropped The Album Of The Summer

By Greg Dybec
Jon Bellion might not be a household name...yet. But even if you don't know the name, chances are you've heard his work. Bellion has major writing credits on Rihanna and Eminem's massive hit, "The Monster," which he won a Grammy for in 2015. He also…

This Is How To Get Any Girl's Phone Number Using Just A Calculator

By Greg Dybec
The art of getting a stranger's phone number will forever be perplexing. There's no right way to ask someone who knows nothing about you to offer up her most direct line of communication. Especially because giving out your number is something you…

How To Write A Book When You Have A Full-Time Job

By Greg Dybec
It took me five minutes to write this sentence. Five minutes of staring into space until the idea of writing an opening line about how long it took me to think of an opening line popped into my head. In the grand scheme of things, five minutes isn't…

This Quiz Will Tell You How Terrible Of A Person You Are

By Greg Dybec
Remember that time you weren't paying attention in your high school history class... no? Well, there was probably a lesson about this guy named Thomas Hobbes. He was an English philosopher who basically said all people are born with evil, savage…

How Many Of These 5th Grade Test Questions Can You Get Right?

By Greg Dybec
Ah, 5th grade. A time of brown paper lunch bags, passing notes in class, the beginning of uncontrollable hormones and, of course, a lot of annoying tests. Tests about seemingly elementary things like the branches of government, types of rocks and…

This Quiz Will Tell You How Weird You Act When You're Alone

By Greg Dybec
The great philosopher Justin Timberlake once said, "The best part about being alone is that you really don't have to answer to anybody. You do what you want." What I think he was getting at is that solitude has a funny way of bringing out our more…

This Is The Hardest True Or False Quiz You'll Ever Take

By Greg Dybec
True or false: We all know those people who have a peculiar knowledge of random facts. These people can usually point to obscure national flags and name the country. They know the population of the region the wine you're drinking is from. They know…

What It Would Look Like If Donald Trump's Sexist Quotes Were About Men

By Greg Dybec
Donald Trump says sexist things. I did not break this news, and Trump certainly does not hide his misogyny. Trump's ability to perpetuate these stereotypes and biases across mainstream platforms has only further proven that sexism and prejudice…

Can You Tell The Difference Between Old Pharrell And Young Pharrell? (Quiz)

By Greg Dybec
You know how if you leave a McDonald's burger out for like 10 years, it won't look any different than the day you bought it? Well, Pharrell is basically the McDonald's burger of people. He hasn't aged in over a decade and nobody can quite figure out…

I Dressed Like Justin Bieber For 10 Minutes, And This Is What Happened

By Greg Dybec
The transformation happened around 3 pm. The loose yet clingy cotton sweater enveloped me like a hug only a mother can provide. I felt warm. I felt important. The cloth tickled my knee. Why was something designed for my upper body touching my…

Your English Degree Isn't Worthless, No Matter What Anyone Says

By Greg Dybec
At some point between the formation of universities and the soaring cost of tuition prices, being an English major became stigmatized. The decision to obtain an English degree is often perceived as an irrational, dreamlike state, in which…

How I Landed A Book Deal With A Major Publisher At 25

By Greg Dybec
I’ll never forget the day my agent called me with the news. I was in London, desperately trying to shake a fierce case of jet lag that lingered like a dense fog in my brain. I was scheduled to speak at my very first media conference on behalf of…

How Bud Light Turned The Beautiful Catalina Island Into Whatever, USA (Photos)

By Greg Dybec
Last year, Bud Light took over the small town of Crested Butte, CO and turned it into Whatever, USA, the ultimate party destination for anyone #upforwhatever. For the entire weekend, hundreds of lucky participants from all over the country enjoyed…

'Suicide Squad' Director Tweets Photo Of Jared Leto As The Joker

By Greg Dybec
It's universally understood Jared Leto can pull off just about anything. Though, when it was revealed he'd be playing The Joker in “Suicide Squad,” the world couldn't help but wonder how anyone could follow up Heath Ledger's iconic performance in…

8 Strange And Specific Anxieties That Only True New Yorkers Will Understand

By Greg Dybec
New York City is a masochist's dream. For its inhabitants, it's both the greatest city in the world and a grand obstacle course, offering a limitless supply of anxiety-inducing daily hinderances. New Yorkers make a choice to endure a unique set of…

The Modern Gentleman Doesn’t Exist… Because Women Won’t Let Him

By Greg Dybec
What comes to mind when you think of the Modern Gentleman? Sturdy mahogany tables, perhaps? Whiskey cocktails? Leather satchels and perfectly-cuffed chino pants? The Modern Gentleman glides through life with a permanent “Early Bird” Instagram filter…

The 14 Things You Need On Your Résumé To Land Your Dream Job

By Greg Dybec
Whether you’ve got a freshly printed diploma, one that’s collecting dust in a closet or you’ve strayed away from the path of formal education, having a strong résumé is a vital asset in today’s economy. While it’s crucial that a résumé should…

30 Of The Hardest (But Most Necessary) Things That Must Be Done To Achieve Success

By Greg Dybec
Success is defined differently for everyone; however, facing difficulties on the road to success is a common denominator for anyone pursuing his or her passions. What separates those who see their dreams through and those who don’t is the ability to…