Joe Oliveto

Bio

Joe is a contributor to Elite Daily with a passion for finding new, interesting ways to avoid completely growing up. Follow his progress on Twitter @JoeOliveto1.

8 Things You Think You Know About Your Pet That Are Totally Wrong

By Joe Oliveto
Caring for a pet is a rewarding experience, allowing you to develop a close bond that defies the limits of language. You may not be Cesar Milan, but you're pretty sure you've got a decent understanding of how your cat or dog is feeling at any given…

The 11 Best Times Major Landmarks Were Destroyed in Movies

By Joe Oliveto
Just in time for (Welcome to) Earth Day, 20th Century Fox has dropped the second full trailer for “Independence Day: Resurgence,” treating us to two-and-a-half minutes of sci-fi carnage, mindblowing special effects, and Jeff Goldblum doing his best…

Holy Sh*t, I Can't Believe Girls Have To Walk In These Things

By Joe Oliveto
I'm your typical American dude. Please accept my apologies. (I'm not sure what I'm apologizing for, but I am sure it's something.) As your typical American dude, there are some experiences I'm not likely to ever have. Dealing with “that time of the…

If A Guy Does Any Of These 10 Things On His Tinder Profile, Swipe Left Now

By Joe Oliveto
Finding that special someone on Tinder is like looking for love at a party in your freshman year of college. You have to put up with raging hormones, unstable personalities and more bullsh*t than you find at a presidential debate. And you do all…

5 Reasons Why The 'Nice Guy' Is Actually An Assh*le

By Joe Oliveto
“I'm just an honest, old-school gentleman. Seems like women these days don't appreciate that, though. Guess they'd rather date assh*les instead of giving a nice guy like me a shot.” Sound familiar? These days, it seems that online dating apps are…

4 Legitimate Reasons Why Guys Won't Commit To A Relationship

By Joe Oliveto
It's a trope we've seen in sitcoms, rom-coms and various other types of coms: The male half of a heterosexual relationship just can't seem to take the next step with his girlfriend. She wants a ring; he's not ready for marriage. She wants to move in…

Why The Concept Of 'The One' Is Completely Ridiculous

By Joe Oliveto
"The one." Your soulmate. Other half. Forever Valentine. Jennifer Lawrence. You might call it something else, but you know what I'm talking about: that ever-elusive romantic partner who will finally complete you. This isn't someone you're merely…

9 Traits You Might Have In Common With Serial Killers

By Joe Oliveto
When it comes to pop culture, trends come and go. These days, superheroes dominate the box office, but as with any genre, our interest will eventually fade. We still watch gangster movies, but not nearly as much as people did in the 1930s. Every now…

9 Questions All Guys Ask Themselves On A First Date

By Joe Oliveto
First dates are naturally awkward. There's an unspoken understanding that we're all going to just pretend it’s a low-stakes night of having fun and joking around with someone new and not an audition for the role of romantic/sex/life partner. That’s…

13 Traits You Might Already Have In Common With Billionaires

By Joe Oliveto
If there's one theme linking all Millennial stories, from the relatable fictions of “Girls” and “Broad City” to the painful truths of your blog, it's the struggle to make money. In the shadow of a recession, earning a decent paycheck seems about as…

8 Harsh Realities Of Being A Guy Who Looks Way Younger Than He Is

By Joe Oliveto
I am so lucky I can grow a decent beard. Maybe I should explain that. See, I have this problem, one which many other men also face: I look a lot younger than I actually am. With facial hair, I can reasonably pass for an adult. When I'm clean-shaven,…

21 Songs Every Guy Learns To Play On Guitar To Impress Girls

By Joe Oliveto
Somewhere, right now, an American teenager is purchasing his first acoustic guitar, dedicated to achieving one dream: getting a girlfriend. You’ve seen them before. In coffee shops, on college campuses, crouched in the corner, playing some familiar…

Why People Who Marry Their High School Sweethearts Are Insane

By Joe Oliveto
Hey there! I’m 28 years old. Turns out, that’s just another way of saying that all of my friends are getting married. I’m here stressing over what Netflix show I should binge next, and they’re out there committing to other people for the rest of…

6 Things That Happen To Guys When They Get Serious About Relationships

By Joe Oliveto
Hollywood wants us to believe that finding love when you're young is something that actually happens. And sure, every now and then, two adolescents defy the enormous odds against them and manage to build a legitimate, committed relationship. But…

9 Essential O.J.-Related Books and Movies For 'American Crime Story' Fans

By Joe Oliveto
Have you been watching “American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson”? Because, damn, you really should. Like, if you aren’t, fix that right away. Sorry to recommend yet another must-watch show, but this one’s worth it. Yeah, it could have been a…

The Subtle Ways Insecure Guys Will Try To Prove Their 'Alpha' Status

By Joe Oliveto
“Mean Girls” is a true cinematic landmark in the Millennial age, depicting, with stunning accuracy, the subtle ways high school girls will try to ensure that they stay on top of the social food chain. Even as an adult male, I can relate. Because,…

6 Heinous Criminals Who Also Appeared On Reality TV Shows

By Joe Oliveto
Between catching up on “Game of Thrones” and “Making a Murderer,” TV audiences need something light to balance out the gruesome mayhem that tends to be the focus of most other programming. Usually, that’s what reality TV is best for. Sure, you may…

8 Totally Normal Words With Positively Filthy Origins

By Joe Oliveto
Etymology is generally not a subject known to excite anyone outside of English grad students and “Jeopardy!”fans. People just don’t care that much about the origin of words. But that lack of interest likely stems from an assumption that the people…

10 Real Crime Sites You Can Visit For An Extremely F*cked-Up Vacation

By Joe Oliveto
Thanks to “Serial,” “The Jinx,” and “Making a Murderer,” true crime stories are back in a big way. A couple of years ago, everyone in your social circle was begging you to watch “Mad Men.” Now, we're much more interested in actual mad men. For most…

Men Have Depression Too And It's Nothing To Be Ashamed Of

By Joe Oliveto
I was sitting on the toilet when I first realized that something was very wrong. The moment had a sense of inevitability to it, like a festering resentment that finally erupts into pure rage. This was the point of no return. There'd be no more lying…