Kaitlyn Cawley

Kaitlyn is the Editor-in-Chief of Elite Daily. She has a bachelor's and a master's in comparative literature from The American University of Paris and Trinity College Dublin, respectively. Her interests include planes, languages and attention.

Recent Articles

Shaq Is Here To Save You... & All Your Online Shopping Orders

Shaquille O’Neal is 7 feet and 1 inch tall. No, this isn’t exactly groundbreaking news; in fact, you can readily access that information anywhere within the 6 million search results that populate for “Shaq” on Google. But there’s a very real differen…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

These Moving And Funny Tweets About Hugh Hefner Show His Death Has Impacted Many

On Wednesday evening, it was reported that the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine Hugh Hefner had died at the age of 91. His death was confirmed by reps at Playboy Enterprises who also attributed it to natural causes. Shortly after news …
By Kaitlyn Cawley

How To Turn Your Bad Date Into A Full-On Workout (Without Anyone Noticing)

The two of us were planted on either side of the table, our mouths shut tight in flat lines. Flatlining, that's exactly what the date was doing, and no amount of half-finished, awkward attempts at small talk could resuscitate the lack of chemistry be…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

67 Extraordinary Ways My Life Changed Instantly After The Solar Eclipse

Like so many of you, I watched the solar eclipse with rapt attention. I, too, rejoiced as the dark shadow of the moon stretched across the sun late this afternoon. Life, like the stars, was all-too ready to align, and the ever-eclipsing sun formed an…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

Elite Daily's "Ex Games" Podcast Is Here And It Tells The Two Sides Of A Breakup Story

Breakups, am I right? Over here at Elite Daily, we feel your pain. That's why we've started a whole new content series called the "Ex Games" that delves into the trials and tribulations of dating, relationships, "almost relationships," and breakups i…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

100 People Reveal The Honest Reason Their Last Relationship Ended In One Sentence

Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of being single, or the resurrection that is moving on, the Ex Games has every stage of a breakup covered. A…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

The Real Reasons This Generation Stopped Breaking Up And Started Ghosting

Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of being single, or the resurrection that is moving on, the Ex Games has every stage of a breakup covered. A…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

The Ariana Grande Explosion Targeted Women, And That's F-ed Up

Monday evening, an explosion rocked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, United Kingdom. Reports have at least 19 dead and 50 more injured, according to the Associated Press and the Greater Manchester Police. UPDATE: Manchester police revealed Tue…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

13 Issues Our Generation Will Never Stop Fighting For When Trump's President

This was never going to be a normal election. We all knew history would be made on November 8, 2016; some of us, however, were left high and dry when herstory didn't pan out. Alas, Donald J. Trump will be the next president of the United States. Sure…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

8 Women Share The Basic Rights That Make Them 'Nasty,' According To Trump

Hillary Clinton is "a nasty woman," and so am I. The first female presidential candidate for a major US political party has heard it all. And, regardless of your political leanings, it's clear there's a different set of rules when a woman runs for of…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

This Quiz Will Tell You If You Are 'Relationship Material' Or Not

Relationship material, unlike cotton or denim, isn't tactile. In fact, relationships aren't really a "one-size fits all" type of deal at all. Some people try on relationship material only to discover it's too small; some people find they stretch it o…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

13 Tips For Starting Your Own Business From Collision Conference 2016

On April 26, the tech world gathered in New Orleans, Louisiana (N'awlins for the locals) for a three-day conference to discuss the collective future of technology. The Collision Conference, which is now in its third iteration, has grown exponentially…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

This Quiz Will Tell You Exactly What You Should Do This Weekend

Friday afternoon is always an R. Kelly struggle between your mind telling you no and your body telling you yes. Did you sleep enough this week? Did you soar too high, dear Icarus, and party on a Wednesday? Have you not gone out since that one time in…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

Which European City Matches Your Personality? (Quiz)

Most of us grow up dreaming about traveling. We dream of exotic cities, foreign cuisines and smooth-tongued natives to show us the ropes. We grew up with wanderlust, felt it in our bones. We carried these dreams with us until we were finally able to …
By Kaitlyn Cawley

This Quiz Will Tell You If The Person You're Dating Is The One

Most people know what it's like to date the wrong person. It could be because your ex was a straight assh*le or maybe the person you thought was “the one” ended up hooking up with your best friend's cousin's landlord. It's never right to be in the wr…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

Why Are You Still Single? (Quiz)

Another day has dawned and here you are... single as the day you were born. Sure, no one needs someone else in order to be happy, but if we're trying to be honest with ourselves, love, validation and some bedroom activities really do help. So maybe i…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Cut Out Dairy

Let me start off by saying: I love cheese. No, I mean I love it. Not like normal love… like I would marry a block of cheddar and slip off with a cube of Swiss on the side. I would bathe in it from here until eternity; I would turn my head up to sky a…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

The 7 Real Differences Between A Tourist And A Traveler

I took a bus trip around Europe once; we started in Amsterdam and weaved our way by highway down through Germany and Austria and curved into Italy and back up through Switzerland and France. It was, undoubtedly, gorgeous. I got to see so much in such…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

The #AskTrump Twitter Event Exposed The Burning Questions Of Our Time

It isn't clear who actually made the decision to start the Twitter hashtag #AskTrump early Monday afternoon. What is clear, however, is that people will never waste an opportunity to troll Donald Trump. When the Republican presidential candidate took…
By Kaitlyn Cawley

20 Quotes For When You Feel Like You Just Need To Get Away From It All

There are few things as important to me as my passport; it's tattered, well-worn and stained with stamps of cities, countries and continents that are soaked into its creases. It has borne witness to every exploit, to every missed plane and every exci…
By Kaitlyn Cawley