Talia Koren

Talia Koren is a Staff Writer at Elite Daily who genuinely wants to help twenty-somethings get their sh*t together. She graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in cinema studies and formerly worked in showbiz.

Taylor Swift Was Ryan Reynolds For Halloween And Blake Lively Couldn't Even

ByTalia Koren
It's safe to say Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are one of the most adorable celebrity couples in existence, and it's possible Taylor Swift wants to be all up in that. (I mean, who wouldn't?) The "Shake It Off" singer dressed up as Deadpool, a…

Beyoncé And Jay Z Halloweened Harder Than Blue Ivy As 'Black Barbie' And Ken

ByTalia Koren
Beyoncé, Jay Z and their daughter, Blue Ivy, were not playing games with Halloween costumes this year. We thought maybe their epic Salt-N-Peppa "Push It"-inspired costumes won Halloween this year, but the Carters weren't done yet. Last night,…

Hilary Duff And Her BF Are Being Dragged On Twitter Over Their Costumes

ByTalia Koren
Here's a question that's been on Twitter's mind all day: Who let Hilary Duff and her new boyfriend wear offensive Halloween costumes? The 29-year-old and Jason Walsh made their first appearance together this weekend at Cindy Crawford's Casamigos…

College Kid Supplies Students In Need With Essentials: Ramen And Capri Sun

ByTalia Koren
Many challenges come with being a college student, but feeding yourself shouldn't have to be one of them. When Alabama A&M University student Justin Franks learned some of his classmates had trouble getting dinner at the end of a long day of…

Kylie Jenner's Sexy 'Dead Dinner' Put All Other Halloween Parties To Shame

ByTalia Koren
I'm not really a Halloween person, but apparently, it's a big deal for Kylie Jenner. She's actually a huge Halloween nerd. We've confirmed this because, well, all you have to do is take a look at the snaps from her elaborate Halloween dinner. First…

College Students Dress As Disney Princesses To Cheer Up Cancer Patients

ByTalia Koren
A foundation called A Moment Of Magic started by two college students has volunteers dress up as real life Disney princesses to visit children in hospitals. If that doesn't make you want to say "awww" out loud, then there's probably no hope for…

Boy Allegedly Locked In Closet For 3 Years Until He Died, Stepdad Had No Clue

ByTalia Koren
A mother allegedly locked her son, Yonatan Daniel Aguilar, in a closet for three years until he died. He was 11 years old, and his stepfather apparently had no idea he was there the entire time. According to The Washington Post, he was last seen at…

Guy Pretends Chocolate-Covered Brussels Sprouts Are A Thing, Twitter Loses It

ByTalia Koren
It is officially Halloweekend. Everyone has candy on the brain... or at least inside their desk at work. It's also prime time for health nuts to post "alternatives" to candy to avoid consuming so much sugar and processed crap. This guy on Twitter,…

3 Signs You're Not Just 'Freaking Out,' You're Having A Panic Attack

ByTalia Koren
Driving is not in my top 10 life skills. I'm not terrible, but of all the places I've freaked out, inside a car by myself is the most common. I'll never forget a traumatic driving experience back in college when I was on my way to work. It was in…

It's Already Snowing In Parts Of The US, So The Fall Season Is Officially Dead

ByTalia Koren
People are always PUMPED for fall. It's pretty much America's favorite season. It even has a flavor mascot (pumpkin spice). Just the other day, I was walking down the street with a friend and a gust of wind caused a shower of red leaves to pour on…

We've All Been James Corden And Niall Horan Trying To Get Laid In Sexy Costumes

ByTalia Koren
Confession: I have no costume planned for Halloween this year. I know. I dropped the ball. It happens. But James Corden and Niall Horan are more than prepared for the holiday. The two teamed up for this hilariously erotic parody of Ginuwine's "Pony"…

The Key To Not Burning Out At Work May Be Just Ignoring More Things

ByTalia Koren
You probably first experienced burnout when you were in school. You know, after the beginning of the semester but before finals came around, during that part in the middle that never seems to end. And if you know the feeling from school, chances…

7 Things You Can Put Around Your Apartment To Boost Your Mood In The Winter

ByTalia Koren
Now that summer is over and our days are getting shorter, we might start to feel a little SAD. Meaning, we're more likely to come down with seasonal affective disorder, a mood disorder characterized by depression that develops when the seasons…

Why We Can't Stop Ourselves From Eating, Even When We Feel ‘Full'

ByTalia Koren
With Halloween right around the corner, candy is at every store. It's irresistible, no matter what you tell yourself. Just yesterday, I was walking through CVS and found myself buying candy corn M&M's. I saw them, I grabbed them and I ate them as I…

KFC Brought Fried Chicken And Pizza Together For The Most Ungodly Combo

ByTalia Koren
I wish I was at the meeting at the KFC headquarters when someone got up and said, "Hey, instead of putting fried chicken on pizza, let's put pizza on fried chicken!" To some, this probably sounds like a good idea, but I think it's straight-up pizza…

Mom Faces Jail After Threatening To Kill Son Over Phone Charger In Viral Video

ByTalia Koren
A Colorado mom pled guilty to abuse charges after a terrible video of her threatening to kill her two-year-old son went viral. The 16-minute video shows Katrina Kennedy-Flores, 26, screaming and cursing at her son over a lost phone charger. She…

Ciara And Russell Wilson Announce They're Having A Baby With Adorable Pic

ByTalia Koren
Ciara took to Instagram on Tuesday to tell the world she and husband Russell Wilson are expecting their first baby together. Tuesday was also her 31st birthday. It's like instead of us giving her a present, she gifted all of us instead with this…

I Dropped $1,000 To 'Invest In Myself' And, No, It Wasn't At A Spa

ByTalia Koren
I wouldn't fork over $1,000 for just anything. In fact, I can't even bear to spend $15 on lunch at work, which is why I brown bag it every day. I even stopped buying clothes for three months. But, when I had the opportunity to drop $1,000 on a…

Ann Coulter Got Roasted After Confusing Beyoncé With Nicki Minaj

ByTalia Koren
Author and conservative pundit Ann Coulter majorly screwed up while trying throw shade at Michelle Obama on Friday with an embarrassing tweet to her 1 million followers. She (incorrectly) quoted Nicki Minaj to prove a point about the First Lady, but…

Guy Took Road Trip With 37 Dogs And 1 Cat To Save Them From Kill Shelters

ByTalia Koren
My partner and I are about to embark on a road trip ourselves this week, but it's probably not going to be nearly as philanthropic as the one Rick Haugen took earlier this month. Haugen, who owns an insurance company, loaded up a van with 37 dogs…